Microsoft made a new build of the Windows 10 platform available to testers this week that is said to be effectively a preview of the first major update of the operating system.
Elsewhere, Microsoft appeared to confirm that Windows 10 is harvesting more data than ever before, while the firm showed more of its love for open source by making Red Hat products available on the Azure cloud service.
Microsoft releases Threshold 2 to Insiders and the rest of us next week
Microsoft has released Windows 10 preview build 10586 to testers, which sources indicate is likely to represent the release to manufacturing build for the upcoming Windows 10 Fall Update.
Microsoft confirms Windows 10 is harvesting more data than ever
Microsoft has admitted that Windows 10 is collecting more data than any of its predecessors, and there's not much you can do about it.
Microsoft to make Red Hat Linux available on Azure
Microsoft is making Red Hat solutions available natively to Microsoft Azure customers, and Red Hat Enterprise Linux will become the preferred choice for enterprise Linux workloads on its cloud platform.
Microsoft gives Config Manager the service overhaul
Microsoft is to start delivering more frequent updates to its System Centre Configuration Manager enterprise admin tool to support the 'Windows-as-a-service' lifecycle model for Windows 10.
Microsoft readying Windows 10 Store for Business
Microsoft is preparing to open the doors on the promised Windows Store for Business, a version of the Windows 10 app store designed to suit the requirements of enterprise users.
A new RSA report urges coders to sign a 'Hippocratic Oath' before embarking on AI programmes.
IT security vendor believes APT33 is working for the Iranian government
Darktrace pushes machine learning to take some of the pressure off of IT and security teams
Google also gets its hands on HTC's IP in a non-exclusive deal