Microsoft is announcing something big on May 2

Apr 13, 2017, 01:42
Microsoft is announcing something big on May 2

This morning, Microsoft started sending out invites for a hardware and software launch event, to be held in NYC on May 2nd.

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According to sources familiar with the matter, we won't be seeing a Surface Phone, which is no surprise to anyone no matter how much certain Windows die-hards want Microsoft to release such a thing. It's also possible Microsoft may take this opportunity to reveal the hardware design of its upcoming Xbox Project Scorpio, just ahead of its E3 event in June.

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Setkus could prove to be the shield that guards Lithuania's chances of gaining a result and avoiding a humiliation on Sunday. England did concede a goal in the autumn qualifiers and the best bet is to look for a correct score with a home win to nil.

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Windows Cloud will supposedly run on cheaper hardware and will compete directly against Google's Chromebooks. As more and more companies look at hybrid cloud as the path of least resistance to a cloud presence, Microsoft is slowly rolling out more services to address that growing need. The name first popped up during the testing phase of the Windows 10 creators Update, but Microsoft has not publicly acknowledged its existence. Windows 10 Cloud which is specially designed for the education objective and by targeting students. Foley says that users of Windows Cloud will be able to upgrade to Windows 10 Pro for some amount of money.

The company is also believed to be working on Windows 10 Cloud, a new Windows 10 SKU that is locked down and restricted to only running apps from the Windows Store. And the word is that Microsoft is working on a streamlined new version of Windows 10, aimed at the educational market, where Google's Chromebooks are now beating Apple soundly and closing in on Windows' lead.

This January, the company announced Intune for Education which is a cloud based application and device management service which offers easy setup and management in shared learning environments. And today they actually officially announced the event. But what may come as a shock is that we're hearing that we won't see a Surface Pro 5 at the event either.

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