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Microsoft kills the last remnants of Nokia, will lay off 1,850 people

Microsoft kills the last remnants of Nokia, will lay off 1,850 people After selling the feature phone business to Foxconn last week for $350 million, and firing 7,800 people last year, Microsoft is firing 1850 people (1,350 from Finland, 500 elsewhere) and essentially exiting phone hardware altogether.” It’s really hard at this point to see just how Microsoft isn’t out of the phone business.

Woman wins $10,000 judgment against Microsoft for forced Windows 10 upgrade

The Seattle Times reports that Teri Goldstein, of Sausalito, California, sued Microsoft after a failed Windows 10 upgrade left her system performing poorly, prone to crashing, and reportedly unusable for multiple days.One $10,000 judgment against Microsoft isn’t going to make a blip in the company’s financial earnings or its overall Windows 10 trajectory.

Latest Windows 10 Build 14385 packs in many bug fixes, feature updates

Latest Windows 10 Build 14385 packs in many bug fixes, feature updates The 14385 build focuses on resolving common issues and bug fixes.More issues with LastPass were resolved, and the mobile version of the OS saw a battery life pickup and PDF improvements.

ExtremeTalk: Does anyone actually love Windows?

ExtremeTalk: Does anyone actually love Windows? When Microsoft announced Windows 10 back in January 2015, Satya Nadella described the operating system’s goal as follows: “We want to move from people needing Windows, to choosing Windows, to loving Windows,” he said.“We continue to pursue our goal of moving people from needing Windows to choosing Windows to loving Windows,” Nadella said.

Google cuts Chrome power consumption, but Microsoft still thinks you should use Edge

Google cuts Chrome power consumption, but Microsoft still thinks you should use Edge Over the past few months, Microsoft has taken potshots at Google for high power consumption under Chrome.Independent tests have regularly demonstrated that Chrome uses more power than Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, Firefox, or Opera, though the exact ratios and scores depend on workload and use-case.

IBM claims moving to Mac drastically reduced support calls, operating costs

IBM claims moving to Mac drastically reduced support calls, operating costs “The goal was to deliver a great employee choice program and strive to achieve the best Mac program,” Previn said.The $273 to $543 savings is the expected amount over four years compared with a conventional Windows PC deployment.