Myerson leaves after 21 years, and nearly three years in what some have called the hardest job at Microsoft - trying to build a device business after the company exited the phone handset business, while charting the future of Windows in a world that is moving away from the client-computing model that it led. Last year, Microsoft laid the groundwork created to make Windows part of a recurring subscription business via Microsoft 365, which is a bundle of Windows 10, Office 365, and elements of the Enterprise Security + Mobility service. Terry Myerson, the man behind Windows' growth so far, has resigned. Its cloud and subscription businesses are growing, however.
Redmond, Washington-based Microsoft has sought to sell those technologies to cloud customers as new ways to oversee workers, manage equipment and offer training in corporate environments. However, as MSPowerUser noted, Microsoft is trying to combat this by making Windows more versatile and adopting features that are similar to those used on mobile systems.
With today's moves, Microsoft is not throwing in the towel on Windows or its Surface line.
"Having a chief product officer is an indication that the company is leaning more into hardware products, not backing off", he told SiliconANGLE.
Windows:Joe Belfiore will continue leading our Windows experiences and will drive Windows innovation in partnership with the PC and device ecosystem. And Corporate VP Brad Anderson, whose team joined the Windows organization late a year ago, will continue to run Windows Enterprise Deployment and Management.
Microsoft is moving some of Myerson's other former lieutenants to Guthrie's Cloud & AI division. Nadella has selected Rajesh Jha, executive vice president of the Office 365 group, to lead it. This team will continue to build first-party products and the core building block cloud services for third parties on Azure.
AI Perception & Mixed Reality (MR): Alex Kipman will lead this new team, which brings together all our speech, vision, MR and additional perception capabilities into one team. In a note to employees, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella announced the formation of two new engineering teams, one that will be focused on "Experiences & Devices" and another to lead its "Cloud + AI" efforts. Eric and team will take guidance on all AI-related areas from Harry Shum and work very closely with AI+R. The sources also mentioned that Microsoft is now going through a last check of the code for the update and will be rolled out as Build 17133. Cloud AI Platform Corporate VP Joseph Sirosh will join this new group, as well.
Apple simply notes that their latest update to the HomePod software "includes general improvements for stability and quality". Did you find the latest iOS 11 .3 update and its features interesting? Apple has made good on Cook's promise with iOS 11 .3.
The crisis also threatens the Silicon Valley tech industry whose business model revolves around data collected on Internet users. This allows users to delete content from their Facebook as they see fit, even old posts they've published to their Timeline.
While VW has no plans to produce the truck, it signals the company's increased attention to the preferences of U.S. consumers. It looks great but, more importantly, it's useful functionality that other pickup makers aren't yet offering.
The question is whether it will be enough to revive the fortunes of a company that has endured a tough few years. The $200 HERO becomes the most budget-friendly camera in the GoPro lineup, joining the $300 HERO5 and $400 HERO6.
Air India began using the new route on March 22, reducing flight times between the two cities by more than two hours. According to the PIM, Air India has 16,834 employees as on December 1, 2017 of which 11,214 are permanent employees.
The show attracted millions of listeners and shattered records for the number of times a podcast has been streamed or downloaded. Syed has unsuccessfully appealed his conviction before, but Serial's breakout success helped refuel public interest in his case.
The so-called "digital pencil" sports an 8-hour battery life and instantly connects to an iPad without the need to pair. At half the price, the Crayon is a great alternative to the Apple Pencil, if you're okay with the chunkier design .
There will be many different prizes including three bikes donated by the Taber Kinsmen Club, one for each division of egg hunters. Participants can also enter a drawing for a giant stuffed bunny that will be given away by Lake Oswego Mayor Kent Studebaker.
May West Texas Intermediate crude lost 33 cents, or 0.5%, to settle at $65.55 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Brent and WTI, in contrast, were down by that time, weighed down by concerns over a looming US trade dispute with China .
But we like the look of Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus to be this evening's first goalscorer at 4/1 with Sun Bets. The only issue will be the goalkeeping position but it is nothing that can't be dealt with.
Time All-Star Staub dies at 73
He developed an interest in fine food and wine, which would lead to his decision to open two Manhattan restaurants in the 1990s. His health had been deteriorating since 2015, when he suffered a heart attack on a flight from Ireland to the United States.
Donald Trump Takes Another Shot at Amazon and Jeff Bezos
And he hasn't been shy about his disgust for the Washington Post , the newspaper owned separately by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos . Kristi Noem, a South Dakota Republican, has called for legislation requiring online retailers to collect sales tax .
Leaders Of North, South Korea To Meet April 27th
The announcement comes a day after news emerged of discussions between Mr Kim and Chinese President Xi Jinping . Trump welcomed the meeting between Kim and Xi, while calling for continued pressure against the isolated regime.
Malala Yousafzai on emotional return to Pakistan
She was later honoured by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi at a special ceremony at his residence. He also referred to the militants who wounded Yousafzai and the battle Pakistan is still fighting.
Huawei unveils P20, P20 Pro, Mate RS and FreeBuds
Huawei has unveiled two new smartphones, the P20 and P20 Pro , which will be made available in Malaysia next week. With all these, we get a 3,400 mAh battery and support for Huawei Super Charge technology as well.
Brighter, warmer today, rain chances tonight
This will allow our temperatures to get around 60F, which is much cooler than where we should be for this time of the year. The forecast for Opening Day at Comerica Park on Thursday against the Pittsburgh Pirates comes with good and bad news.
Memorial for French terror attack victims
One of the officers was shot in the shoulder but the injury is not life-threatening, a police spokesman told the news service. The man first hijacked a vehicle in Carcassonne, killing a passenger and injuring the driver, before shooting a policeman.