Microsoft Announces new Innovations for Windows 10

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During the event at Build 2016, Microsoft’s executive vice prsident of Windows and Devices Group announced the Windows 10 Anniversary update, which will deliver significant new innovations for consumers and developers for the Universal Windows Platform.

Satya Nadella, CEO, Microsoft, said: “As an industry, we are on the cusp of a new frontier that pairs the power of natural human language with advanced machine intelligence. At Microsoft, we call this Conversations as a Platform, and it builds on and extends the power of the Microsoft Azure, Office 365 and Windows platforms to empower developers everywhere.”

“With Windows 10 now running on over 270 million active devices, we’re celebrating with our fans by delivering the Windows 10 Anniversary Update. This significant update will help you interact with your Windows 10 devices as naturally as you interact with the world around you — using your pen, presence and voice,” Myerson said. “We are dedicated to making Windows the most productive development environment for all developers, with all-new capabilities for the Universal Windows Platform and all-new tools for bringing apps to Windows 10 from any platform.”

Among the new features introduced are:

  • New additions to the Cortana Intelligence Suite
  • New Windows 10 innovations deliver more personal computing and opportunities for developers.
  • Web developers, including American Express, BBC Sport, Yahoo Mail, zulily and more, have seen great success with Windows 10 Hosted Web Apps. And now, Windows 10 has support for native Bash with access to the Windows file system and the universe of open source command line tools.

To those of you that wishes to try out the latest Windows 10 Anniversary update, you may join the Windows Insider program and install the latest build. Starting today, developers in the Windows Insider Program can access the Windows Anniversary SDK Preview to explore the new features.

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