‘ Microsoft Launches Windows 10 Skipping 9 -WHY- Terry Myerson Replies its a More Appropriate Name ‘

#AceWorldNews – UNITED STATES (San Francisco) – Microsoft on Tuesday lifted the veil on the next version of Windows: Windows 10.

At an event in San Francisco focused on corporate users, Microsoft previewed early elements of the next generation of its iconic computer operating system.

It represents the first step in a whole new generation of Windows, said Microsoft executive Terry Myerson.

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The company said it will focus on one Windows product family across devices. Its corporate users will find Windows 10 “familiar, compatible and productive,” Myerson said.

Microsoft’s Joe Belfiore gave a demo, focused on the core experience in how the PC “is evolving.”

There are live tiles, familiar to Windows 8 users, but also elements familiar to Windows 7 users, which is far more widely deployed. The Start menu and task bar are front and center.

Yes, the company is skipping the “Windows 9” moniker. Why skip 9?

“When you see the product in its fullness, I think you will agree with us that it is a more appropriate name,” Myerson said.

Among other things, Belfiore said the company wants to focus on personalization, to make the Windows experience particular to individual users’ tastes and preferences.

“We are trying to hit this balance in just the right way,” Belfiore said.


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' Microsoft Windows XP Will No Longer Get Java Runtime Support '

#AceWorldNews – UNITED STATES (Silicon Valley) – July 14 – Windows XP hold-outs pay attention. If you run the Java runtime on XP, it looks as if the current version is about as good as it gets.

The next version, 7u65 and 8u11, due to ship in the middle of July, will not support or run on XP.

Oracle hasn’t announced this so much as sneaked out the information on its Java support site.


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