Microsoft Announces That Windows 10 Is Running On 500 Million Monthly Devices

Lynne Hanson
May 12, 2017

Linux variants Ubuntu, SuSE Linux and Fedora are also coming to the Windows Store, giving developers the opportunity to run Windows and Linux apps on their Windows PCs.

Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella said on Wednesday tech developers have a responsibility to prevent a dystopian "1984" future as the USA technology titan unveiled a fresh initiative to bring artificial intelligence into the mainstream.

Key among them is how Apple intends to make this application available.

"For developers, Fluent Design is built to help you create more expressive and engaging apps that work across a wide range of device and input diversity", he added. "It goes from being kind of a sixty-second thing to five minutes or seven minutes, and suddenly, it's slowing you down". It's going to take a lot of work before true desktop apps are the reserve of power users but frontend improvements and the support of Apple will put Microsoft in a much better place to execute its future plans. In other words, Microsoft may have been able to encourage Apple to retrofit iTunes for Windows to the Windows Store by showing them how easy it would be. Visual Studio will wait until a developer stops typing for a couple seconds, and then push an updated view to the device so that they can see how it looks, Friedman said. The feature doesn't provide a full, live app experience, but it's created to be a useful way to iterate on fine details. Cortana asks if you want to pick up where you left in your app, doc or website.

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Xamarin Live Player isn't the only piece of mobile development news out of Microsoft's Build developer conference Thursday.

MS previewed the Cortana Skills Kit at its Build conference earlier today and showed an initial collection of 46 skill partners, including Domino's Pizza, Dark Sky, and OpenTable. The Redmond-based company originally blamed the delay on the renewed focus they placed on the Windows Phone.

Your PC uses a processor that is designed for the latest version of Windows.

New MySQL- and PostgreSQL-managed services that join Azure SQL Database to give developers expanded choice and flexibility on a service platform that delivers high availability and scalability, with minimal downtime, and data retention and recovery.

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