After a years-long pummelling, Microsoft has surrendered in the browser war, saying that it will junk Edge's home-grown rendering engine.
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LTSC, which was once called LTSB, is a specialised edition of Windows 10 Enterprise that promises the longest intervals between OS feature upgrades.
Relying in part on the telemetry it receives from Windows 10 computers, Microsoft is getting more aggressive in blocking PCs from getting problematic updates.
Most of the Firefox browser-maker's $562M in revenue came from deals struck for the default search engine spot.
For the second time in nine days, the Multi-Factor Authentication system used by Microsoft for Office 365 logins failed.
In less than 14 months, Microsoft's popular Windows 7 runs out of general support, a deadline that's pushing businesses to move up to Windows 10.
Mozilla added the alert system to its browser as a way or warning users who visit a site that's reported a data breach.
The move, expected to roll out in 2019, comes in the aftermath of the company's botched rollout of the Windows 10 October 2018 Update.
By acting as if the Windows 10 rollout delay had not happened, Microsoft ensured that users will generally get the support timeline they expect.
The 'October' update rollout was put on hold for 38 days after a file-deletion bug caused problems.
Microsoft's fall feature upgrade, released on Oct. 2, was pulled from distribution four days later. The company has yet to restart the release.
Google's Chrome 71 browser, due out in early December, will target particularly onerous websites by blocking ads.
Although Apple now claims an active installed base of 100M, that doesn't mean the company's computers and mobile devices represent a real alternative to Windows.
Microsoft is running out of calendar runway for Windows 10 October 2018 Update, the one it withdrew from distribution earlier this month.
The move is seen as yet another push by Redmond to steer customers to Office 365, which is sold as a subscription and is more lucrative for Microsoft.