Microsoft delays Windows 10 update
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A few too many blue screens

Software King of the World Microsoft has delayed the launch of its Spring Creators Update for Windows 10 because of technical issues the company encountered with the supposed final release.

Microsoft builds own Linux kernel
Published in Wearables


To run secure IoT – not bad for what it used to call "cancer"

Software king of the world Microsoft has knocked up its own version of the Linux kernal to run a secure end-to-end IoT product that focuses on microcontroller-based devices.

Nigerian Microsoft network engineer helped launder money
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Money was stolen using Reventon ransomware.

A Nigerian-born Microsoft network engineer is facing federal charges in Florida for helping launder cash obtained from victims of the Reventon ransomware.

Microsoft open sources part of Windows
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In the 1990s this would have been unthinkable

Software king of the world Microsoft has open sourced its 1990s era File Manager for Windows 3.0. The code, which is available on Github under the MIT OSS licence, compiles under Windows 10.

64-bit Windows on ARM announcement expected soon
Published in Processors


Removes one of its biggest drawbacks

Microsoft is expected to make an announcement that it has sorted out the problem which prevents Windows on Snapdragon platform from running 64-bit apps.

Big tech signs up for new open source rival to ARM
Published in Processors


RISC-V business

More than 80 tech companies including Google, Qualcomm and Samsung have joined together to develop a new open source chip design that offers a much cheaper way to build chips for new technologies like autonomous vehicles.

Microsoft restructuring suggests shift away from Windows
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End of a blue screen era

Software King of the World Microsoft is doing another restructuring, but this time it appears that its bread and butter, Windows, is being downplayed.

Apple slumps and Microsoft overtakes
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Will beat it to become the first one trillion dollar company

Software king of the world Microsoft is on course to beat Apple, Amazon and Google and become the world's first company worth one trillion dollars, according to Morgan Stanley beancounters.

Spring Creators Update will take 30 minutes to install
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Better than one to two hours

Software King of the World Microsoft has sped up the amount of time it will take to upgrade its Windows 10 major feature upgrade.

US politicians try backdoor to take foreign data
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Bipartisan deal will force US Cloud companies to hand over data

Buried in a federal spending bill released late is bipartisan legislation to clarify a law that would require Cloud companies to hand over data stored overseas.