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Windows 10: A guide to the updates

Here's what you need to know about each update to the current version of Windows 10 as it's released from Microsoft. Now updated for KB5026435 Preview, released on May 23, 2023.

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Microsoft advances mixed-reality plans with Teams avatars, Mesh update

Though generative AI was the main focus at Build this year, Microsoft is still working on a 'metaverse’ for the workplace.

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Microsoft’s M365 Copilot AI assistant gets third-party app integrations

Plugin extensions will let users of Microsoft’s productivity suite hook the app into third-party apps from vendors including Atlassian, ServiceNow, and Mural.

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Ethics — what ethics? For Microsoft, it’s full speed ahead on AI

Microsoft's quickly embraced all things AI, even as many in the tech industry raise concerns about the inherent dangers of the technology. The company doesn't care.

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May's Patch Tuesday update includes 3 zero-day flaws; fix them ASAP

Microsoft this week rolled out fixes for 51 vulnerabilities in Windows, Microsoft Office, and Visual Studio — including three zero-day flaws that should be patched immediately.

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Will Bing and Edge become the center of the Microsoft universe?

Microsoft is in the middle of rolling AI tools into as many of its products as it can. Its efforts, if successful, could rejuvenate Bing search and the company's Edge web browser.

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Microsoft adds M365 Copilot to more apps, extends customer trial to 600 firms

Hundreds of customers will be able to access Copilot in a paid early access trial as the generative AI assistant is rolled out more widely across the Microsoft 365 app suite.

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For Windows 10 PCs — out with the old, in with the new?

If you're still running Windows 10 on older hardware, it's time to start planning your upgrade path to Windows 11 and beyond.

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With Windows 10 going away, time to get serious about Windows 11

Microsoft last week made it official: there will be no more big updates for Windows 10. Now, companies have to get serious about moving to its successor.

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For Windows 10, 22H2 is the end of the road

Microsoft says the final version of Windows 10, released last fall, is version 22H2. From now until the end of support in 2025, only security updates will be released.

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UK regulators block Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision Blizzard

Almost a year after it opened its investigation into the proposed $68.7 billion acquisition, the UK’s Competition Markets Authority (CMA) has ruled that gamers would suffer from reduced choice should the deal go ahead.

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Microsoft bets on cloud growth as it continues to battle PC sales slump

Despite Microsoft seeing revenue decreases across a number of business segments, the company remains optimistic that AI integrations will help to boost future growth.

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Here’s how Microsoft plans to reap billions from AI

The company hopes steal search revenue from Google, help businesses build their own chatbots and AI tools, and incorporate AI-enhanced productivity tools across its product lineup.

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How to preview and deploy Windows 10 and 11 updates

Microsoft’s ‘channels’ for Windows Insider Previews and new Windows releases are confusing for everybody. Here’s help choosing the best method of testing and updating Windows 10 and 11 for yourself or your business.

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Is Samsung dumping Google Search?

Samsung may be considering dropping Google Search as the default browser on its smartphones, and the reason may be that Microsoft's Bing will boast an AI-infusion from the popular ChatGPT chatbot.

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Patch now to address a Windows zero-day

Microsoft has addressed 97 existing vulnerabilities this April Patch Tuesday, with a further eight previously released patches updated and re-released. A Windows zero-day requires immediate attention.

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It’s déjà vu all over again as governments put Microsoft in their crosshairs

Facing lawsuits, fines, and new regulations, Microsoft is playing defense on several fronts.

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Microsoft touts Windows 365 Frontline: 1 subscription for up to 3 workers

Windows 365 Frontline is aimed at hybrid workforces that perform shift and frontline work, and whose employees may need to switch out computers as they come and go without losing customized settings and data.

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