Microsoft says a new Windows 10 update fixes a zero-day vulnerability to a massive, global ransomware attack that uses leaked NSA code.
The next edition of Windowsv10 will be called the Creator’s Update and have 3D and VR capabilities built in. Even Windows Paint will have the ability to convert a photo into 3D.
If you hate typing passwords, Windows 10 will make life a little easier for you: you’ll be able to log in securely without one. Windows 10 will support security via biometrics and hardware keys (a/k/a dongles).
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The new version of Windows (code-named Threshold) that will be released next year will be called Windows 10, and will run on multiple hardware platforms. Microsoft is skipping the name “9” as a way of showing that this will be the last major release of Windows. Future releases will be small updates. Read more on ZDnet.
Call it E. Pluribus Windows: in a big shift from the Steve Ballmer days, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says Microsoft will merge all 3 versions of Windows into one OS that runs on all screen sizes.
This means developers can create universal apps that will run on any platform.