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Microsoft “Andromeda” this year, new HoloLens in 2019, and the next Xbox in 2020

The HoloLens headset. Microsoft Internal documents outlining Microsoft’s future hardware plans have leaked, giving a sneak peek at what the next couple of years of the company’s hardware are likely to look like, writes Brad Sams of Thurrott.com. First up, there’s a trio of Surface-branded devices with the code names Carmel, Libra, and Andromeda. Libra is […]

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Everyone complaining about Microsoft buying GitHub needs to offer a better solution

Enlarge Microsoft Microsoft is buying GitHub for $ 7.5 billion dollars, and predictably, there’s a developer backlash. GitHub, though notionally a for-profit company, has become an essential, integral part of the open-source community. GitHub offers free hosting for open-source projects and has risen to become the premiere service for collaborative, open-source development: the authoritative source […]

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Apple announces macOS 10.14 “Mojave”

Enlarge SAN JOSE—Apple detailed its next major operating-system update at its Worldwide Developers Conference keynote today: macOS 10.14, which the company has named “Mojave” in keeping with its California-based naming convention. Tim Cook told the audience that MacOS included a lot of new features for both everyday and pro users, and Craig Federighi kicked off […]