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Microsoft makes ‘major-minor’ Windows 10 release cadence the new normal

Microsoft makes ‘major-minor’ Windows 10 release cadence the new normal

Microsoft will repeat last year’s major-minor cadence for Windows 10’s upgrades, the company said Tuesday.

“We will again deliver Windows 10, version 20H2 using servicing technology (like that used for the monthly update process) for customers running the May 2020 Update who choose to update to the new release,” wrote John Cable, director of program management for the Windows Servicing and Delivery group, in a June 16 post to a Microsoft blog.

Cable’s description of the coming process echoed what he had said in July 2019, when he announced a sweeping departure from Windows 10’s previous twice-a-year-upgrade model. He even used phrasing almost identical to last year’s.

“We will deliver this feature update in a new way, using servicing technology (like the monthly update process) for customers running the May 2019 Update who choose to update to the new release,” he said at the time.

The end result this

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Cisco bulks-up advanced analytics features in DNA Center

Cisco bulks-up advanced analytics features in DNA Center

Cisco has added features to is flagship network control platform, DNA Center, that introduce new analytics and problem-solving capabilities  for enterprise network customers.DNA Center is the heart of Cisco’s Intent Based Networking initiative and is the...

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Google’s Go language could get generics in 2021

Google’s Go language could get generics in 2021

Developers of Google’s Go language are moving forward with plans to introduce generics into the language, with the capability potentially arriving in August 2021, if all goes well. The lack of generics, meaning a function or type that takes type parameters, frequently...

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BlueJeans touts new security, collaboration features

BlueJeans touts new security, collaboration features

Video-conferencing platform BlueJeans Network is bolstering its software with in-meeting features to help improve the work-from-home experience of its users and better position itself against rivals.Since its acquisition by Verizon, BlueJeans has seen usage soar as...

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Microsoft makes ‘major-minor’ Windows 10 release cadence the new normal

Microsoft will repeat last year's major-minor cadence for Windows 10's upgrades, the company said Tuesday."We will again deliver Windows 10, version 20H2 using servicing technology (like that used for the monthly update process) for customers running the May 2020...

Cisco bulks-up advanced analytics features in DNA Center

Cisco has added features to is flagship network control platform, DNA Center, that introduce new analytics and problem-solving capabilities  for enterprise network customers.DNA Center is the heart of Cisco’s Intent Based Networking initiative and is the...

Google’s Go language could get generics in 2021

Developers of Google’s Go language are moving forward with plans to introduce generics into the language, with the capability potentially arriving in August 2021, if all goes well. The lack of generics, meaning a function or type that takes type parameters, frequently...

Cisco Live: CEO Robbins reflects on challenges of race, pandemic, technology

A very different Cisco Live customer event began today: Totally online, no pomp, blaring music or flashing lights and featuring a keynot address that hit upon global challenges outside the tech industry.Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins said that 2020 has been a difficult and...

Critical flaws in embedded TCP/IP library impact millions of IoT devices across industries

Millions of devices, from consumer products like printers and IP cameras to specialized devices used across organizations such as video conferencing systems and industrial control systems, are at risk due to critical vulnerabilities found in an embedded TCP/IP...