Apple Reports Second Quarter Results

Apple today announced financial results for its fiscal 2016 second quarter ended March 26. The company posted quarterly revenue of $50.6 billion and quarterly net income of $10.5 billion, or $1.90 per diluted share. These results compare to revenue of $58 billion and net income of $13.6 billion, or $2.33 per diluted share, in the year-ago quarter. Gross margin was 39.4 percent compared to 40.8 percent in the year-ago quarter. International sales accounted for 67 percent of the quarter’s revenue…

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Windows Analytics now helps assess Meltdown and Spectre protections

Last month, I shared some insights into what we learned early on in helping customers respond to the industry-wide vulnerabilities of Spectre and Meltdown. A top question we continue to hear from IT professionals around the world is how can they best assess if the Windows devices across their enterprise are protected?
These hardware-based security vulnerabilities are a new challenge for all of us. Customers’ devices require both updates to CPU microcode (firmware) and the Windows operating syst..

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Microsoft doubles down on Windows 10 IoT with added support

Companies making IoT devices have demanding expectations of their hardware and software. Microsoft is dedicated to delivering high quality, reliable IoT solutions for the devices which operate in harsh environments and are expected to last for many years. For decades, Microsoft has been serving customers in the embedded and IoT markets and we continue to increase our investment and commitment to this market.
Through a broader hardware portfolio, customers have greater ability to quickly and sec..

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Healthcare is getting safer, smarter and more secure with HP’s new lineup of Windows 10 devices

The new HP Healthcare Edition portfolio announced at HIMSS is powered by Windows 10 and includes an ultra-slim notebook, All-in-One (AiO), and premium clinical review display, all built to address the unique needs of healthcare providers: enhanced patient safety, streamlined workflows, and robust data security features.
The HP Healthcare Edition portfolio is safer to use in patient rooms by being built with special coatings and specific materials designed to resist deterioration from harsh germ..

Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17128 for Fast

Hello Windows Insiders!
Today, we are releasing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17128 (RS4) to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring.
On Build 17128, you will notice that the watermark at the lower right-hand corner of the desktop has disappeared. This does not mean this is the final build as we are not done yet. We’re just now beginning the phase of checking in final code to prepare for the final release. The only difference between this build and Build 17127 from Tuesday is the removal of the w..

Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17627 for Skip Ahead

Hello Windows Insiders!
Today, we are releasing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17627 (RS5) to Windows Insiders who have opted into Skip Ahead.
General changes, improvements, and fixes for PC We fixed an issue where If you try to open a file that is available online-only from OneDrive that hasn’t been previously downloaded to your PC (marked with a green checkmark in File Explorer), your PC could bugcheck (GSOD). We fixed an issue resulting in the Emoji Panel not working in the last two fligh..

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Windows Analytics now helps assess Meltdown and Spectre protections

Last month, I shared some insights into what we learned early on in helping customers respond to the industry-wide vulnerabilities of Spectre and Meltdown. A top question we continue to hear from IT professionals around the world is how can they best assess if the Windows devices across their enterprise are protected?
These hardware-based security vulnerabilities are a new challenge for all of us. Customers’ devices require both updates to CPU microcode (firmware) and the Windows operating syst..

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Microsoft doubles down on Windows 10 IoT with added support

Companies making IoT devices have demanding expectations of their hardware and software. Microsoft is dedicated to delivering high quality, reliable IoT solutions for the devices which operate in harsh environments and are expected to last for many years. For decades, Microsoft has been serving customers in the embedded and IoT markets and we continue to increase our investment and commitment to this market.
Through a broader hardware portfolio, customers have greater ability to quickly and sec..

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Healthcare is getting safer, smarter and more secure with HP’s new lineup of Windows 10 devices

The new HP Healthcare Edition portfolio announced at HIMSS is powered by Windows 10 and includes an ultra-slim notebook, All-in-One (AiO), and premium clinical review display, all built to address the unique needs of healthcare providers: enhanced patient safety, streamlined workflows, and robust data security features.
The HP Healthcare Edition portfolio is safer to use in patient rooms by being built with special coatings and specific materials designed to resist deterioration from harsh germ..

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How Raya’s $8/month dating app turned exclusivity into trust

The swipe is where the similarity ends. Raya is less like Tinder and more like a secret society. You need a member’s recommendations or a lot of friends inside to join, and you have to apply with an essay question. It costs a flat $7.99 for everyone, women and celebrities included. You show yourself off with a video slideshow set to music of your choice. And it’s for professional networking as well as dating, with parallel profiles for each.
Launched in March 2015, Raya has purposefully flown u..

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Windows Analytics now helps assess Meltdown and Spectre protections

Last month, I shared some insights into what we learned early on in helping customers respond to the industry-wide vulnerabilities of Spectre and Meltdown. A top question we continue to hear from IT professionals around the world is how can they best assess if the Windows devices across their enterprise are protected?
These hardware-based security vulnerabilities are a new challenge for all of us. Customers’ devices require both updates to CPU microcode (firmware) and the Windows operating syst..

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Microsoft doubles down on Windows 10 IoT with added support

Companies making IoT devices have demanding expectations of their hardware and software. Microsoft is dedicated to delivering high quality, reliable IoT solutions for the devices which operate in harsh environments and are expected to last for many years. For decades, Microsoft has been serving customers in the embedded and IoT markets and we continue to increase our investment and commitment to this market.
Through a broader hardware portfolio, customers have greater ability to quickly and sec..

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Healthcare is getting safer, smarter and more secure with HP’s new lineup of Windows 10 devices

The new HP Healthcare Edition portfolio announced at HIMSS is powered by Windows 10 and includes an ultra-slim notebook, All-in-One (AiO), and premium clinical review display, all built to address the unique needs of healthcare providers: enhanced patient safety, streamlined workflows, and robust data security features.
The HP Healthcare Edition portfolio is safer to use in patient rooms by being built with special coatings and specific materials designed to resist deterioration from harsh germ..

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How Raya’s $8/month dating app turned exclusivity into trust

The swipe is where the similarity ends. Raya is less like Tinder and more like a secret society. You need a member’s recommendations or a lot of friends inside to join, and you have to apply with an essay question. It costs a flat $7.99 for everyone, women and celebrities included. You show yourself off with a video slideshow set to music of your choice. And it’s for professional networking as well as dating, with parallel profiles for each.
Launched in March 2015, Raya has purposefully flown u..

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Rainforest Connection enlists machine learning to listen for loggers and jaguars in the Amazon

The vastness that makes the Amazon rainforest so diverse and fertile also makes it extremely difficult to protect. Rainforest Connection is a project started back in 2014 that used solar-powered second-hand phones as listening stations that could alert authorities to sounds of illegal logging. And applying machine learning has supercharged the network’s capabilities.
The original idea is still in play: modern smartphones are powerful and versatile tools, and work well as wireless sound detector..

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