The latest rotten deeds of Microsoft may be found below, mixed within positive Linux and Open Source news.
Microsoft Windows 10 users, I feel for you. Following a run of frustrating, limiting, chaotic and quite bizarre update problems (and a whistleblower), one the worst updates in some time has struck again. Picked up by both TechDows and MSPoweruser, they are warning the KB4517389 update (which is already causing Start Menu, search and browser problems) is now causing the dreaded Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) on some PCs as well.
Microsoft announced a bunch of stuff at its event including a dual-screen device running new Windows 10X, the Surface earbuds, and the Surface laptop 3. And then, out of nowhere, it hit us with a dual-screen device that runs Android. That’s right! Microsoft’s new Surface Duo is a dual-screen device running the Android operating system.
ORACLE HAS SHOWN OFF Oracle Autonomous Linux, an autonomous operating system that requires no human supervision to run. The operating system was unveiled this week by Larry Ellison, Oracle co-founder and chief technology officer, at the firm’s OpenWorld conference in San Francisco, and is – according to the company -the world’s first autonomous operating system capable of tuning and patching itself while running.