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Microsoft cautiously restarts Windows 10 1809 upgrade distribution

The rollout was halted after a bug wiped out some users' files; Microsoft ackowledged that the lost data may not be recoverable.

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Windows 10 quick tips: 11 ways to speed up your PC

Want Windows 10 to run faster? Take a few minutes to try out these tips, and your machine will be zippier and less prone to performance and system issues.

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What the heck is it with Windows updates?

Lately, it’s been difficult to update Windows systems without running into some showstopping bugs. WTH is going on?

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Microsoft open-sources Infer.Net machine learning

The technology will become part of the ML.Net framework for statistical modeling and online learning

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Windows 10: A guide to the updates

Here's what you need to know about each update to Windows 10 as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for KB4464330 (OS Build 17763.55), released Oct. 9, 2018.

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Lab rats, Windows 10 and the importance of being last

The file-deletion flaw that plagued last week's rollout of the Windows 10 October 2018 Update shows how Microsoft uses consumers to test out the OS so its important customers – businesses – are protected.

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Microsoft Surface Headphones Hands-On

Microsoft surprised us October 2 by unveiling the Surface Headphones, designed to tune out the noise, with 16 different levels of noise cancellation. And of course, it works with Cortana.

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How to block the Windows 10 October 2018 Update, version 1809, from installing

With the October 2018 feature update to Windows 10 (version 1809, build 17763, Redstone 5) now available, here are the best ways to ensure you install it when you’re ready — even in the face of recent forced updates from Microsoft.

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Microsoft Surface Pro 6 Hands-On

The new Surface Pro 6 looks a lot like its predecessor, but Microsoft made a few changes under the hood. And it's black.

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Windows by the numbers: Windows 10 backtracks, Windows 7 remains resilient

Migration watch: Windows 10 unexpectedly slipped in September as Windows 7 gained ground, delaying the point where the newer OS will supersede its predecessor.

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Top web browsers 2018: Internet Explorer sags below 10%

The venerable browser from Microsoft continued to shed users in September, dragging down the company's overall browser market share to a record low.

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SAP on Azure vies with Salesforce on AWS to break data out of silos

Data silos are bad, but strategies differ on the best way to break out of them.

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Azure’s new machine learning features embrace Python

New tools for Azure ML include integration with Python environments and self-tuning training for machine learning models

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Microsoft’s SignalR real-time service moves to the cloud

The cloud service is geared to apps including social networks and GPS

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Microsoft’s ML.Net framework adds TensorFlow scoring

This capability enables use of an existing model from Google’s TensorFlow deep learning and machine learning toolkit

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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 and beyond.

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Microsoft Azure Devops Services puts devops in the cloud

Azure Devops replaces Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS), providing services for CI/CD, testing, and kanban project boards

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Project Athens to provide a proxy server for Golang modules

Athens offers a global registry for Go modules along with a standalone proxy server for deployment on premises

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