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A lot has happened this past week, including the expected Patch Tuesday, and the unexpected departure of Dona Sarkar as head of the Windows Insider Program. Be sure to catch up on the news below.
Today, Microsoft announced that Dona Sarkar will no longer be the head of the Windows Insider Program. She'll be moving to the Microsoft Developer Relations team in an advocacy role.
The head of Microsoft's Insider Program, Dona Sarkar, in an interview talks about a new roadmap for the future of the Insider Program, known as WIP 2020, and the changes that will result from it.
Microsoft's African Fellowships are small-scale efforts towards its global empowerment and productivity goals - but as part of the Windows Insider Program, they aim to have a much wider impact.
Apparently, there will be no new builds this week, since Microsoft is still busy processing bug reports from the major Windows 10 build 16215 for PCs Preview release from a week ago.
MIcrosoft's Dona Sarkar will be chatting with Neowin this week about the East Africa Fellowship, and the #Insiders4Good initiative - and she'll also be answering some questions from Windows Insiders.
Dona Sarkar spoke with Neowin about the Windows Insider Program, Surface Phone (!), Insider MVPs, Windows 10 Mobile, how Microsoft is approaching technology in emerging markets, sleep, and lots more.
After some concern, Dona Sarkar confirmed today that while the free upgrade offer will end for PCs, Windows 10 upgrades will continue to be free for all phones that are eligible for the upgrade.
Over the last few days, many users have reported that they weren't seeing Windows 10 build 14352 for PCs in Windows Update. Dona Sarkar has reported that the build is back online for everyone.
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The much-beloved head and public face of the Windows Insider Program, Gabe Aul, is passing the torch. The new person from whom to beg for new Insider Preview builds is Dona Sarkar.