Half-billion Windows 10 devices, but PC slump stunts growth

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The new Microsoft Graph also powers a new universal, cloud-backed clipboard functionality that will launch with the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update and that allows you to easily access your clips on multiple devices.

The feature requires Cortana, Microsoft's digital assistant app, to run on each device.

Acer Inc. plans to sell a headset and motion controller bundle for $399 this holiday season, Microsoft said. Remember, though: at the Build 2015, Windows boss Terry Myerson claimed Windows 10 would be installed on one billion devices within three years (so by summer 2018). Getting halfway has taken almost two years. It's possible Apple is converting iTunes so it can continue to attract student users who may now be forced to source their downloads from the Windows Store. iTunes won't be able to singlehandedly change the fortunes of the Windows Store but it could go some way to encouraging users to give it a try. Both those companies have helped undercut the popularity of PCs running on Windows. OneNote 2016 is indeed coming, but Microsoft made it clear that the UWP app is the future of the app, and that that's the one that the company uses internally.

An early preview of Microsoft's new database migration services, which will allow Oracle and SQL Server customers to more easily move their data and quickly modernize their apps. Other manufacturers will offer the new device, too. Today, it revealed Apple is working on bringing iTunes to the store, officially converting its desktop app and giving it a store listing. At the time Microsoft said it was only the beginning.

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Austin Mayor Steve Adler , who was also named as a defendant in the suit, said he was glad the issue was heading to court. District Court for the Western District of Texas to uphold the constitutionality of Senate Bill 4 .

During a Windows 10 on ARM session at Build 2017, Microsoft shared some more details about Windows 10 on ARM.

Microsoft employee Dave Rogers pulls off a HoloLens device after trying it out in a Windows mixed reality immersive experience at the Microsoft Build 2017 developers conference, Wednesday, May 10, 2017, in Seattle. Microsoft said it enables MacOS and iOS developers "to use Microsoft's development tools, since they will no longer need a Windows computer or virtual machine to do so".

The store, though, still lacks the Chrome browser from Alphabet's Google, for example.