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Microsoft: 200M now use Windows 10 in the enterprise

The latest numbers from the company show businesses are close to schedule to move away from Windows 7 before the older OS retires in early 2020.

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Microsoft, Qualcomm ship an SDK to solve the Snapdragon's 64-bit app problem

Microsoft has shipped a preview of Visual Studio that lets developers write 64-bit apps for PCs powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon chip, solving a key challenge for Always Connected PCs.

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How Microsoft's Windows ML machine learning could help apps anticipate your needs

At Microsoft Build, Microsoft developers sketched out the future of inking on Windows.

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Microsoft's mobile strategy: Create Windows-like app 'experiences' for smartphones

Microsoft is unveiling its new plan for mobile devices at Build: Create Windows-like app 'experiences,' using Timeline, a new Your Phone app, and the Microsoft Launcher. There's new news about Sets, too.

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Soon you'll be able to pay bills inside Outlook

Microsoft says Outlook.com users will be able to pay bills with one click, right from their email.

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How Microsoft Edge's hidden WDAG browser lets you surf the web securely

Windows 10 Pro users can use an enterprise-class version of the Edge browser, called Windows Device Application Guard, for secure surfing. Here's how to use it.

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Cortana gets the power of sight in Microsoft's future vision of conference rooms

Microsoft's "conference room of the future" demonstration at Build featured a Cortana-powered device that could both see and hear.

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Microsoft drops support extension for Windows 10 Enterprise

The move came with the release last week of the Windows 10 April 2018 feature upgrade.

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Microsoft shows Cortana and Amazon's Alexa working together at Build

The integration of Amazon Alexa and Microsoft Cortana will have to wait a little longer, though.

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Microsoft's Project Kinect for Azure sensor will be the eyes of the next-gen HoloLens

Microsoft unveils the specs of its fourth-generation Kinect sensor, known as the Project Kinect sensor for Azure.

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Microsoft's mixed reality isn't dead, it's just moving to where businesses will pay for it

At its Build developer conference, Microsoft is expected to talk about how AI and machine vision will improve the business world, adapting technology from the HoloLens and Kinect sensor as part of the process.

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Windows 10 update (and retirement) calendar: Mark these dates

Microsoft is releasing new versions of Windows 10 on a set schedule – and just as regularly retiring older versions from support. Here are all the dates you need to know about through Windows 7's retirement in 2020.

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Windows 10's busted HDR display support got a whole lot better in the April 2018 Update

The Windows 10 April 2018 Update added an SDR brightness slider that partially fixes the biggest problem with HDR monitors.

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Windows 10's April Update is making Chrome and Cortana freeze PCs

Google Chrome, Cortana, Visual Studio, and other programs are locking up in the Windows 10 April 2018 Update.

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Microsoft's Surface Pro tablet is just $500 right now at Office Depot, a 50% discount

Office Depot & Office Max have a great deal right now on the 128GB Surface Pro.

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The 5 best new features arriving on Outlook

Microsoft is adding numerous features, including bill pay and RSVP tracking, to Outlook on your PC and phone throughout May. We've picked the five best.

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Windows 10: The best tricks, tips, and tweaks

Windows 10 is chock-full of handy, hidden new features worth exploring, especially after the recent April 2018 Update. Check out the best tips and tricks here.

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For IT, Microsoft 365 shows what still matters about Windows

You might think of it as a subscription bundle that gets your users Office and Windows, but for the company, Microsoft 365 is really about simplifying how businesses manage PC software.

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How to get the Windows 10 April 2018 Update right now

The Windows 10 April 2018 Update starts rolling out today, but not all PCs will be part of the first wave. Here's how to install it today anyway.

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Why Microsoft gave Windows 10 (version 1803) a different name

Rather than recycling 'seasonal' names for OS upgrades, the company changed things up this time around.

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