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Microsoft Makes Room for Ubuntu at Windows Store

Microsoft has announced the availability of Canonical’s Ubuntu Linux distro as a free download in the Windows Store. It can be installed on any Windows Insider build, said Microsoft Senior Program Manager Rich Turner. There are some distinct advantages to using the Windows Store version of the Ubuntu Linux Distro: The software can be downloaded […]

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Microsoft Aims to Boost Internet Connectivity in US Heartland

Microsoft has unveiled an ambitious five-year plan that would use technology found in the television white space spectrum to develop affordable broadband Internet access for at least 2 million consumers, at total cost of $ 8 billion to $ 12 billion. The aim is to bridge the technology gap between urban and rural American communities. […]

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Microsoft Expands Linux Container Support in Windows Server

Microsoft has decided to expand its support for Linux containers in the next release of Windows Server. Linux containers and workloads will work natively on Windows Server, said Erin Chapple, general manager for the server operating system. The company also will extend Window Server’s Hyper-V isolation capability, which was introduced in the 2016 release of […]

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Microsoft Partners Heed Mixed-Reality Call

Microsoft showcased a new series of mixed reality headsets from partner firms Acer, HP, Asus, Dell and Lenovo at Computex 2017. The preview marked the company’s commitment to establish Windows 10 as a leading driver of mixed reality capabilities, as well as to open up the market to a wider variety of price points and […]

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