From another Xbox One update and the death of MSN, to Surface, Spotify, iThings, recalls and other explosive events, we take a look back at some of the highlights from this week's tech news on Neowin.
Windows 10: Three years, one billion devices - how is Microsoft doing so far?
Windows 10 Insider Preview build 14379 out now for PC and Mobile
Huawei's MateBook goes toe-to-toe with Surface
Microsoft: Windows 10 Anniversary Update available on Aug. 2 - here's what's new
99% of Windows 10 Mobile devices are Lumias (and other Windows phone insights)
Ransomware: what it is, and what you can do about it
Microsoft is finally shutting down its Windows Live Messenger service - still popularly known as 'MSN Messenger' - on October 31, after it closed in all markets last year with the exception of China.
David Auerbach, a former Microsoft programmer who worked on the company's MSN Messenger client, has written a new article on his part in getting the program to work with AOL's AIM service in the 1990s