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Microsoft Has Several New Cortana Features for the Creators Update

Among the new features coming to Cortana with the next major Windows 10 release are a Universal Clipboard, the ability to unlock PCs via a smartphone, and a Notification Sync tool.
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Intel Wins Minor Battle in EU Legal Appeal

Seven years ago, Intel was fined a then record $1.19 billion by the European Commission. The company has been appealing the decision since then and has scored an important victory.

FTC Settles with Facebook for $5 Billion Over Privacy Failings

Facebook will pay $5 billion for its various privacy transgressions in recent years. Critics say the company got off lightly, while the FTC calls it unprecedented.

Apple Seeks UWP Developers for Windows Media Apps

Apple is looking for people to help develop Windows media apps, such as its Apple Music and Apple TV apps on macOS.

Microsoft Updates Windows 10 Build 16226 Changelog with Mixed Reality Enhancements and Features

The changelog for Windows 10 Build 16226 now includes a new teleportation system in mixed reality, as well as reliability improvements and speech recognition improvements. Meanwhile, Microsoft has highlighted several known issues.

AMD Gains Ground on Intel in Steam CPU Usage

Steam data for April shows AMD is increasing its usage market share against Intel, although GPU growth is non-existent.
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Microsoft Trials New OneDrive Flyout in Windows 10 Insider Build 14986

The new OneDrive flyout has a design more consistent with Windows 10, and also provides a bigger window for status updates.
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Lenovo Refreshes ThinkPad Lineup with Microsoft’s Precision TouchPad and Windows Hello

The company is also updating its renowned line of laptops with the latest 7th generation Intel Core processors and a couple of new authentication features. All 2017 models will come preloaded with an optimized Microsoft Signature Image.
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OnePlus 3 Update Delayed Due to Unspecified Issues

The OnePlus team received considerable praise upon the announcement of their OnePlus 3, but that reputation has since been sullied by a series of issues with their Oxygen OS upon release to reviewers and early...
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HERE Maps, Drive and Transit apps collection returns to Windows Store

Three apps from HERE Maps had been removed from the Windows store due to technical difficulties, but are now back and available for download again.

Huawei Achieves 3.67Gbps 5G Performance Milestone

Huawei has posted a new 5G performance milestone in real-world conditions by leverage C-Band spectrum without using millimeter wave tech.

Google Maps Introduces Motorcyle Mode with Improved Routes and ETA

Google Maps' new motorcycle mode joins a host of other India-first improvements, including a bespoke Android version, easier bill payments, and more.
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Microsoft Updates Visual Studio for Mac with Improved .NET Core Support and More

The latest update adds support for C# 7, a new web editor, and allows users to publish their applications directly to Azure from within Visual Studio.
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Microsoft Launches Counter-Attack on Russian Election-Hackers Of “Fancy Bear”

Microsoft has seized control of 70 domain names that link to Fancy Bear's command and control centers, therefore discovering previously unknown victims and hampering progress. It plans to carry on the tactic indefinitely.

Lenovo Updates ThinkPad Line and Debuts Business-Focused Windows Tablet

Lenovo ThinkPad laptops now support 8th-generation Intel Core processors. At CES 2018, the company debuted a new 2-in-1 called the Tablet 10.
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Visual Studio 2017 Gets Windows 10 Creators Update SDK Support

The latest update brings the version number to 15.1 and adds support for Xamarin Workbooks for C# 7. It also brings several performance improvements.

Microsoft releases Windows 10 SDK build 10586 with UWP improvements and Silverlight Bridge

The Windows 10 SDK build 10586 accompanies the recently released 1511 Windows 10 November update and includes the Visual Studio 2015 Update and other enhancements for app developers. The Silverlight bridge to convert Windows Phone 8.1 apps to UWP is now also available.

OneNote for Windows 10 Now Sports a Fluent Design Context Menu

One Note's new context menu lets users quickly access formatting options like text color, bold and underline, introducing elements first seen at Build 2018.

Intel Acquires Autonomous Vehicle Company Mobileye for $15.3 Billion

Intel has announced an acquisition of Mobileye to accelerate innovation for in-car systems and autonomous tech. The companies have been collaborating since last year and Mobileye will now serve as Intel’s autonomous vehicle division.