Hidden in last night's release notes is the final nail in the coffin for Microsoft's unloved digital assistant, Cortana.
That's not surprising, though, given that Microsoft has made it clear that Windows 10 19H2 will be a more minor update which is about tweaking and improving performance, rather than introducing any big new headline features. Microsoft's workaround for that problem was to simply remove all external media before attempting to install the update. Alexa could pave the way, turning your Windows 10 machine into an Echo Show-like device, but this doesn't mean Cortana is completely out from the picture.
In the recent Spring 2019 update, Microsoft moved Cortana into a separate app from the desktop search, fuelling speculation that it has been demoted in the company's priorities. The actions include removing popular Microsoft Internet games.
Aside from that, the fresh preview build contains a fix aiming to reduce the latency involved when inking (using Windows Ink with a stylus and touchscreen).
Facebook agrees to pay Sh500b fine over privacy Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusett also weighed in , saying "the FTC should break Facebook up, plain and simple". It is still unclear what restrictions are on Facebook's handling of user privacy in the settlement.
Philippines may exit from UN Rights Council Of the 47 member-states, 18 voted in favor of conducting an investigation into the Philippines' drug war. The Palace official even cited the high satisfaction rating of Duterte in recent public surveys.
10 tips for making the switch from Windows 7 to Windows 10 With the end of support for Windows 7 looming, four tech chiefs share their tips for making the switch to Windows 10.
In order to aid organizations in deploying a new OS to all endpoints, Microsoft has provided different options for companies still running Windows 7, one of which includes an extended support package at an annual cost of up to $500,000 for a company with 10,000-plus endpoints, the research said.
The options will be off by default, and Microsoft is not expected to roll out the update until September. Microsoft said, "It is with heavy hearts that we have made the hard decision".
For those who already have Windows 10version 1903 installed, there really isn't a fix.
Eaton's body was found near the settlement of Xamoudochori, in Hania, almost a week after she was last seen by friends on July 2. They've said they want the world to remember her as an acclaimed scientist, talented athlete, musician and beloved mother.
Russian Federation and Turkey penned a $2.5 billion agreement on the sale of four battalion sets of S-400s to Turkey in late 2017. The deliveries for the Russian-made defense system, which is driving a rift between Turkey and the United States, began Friday.
The Gears of War franchise was first created by Fortnite developer Epic Games ; Microsoft purchased the rights to it in 2014. Studio head Rod Fergusson gave his two cents and is all-in on removing tobacco use from the game.
Ben Stokes Can't Be Greatest Player of All Time! However, the departure of Jos Buttler (59) brought about a reversal of fortunes. Stokes was still on strike and he pushed the ball down the ground, setting off again for a two to ensure he kept the strike.
In the Daniel Craig cinematic timeline, Blofeld is actually James Bond's adoptive half-brother Franz Oberhauser. In fact, the villain's first appearance in the film franchise dates back to 1963's From Russia With Love .
He said he was "extremely grateful" that the storm had not caused the disastrous floods which had been forecast. People walk on a street during a downpour at the French Quarter in New Orleans , on July 14, 2019.
Pakistan closed its airspace completely after aerial dogfights in February ratcheted up tensions between Islamabad and New Delhi . However, it did not benefit most of the commercial airliners and they were waiting for Pakistan to fully open its airspace.
Liang was also quick to add that his company still preferred to work with Google and Android to develop its mobile devices. At the moment, Huawei remains on U.S. blacklist as a potential security threat, despite Trump's reassurance.
Her body was discovered in her auto a little over three miles from her home about 3:45 p.m. on Friday, police and relatives said. It also has prominent exhibits on President Barack Obama, whose presidency Roberts-Joseph cited as an inspiration to children.
It's the maximum contract that the Sixers could have possibly offered Simmons as he is still on his rookie deal. Simmons, 23, will receive a nice steady increase in his pay once the extension kicks in, in 2020-21.
Two community health workers were murdered in their home in Beni, northeastern DRC, the health ministry said on Monday. So far, there have been almost 2,500 cases of the disease, including 1,600 deaths.
US Moves to Restrict Asylum for Southern Border Arrivals
Speaking with CNN after his tour of the facility, Pence blamed Congress for the poor conditions at detention centers. Immigrant rights groups say the Republican administration's policies are a cruel effort to keep immigrants out.
Kelly charged in sex scheme of kidnapping and payoffs
Kelly , the parents of Joycelyn Savage have made it clear that they won't stop speaking out until their daughter comes back home. Kelly is still facing state charges for criminal sexual abuse charges, as well as child support litigation with his ex-wife.
At 6.2%, China Q2 GDP growth slows to 27-year low
This is as the country continues to tackle the trade negotiations with the largest economy in the world, the United States (US). The growth data for China was the weakest since the first quarter of 2009, in the aftermath of the global financial crisis.
Protests, deals on Amazon Prime Day
Amazon's global sales for Prime Day are expected to hit $5.8 billion over the two days, estimated Coresight Research. Amazon Prime Day is meant to be a two-day parade of "epic deals", according to the online retail megalith.
One dies, hundreds evacuate after 7.3 quake in Indonesia
Residents leave their homes to find higher grounds following an quake in Ternate, North Maluku , Indonesia, Sunday, July 14, 2019. The USGS is reporting a second quake has rocked the region, a magnitude 5.8 which struck 63km north of Laiwui.
Amusement Park Ride Crash Kills 2, Injures 26
Reports also said the ride was near maximum capacity with 31 people on board at the time of the incident. The victims were identified as Manali Rajvadi, 24, and Mohammed Zaid Momin, 22.
Own goal hands Senegal place in Africa Cup of Nations final
The semi-finals pairings suggest a battle between North Africa and West Africa: Senegal face Tunisia as Algeria take on Nigeria . Senegal are the highest-ranked African country on the Federation Internationale de Football Association ranking.
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Recently, she opened up in an interview about her nervous breakdown to Head Talk, an organization that assists with mental health. Just makes you do not forget to live every day like your last. "She was a dime a dozen", another fan wrote.
China's GDP Growth Dips to 6.2% in Second Quarter
China's 1.3 billion consumers have continued to buoy the economy with retail sales up 9.8% on-year in June, up from 8.6% in May. The trade war with the U.S. has hit demand for China's goods, compounding slowing demand from the rest of the world.