Windows 10 represents a comeback for Microsoft after a disastrous Windows 8 launch and heavy competition from phone systems such as Apple's iOS and Google's Android. The company's selection of 9 May, as well as answers several officials gave last week during an online Q&A, signal that it will retire Windows 10's versions on Patch Tuesdays, just as it has ended support for other OS editions on those 12 days throughout the year.
In the end, Microsoft supported Windows 10 1507 for 21 months rather than the pledged 18.
What Microsoft now calls the "Current Branch" in Windows 10 updating parlance will be changing to "Semi-Annual Branch Pilot".
Windows 10 was said to be getting a huge Anniversary update, which would be free to all Windows 10 users. Both of these flaws, CVE-2017-0261 and CVE-2017-0262, stem from how Microsoft Office handles Encapsulated PostScript (EPS) image files and can lead to remote code execution on the underlying system.
City removes 2nd of 4 Confederate statues in New Orleans
Demonstrators both for and against the removal of Confederate era statues had gathered at the site. It had been tied up in legal battles over efforts to remove it since at least the 1980s.
Google is replacing the Play Store's Top Developers program
Below the home card sits an interface even more reminiscent of Google Now, complete with content suggested to the user by Google. The demonstration shows the first Alpha look at what Google's next OS will be - codename Armadillo , codename Fuchsia .
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Microsoft has patched a severe flaw affecting many Windows machines.
In related news, after today, Microsoft will no longer be updating with new features, fixes or security fixes to the original Windows 10 release which came out in July 2015. We don't know for sure what Adaptive Cards will be, but we're assuming it will allow developers to build universal cards that look and work the same across all of its different services.
Last week, the company announced to bring Mixed Reality features to Window 10 via update. In addition to annual updates on the performance of Windows, Office and the Surface devices, Microsoft is expected to comment on a new Windows design language, codenamed "Project Neon" and share updates to the company's AI research.
Microsoft first detailed their plans for bots and the Bot Framework back at Build 2016, and it's set to take things a step further this year.
He added it was "tremendous" that Microsoft had released the patch so quickly.