Microsoft launches Surface laptop, streamlined Windows 10

Microsoft has covered the backlit keyboard deck of the Surface Laptop in suede Alcantara fabric to emulate a posh look and feel. Microsoft is looking to compete with Google's Chromebooks and even uses a special type of the Windows 10 operating system: Windows 10 S. If Windows 10 S is to be used in schools malware could potentially spread like wild fire, locking the OS down may help to prevent that but time will tell.

The move is created to stop students installing malicious software, but will also stop schools from taking advantage of freeware applications such as GIMP, a popular free alternative to Photoshop.

Microsoft's Edge browser is the default, but "Windows 10S will run any browser in the Windows Store", Myerson said, meaning that if Google is willing to put Chrome there, then the new OS would run it. What's more is that if a school already has Windows 10 Pro they can switch to 10 S for free.

Jakarta's Christian governor jailed for blasphemy against Islam
In Indonesia blasphemy cases always lead to prison sentences (we are not aware of a case in which the defendant was acquitted). Thousands of police have been deployed in the capital because of tension between Purnama's supporters and opponents.

We'll be updating this article as further information becomes available.

At its Windows 10 S launch event on Tuesday, Microsoft announced that the Surface Laptop would be available from $999 (around £775) in the US.

The new device represents Microsoft's first classic clamshell computer -previous versions were either a tablet or a hybrid tablet/notebook.

Full Scottish council election results published
But she added: "We're going to be fighting bloody hard in places that we perhaps haven't targeted before at a general election". One user wrote: "Time for her to leave and let Scotland prosper in a strong union".

Why has Microsoft made Windows 10 S? It's powered by a 7th-generation Intel Core processor and will offer a battery life of up to 14.5 hours, according to Microsoft devices head Panos Panay.

Microsoft said new education PCs running Windows 10 S will start at $189, a bit more than the cheapest Chromebooks. One of the biggest features (or removal) that sets Windows 10 S apart from every other Windows 10 edition is that the OS will be restricted to apps and games in the Windows Store. Available for pre-order today, the laptop will start shipping June 15.

The basic model - Intel Core i5 version with 128GB SSD storage and 4GB RAM along with Intel HD Graphics 620 will cost $999.

Zurich Classic: Tee times, pairings for Monday's playoff
Cameron Smith birdied the fourth extra play-off hole to give him and Jonas Blixt victory at the Zurich Classic of New Orelans. Smith, who got into The Players Championship in two weeks with the win, was at first speechless about his victory with Blixt.

The Surface Laptop has a 13.5-inch touchscreen display that is claimed to be slimmest LCD display to be present in the Laptop fraternity.

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