After a years-long pummelling, Microsoft has surrendered in the browser war, saying that it will junk Edge's home-grown rendering engine.
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LTSC, which was once called LTSB, is a specialised edition of Windows 10 Enterprise that promises the longest intervals between OS feature upgrades.
In less than 14 months, Microsoft's popular Windows 7 runs out of general support, a deadline that's pushing businesses to move up to Windows 10.
For the second time in nine days, the Multi-Factor Authentication system used by Microsoft for Office 365 logins failed.
The move, expected to roll out in 2019, comes in the aftermath of the company's botched rollout of the Windows 10 October 2018 Update.
By acting as if the Windows 10 rollout delay had not happened, Microsoft ensured that users will generally get the support timeline they expect.
Although Apple now claims an active installed base of 100M, that doesn't mean the company's computers and mobile devices represent a real alternative to Windows.
Microsoft is running out of calendar runway for Windows 10 October 2018 Update, the one it withdrew from distribution earlier this month.
The move is seen as yet another push by Redmond to steer customers to Office 365, which is sold as a subscription and is more lucrative for Microsoft.
Windows remains in a revenue rut, with commercial sales up courtesy of Windows 10 but consumer sales down as individuals continue to eschew PCs.
Microsoft has released Exchange 2019, the newest version of its email server. But customers were unable to deploy or even test the software.
Distribution of Windows Server 2019, the successor to Server 2016, stopped at the same Microsoft yanked Windows 10 version 1809.
The bug, which forced Microsoft to pull the Windows 10 1809 feature upgrade from distribution, showed up during Insider testing before the OS was released.
Microsoft's decision this month to stop distribution of the fall feature upgrade to Windows 10 is only the latest sign of a broken update process.
Microsoft has constantly shifted its release and support timeline for Windows 10, responding to concerns and complaints from users.