It appears that some Linux distros have started making their way to the Windows Store. The operating systems are available for Insiders right now, and will be generally available later this year.
A week of Windows security, dreams of a Surface Note, and Surface Pro sleep disorder
A massive swath of internal Microsoft data has been leaked online, containing 32TB of internal builds for Windows 10 and the source code for some of the core systems for the operating system.
In a highly unusual move, Microsoft has once again released security patches for unsupported versions of Windows, including XP and Vista. It has also warned of state-sponsored cyberattacks.
Hacker group PLATINUM has used Intel's Active Management Technology to create a file transfer tool. This does not exploit a flaw but rather subverts a legitimate use of Intel's technology.
Disney has announced that Star Wars: Commander is being removed from the Windows Store in order to focus resources elsewhere. Support for other platforms, including Android and iOS, will continue.
Windows configuration tool that enables you to modify your existing install or an image yet to be deployed, remove Windows components, configure and integrate, speed up the Windows deployment process
The Action Fraud centre of the UK is now warning people about tech support scams saying their machine is infected by WannaCry, and then demanding a hefty amount of money as payment.
Telegram for desktop has received a new stable update today, enabling voice calls for those using Windows, Mac, and Linux. Chat admins also get access to more control over messages in this update.
Microsoft announced the results of its first-ever Windows Developer Awards that recognizes and highlights the "outstanding work" that several developers have accomplished over the past year.
Microsoft has rolled out Project Rome as a preview release for iOS. Through the SDK, the company aims to bridge the "experience gap" across multiple platforms and devices, regardless of form factor.
Joining Windows for PCs and Mobile, Office, Skype and Visual Studio, Windows Server is the latest to be integrated into the Insider Program. Preview builds are expected to be available "this summer".
Containing 16 critical and 41 important security fixes, Microsoft has unleashed its biggest Patch Tuesday addressing serious flaws found in Windows, Office, and even Windows Defender.
Telegram for desktop will receive a stable update in the near future that will bring voice calling functionality. It'll mean that Android, iOS, Windows, macOS, and Linux will all support calls.
The original version of Windows 10 - that is version 1507 - is reaching the end of its lifecycle. Microsoft will no longer be issuing security updates to machines running this iteration of the OS.
A Google security researcher has reportedly discovered a "crazy bad" vulnerability in Windows, which can easily spread. Although full details aren't available yet, a report is expected to follow soon.
The latest Steam hardware survey indicates that the Windows 10 user base on the gaming platform has remained more or less stagnant, compared to the statistics from the previous month.
Microsoft has announced that its Build developer conference this year will host the first-ever Windows Developer Awards. You can cast your votes in the four available categories before April 27.
Hacker group Shadow Brokers has released yet another cache of tools used by the NSA. Among them, these tools exploit vulnerabilities from Windows 2000 to Windows 8, including server variants.
As Microsoft promised to do last year, it is finally blocking updates for Windows 7 and 8.1 for devices that are using Intel's seventh-generation Kaby Lake and AMD's Ryzen processors.
MSN Weather can finally join the dark side as the app now supports a dark theme. Windows Insiders on the Fast ring can now head over to the Store to download the new update.
It was 25 years ago that Microsoft released Windows 3.1 and laid the foundation for the future of its operating systems. Today, Neowin pays homage to Microsoft's last 16-bit operating system.
Microsoft has sent out a new update for the Windows Store to Insiders bringing a slew of features and UI improvements including a new progress bar design and a tweaked share button.
Makers of blue light filtering app f.lux have announced a brand new beta version for Windows, which brings a new UI, presets, disabling by application, new hotkeys, high DPI display support and more.
Microsoft's Windows has held the crown of being the most-used operating system in the world for over two decades. But its reign has come to an end as Google's Android has trumped its rival OS.
After facing a decline for two consecutive months, Windows 10's user base on Steam has struck back, reaching an all-time high of 51.2%, ahead of the release of the Creators Update later this month.
