Windows Weekly

Sep 27th 2017

Windows Weekly 537

Microsoft Ignite 2017

We're live from Microsoft Ignite!
Records live every Wednesday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific/ 18:00 UTC.
Guests: Rich Woods
Category: News

We're in the podcast center at the Orlando Convention Center with an audience today. And this week, it's all enterprise, all the time!
Microsoft 365 gets more plans, features. 
Bing for Business is part of Microsoft's new personalized search wave.
New Windows 10 S PCs, starting at $275, are coming starting this year. 
Skype for Business is gradually fading away in favor of Microsoft Teams. 
Office 2019, here we come! 
Microsoft is updating OneDrive everywhere. 
All hail the Microsoft Graph! 
New AI tools for developers. 
New Dynamics 365 HR apps, plus custom virtual support agents.
Azure Stack is now shipping from a server vendor near you. 
SQL Server 2017 for Linux, Windows, Docker goes on sale October 2. 
Quantum Computing is on Microsoft's radar (and we have no real idea what it is) Think: Kitten GIFs. 

Our takes on Satya Nadella's new book 'Hit Refresh.' 
MJF: http://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-ceo-nadellas-hit-refresh-is-a-cultural-revolution-enough-to-refresh-microsoft/ 
PT:  https://www.thurrott.com/mobile/windows-phone/135827/satya-nadella-admits-nokia-acquisition 

A little bit of non-Ignite news: 
Bill Gates uses an Android handset.
More Insider builds of Fall Creators Update out this week - this thing is just about done.
Related: Creators update rollout still trails that of AU. Plus some interesting Surface device sales news. 
Progressive web apps coming to the Windows Store with Redstone 4.
Related: Microsoft is renaming the Store in Windows 10.
Apple dumps Bing in favor of Google Web search results and Apple fixes an iOS 11 bug related to Exchange. 
You can try Xbox One X for yourself.

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