Microsoft preparing for Microsoft Managed Desktop
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Behold the Windows you rent

Microsoft is getting ready to replace Windows 10 with the Microsoft Managed Desktop which will be a "desktop-as-a-service" (DaaS) offering.

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 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
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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.

Ghana teacher demos Office without computer
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Internet sensation

A teacher in Ghana who educates his students on computer technology - without any computers - has become an online hit.

Microsoft might start demanding your phone number
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Always asking for a little more personal information


Software giant Microsoft is getting a little stalkerish and is getting more persistent about asking for your phone number.

Intel stuff-up forces redesign of Windows and Linux
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Processors to take a 5-30 percent performance hit while AMD is laughing

It seems that Intel has forced Windows and Linux developers to come up with a software patch to cover a design flaw in its processors.

Windows ARM chips might carve up the PC low end
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Microsoft and Qualcomm might take a huge section of cheap PCs from Intel and AMD

Diviners at Digitimes Research have been consulting the livers of freshly slain bulls and reached the conclusion that Qualcomm and its new chum Microsoft might be set to carve off a big chunk of the low end PC market.

Star Trek’s Federation will still use Windows XP
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Coders have a look at Discovery code

Star Trek fans with HD have been looking at the code used in the new Star Trek: Discovery show and found that the Federation’s latest starship appears to be using Windows XP.

Windows Subsystem for Linux is out of beta
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Vole goes cross platform

Early adopters on the Windows Insider program will notice that Windows Subsystem for Linux is no longer marked as a beta feature as of Insider build 16251.