Microsoft has sent out a new update today that gives users a glimpse of design changes coming to Windows 10. If you are a Windows Insider in the Fast Ring be sure to head over to the Windows Store.
Microsoft today announced another Office Insider Preview build for Office 2016 for Windows desktop users, bringing with it a range of improvements for Access, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Visio.
Telegram for Windows phones has received an update today bringing with it a revamped interface, the ability to delete messages for everyone, pinned chats and interactive notification support.
Microsoft has updated the Project Rome SDK for Android, introducing support for app services which will allow Android and Windows devices to seamlessly communicate with each other.
Microsoft today announced a Bug Bounty Program for Office Insiders on Windows. Eligible Bounty payouts for vulnerabilities that are discovered by users are between $500 and $15,000.
After skipping last month's security patches, Microsoft has now finally caught up with the release of the latest updates. Included, are 18 total security fixes, nine of which are deemed critical.
Ion was a space survival massively multiplayer online game that was shown off at E3 2015. Not many details about the game were revealed and now it appears that development on it has ceased.
As part of Microsoft's Unified Update Platform (UUP), future Windows 10 Insider updates could arrive in 1GB packages or even less. Users could see a 65% saving in download size, easing your bandwidth.
Microsoft is offering an interesting deal for movie-watchers in the US. For the next few days, it's offering several Oscar-winning movies for $4.99 each, along with a complimentary $5 gift card.
Google's Project Zero website has disclosed an unpatched Windows vulnerability to the public, as Microsoft has failed to fix it within the 90-day deadline provided by the security research team.
Microsoft is claiming that 2017 will be an 'epic' year for Windows 10 and Xbox One gaming, and has also announced the upcoming release of two original Xbox classics on the aforementioned platforms.
Microsoft has delayed this month's Patch Tuesday updates, pushing them back until March 14. Internal sources at the company have stated the delay was due to issues with the patch build system.
Microsoft has just announced the delay of February's Patch Tuesday, pushing back the anticipated updates all its supported products. The cause remains unclear, as does the new date for the rollouts.
Microsoft has announced version 1.3 of UWP Community Toolkit, claiming it to be the "largest update" since launch. It is used by developers to simplify UWP app development, among other things.
Keeping in view Google Analytics' importance for developers as a means to provide insights for apps and websites, Microsoft has announced an SDK so Windows developers can utilize the services as well.
Microsoft has touted Windows 10 and Surface devices' security enhancements for enterprise users, claiming its latest operating system to be the "most secure" version of Windows.
To be able to combat tech support scammers, a programmer has utilized bots which answer the fraudulent calls. This, according to him, is his major initiative to shut down Windows scammers for good.
Microsoft has released the Android version of the 'Project Rome' SDK. The platform aims to minimize the "experience gap" for consumers who use the same apps on Android and Windows devices.
If you were in the market for a premium business grade laptop, the HP EliteBook x360 1030 G2 might be for you. The laptop offers top-end specifications and security features like Sure Start / View.
Microsoft announced today that it's releasing an update to Skype, and at the same time, the company said that some older versions of the service will stop working on March 1, 2017.
Microsoft's new shell for Windows 10 is described as a "lightweight version of Windows designed for the modern computing world" - but the report raises more questions than it answers for now.
Bethesda teased a new Prey title in 2016 during E3 and now pre-orders have finally been made available. The title will arrive in May and will be released on the PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox.
Readly, a magazine subscription service, will retire its app for Windows and Windows phones after February 27. Users are being told to turn to the iOS, Android, or Kindle Fire versions of the app.
It appears that the Windows Store version of Resident Evil 7: Biohazard is plagued by performance issues, with many reviews claiming that the game crashes immediately upon launch.
Cities: Skylines is celebrating its two-year anniversary on PC in March. It has since had three expansions and it looks like an Xbox version if finally on the way and will be shown at GDC 2017.