According to Belfiore, app developers were reluctant to back the Windows 10 mobile platform, with app retention being a major issue for the team. The company has switched its mobile focus to emphasize building some of its flagship products, like Office 365, for Android devices and iPhones.
Local group raises money for Puerto Rico The group is called Tostonazo and is made up of local Puerto Ricans living in Houston. She arrived at Newark Airport tonight after being stuck in Puerto Rico for 17 days.
Microsoft had also tried positioning its Windows 10 Mobile powered handsets to be an extension of its PCs, giving the phones some sort of a mini-PC like feel.
"Of course, we'll continue to support the platform. bug fixes, security updates", tweeted Belfiore. Microsoft tried paying companies to produce apps and even wrote them itself when creators couldn't or wouldn't get involved, but the number of users was "too low for most companies to invest". Windows Phone's death has been slow and painful, but, as CNET spotted, the head of Microsoft's Windows division finally admitted you shouldn't expect anything more when it comes to Windows Phone. As a Windows Phone user, you were always scraping the very bottom of the barrel when it came to applications.
However, the existing users of Windows Phone will only be notified about security updates in routine. Plus AdDuplex estimates that as of last month, just 20.3% of Windows Phone devices were running Windows 10, with 73.9% still on Windows Phone 8.1.
Microsoft's smartphone platform has been "dead for more than a year", says The Verge, but the firm has "never officially admitted it before". In spite of investing in the developers and an ecosystem, the company also failed to find one disruptive hardware platform that could have boosted Windows' presence in the mobile segment. Instead, we think, from now on, the company is likely to focus on Android and iOS apps more than before. It was said that Windows 10 Mobile would allow the users to move between desktop and mobile or tablet seamlessly - an "everywhere OS". The decision was made amid the company's increased efforts in developing apps for other platforms.
Iowa State stuns No. 3 Oklahoma 38-31 Injuries aren't an excuse for losing this game, but the Sooners had more than their fair share in this game. Following Oklahoma's Week 2 win at Ohio State, Mayfield placed an OU flag on the Buckeyes' midfield logo.
He missed the first game and the result was a lack of offensive firepower and set the tone ofr a what the season would hold. Coming into the game, one of the biggest keys for L.A. was getting tight end Hunter Henry more involved in the offense.
In anticipation of stepped-up raids, lawmakers passed a collection of other bills aimed at resisting Trump's immigration agenda. The Trump administration warned against the first-of-its-kind law, but the trendsetting state may have a national impact.
Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah has admitted that it will not be easy playing Uganda in Kampala. "I know they will do well". The 56-year-old explained his reasons for dropping a handful of stars from Ghana's squad for the Uganda clash.
"They shall be prosecuted for criminal defamation and sued for an amount of Rs 100 crore in the Ahmedabad court", he said. He claims that he took the loans for his business from NBFC on purely commercial terms strictly in accordance with law.
Macron is now the only global leader working to reshape the geopolitical situation in Iraq as the Islamic State is dissolving. Abadi flew to Paris on Wednesday for a two-day visit in response to an invitation from French President Emmanuel Macron.
The Spanish PM insisted that what happens next "depends fundamentally" on whether Puigdemont will declare independence. They marched across 50 Spanish cities, carrying banners calling for peace and dialogue between leaders.
Indian bowlers performed in unison as Australia were restricted to a meagre 118 for 8 when rain stopped play after 18.4 overs. From there on, India took complete control of the game with Yadav and Jasprit Bumrah (2-17) among the wickets.
The inventor charged with her death is a Dane named Peter Madsen and who fully denies the charges of murder. He slipped and lost his grasp on the incubate, which at that point hit her on the head, he said.
But some say Peters could be swayed to go to National given it would be a straightforward coalition between two parties. Both will need to form a coalition with New Zealand First if they are to form a viable government.
About 900,000 doses of cholera vaccine are due to arrive this weekend and a vaccination campaign should start on Tuesday. While India sees the existing population of around 40,000 Rohingyas as a security threat , Haque had a different take.
Nadal thrashes Kyrgios to win China Open title
I played bad ". "I don't know, I just got super frustrated", he said. "I put in a pretty good week, had some good wins". It's tough to find positives when you won three games in the final.
Rivers 3 TDs lead Chargers past Giants
Novak isn't known for a booming leg, but during his stint in San Diego from 2011-14, he made 90 of 100 from inside 50 yards. Having trailed for 67.7-percent of their time on the field this season, a good start was imperative for the Giants.
Ghana begin World Cup with a win
India U-17 didn't play the FIFA U-17 World Cup and it is the first match for India to play FIFA Qualify. Skipper Amarjit Singh agreed that Colombia is a tough rival.
Kevin Lee makes weight for UFC 216 in dramatic fashion
On a five-fight winning streak in the UFC's most competitive division, he has worked his way to the top to challenge for UFC gold. He beat Chiesa at his own game and will now face Tony Ferguson for the interim lightweight title this Saturday.
Pulse Survivors React to Las Vegas Shooting
Survivors of the Pulse Nightclub attack are responding to Sunday's Las Vegas massacre with words of support. By Monday morning, it had become clear this was America's deadliest mass shooting in history.