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Microsoft releases Windows 10 20H1 Build 18985 with Bluetooth pairing improvements

Work continues apace on the next major feature update for Windows 10, due out next May. Today sees the release of Build 18985 (20H1) to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring, and it introduces Bluetooth improvements and changes to how optional updates are displayed. SEE ALSO: Windows 10 20H1 will be called Windows 10 May …

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Chevron, Schlumberger and Microsoft Announce Collaboration to Create Oil Field Intelligence Platform

In what is considered to be an industry first, Chevron, Schlumberger and Microsoft have announced a three-party collaboration to accelerate the development of petrotechnical and digital technologies. DELFI is a stable, secure and open cloud-based environment for E&P software across the entire petrochemical lifecycle, including exploration, development and production. The three companies will work together …

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AMD Ryzen 3000 U-Series APUs to be Featured in Surface; Navi 12 and 14 GPUs to Launch Soon

Earlier this week, it was confirmed that the upcoming Microsoft Surface laptops will be powered by Ryzen. A new leak suggests that the new Surface will feature the Ryzen 3000 APUs. A listing for an Acer laptop has the Ryzen 5 3500U listed as the processor. Let’s break down the rumors on-by-one. Moreover, the new …

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Why Microsoft is buying back $40B in stock – GeekWire

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. (GeekWire Photo / Kevin Lisota Microsoft is putting some of its piles of cash to work, authorizing a plan to re-purchase up to $40 billion in shares in one of the biggest stock buybacks in the company’s history. This isn’t the first time Microsoft has earmarked major cash to buy stock …

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Microsoft’s Exchange Server 2010 has its end of support pushed back by nine months

Microsoft Corp. is pushing back its January 14, 2020 end of support date for Exchange Server 2010 by nine months. In a blog post published this morning, Greg Taylor, Microsoft’s director of product marketing for Exchange, noted the date was changed after “investigating and analyzing the deployment state of an extensive number of Exchange customers.” …

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The KB4515384 update is also causing network and Action Center problems

There have been suggestions that quality control has been slipping at Microsoft of late, fuelled by the recent spate of problematic updates to the operating system. We’ve seen the KB4512941 update causing problems with high CPU usage as well as introducing a weird screenshot bug. After this, KB4515384 was found to cause problems with searching …

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