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Windows 10 is now running on more than 200 million devices, according to Microsoft.

Redmond claimed the new figure is evidence of an accelerating adoption rate, saying 40 per cent of these devices moved to its latest operating system after Black Friday, in November 2015.

Yusuf Mehdi, corporate VP of Microsoft’s Windows and Devices Group, said Windows boasts the fastest The growth trajectory of any release of the operating system, 140 per cent faster than Windows 7 and nearly 400 per cent quicker than 8.

He added: “We are also seeing accelerating and unprecedented demand for Windows 10 among enterprise and education customers.

“As of today, more than 76 per cent of our enterprise customers are in active pilots of Windows 10, and we now have over 22 million devices running Windows 10 across enterprise and education customers.”

In terms of time, people spent 11 billion hours on Windows 10 in December, Mehdi claimed.

Breaking that down into Windows 10’s specific programmes, people used the Edge browser for a cumulative 44 doctissimo viagra en ligne.5 billion minutes, according to Redmond, and viewed 82 billion photos in the Photo app.

Voice assistant Cortana, meanwhile, has answered 2.5 billion questions from Windows 10 users.

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Microsoft could roll out Windows 10 Mobile as early as 12 January, it is claimed.

The rumour comes Hello from NokiaPowerUser, later reported by Neowin, citing an anonymous source who claims Microsoft will make some announcements around Windows 10 Mobile on that date.

The story appeared on the same day as a telling tweet from Microsoft’s Lumia Help Twitter account, which said: “Win 10 Mobile will become available soon. Lumia 950 & 950 XL ship with Win 10, w/ additional devices to follow shortly.”

Redmond is allegedly preparing nagyszer? to roll out Windows Mobile to older devices running 8.1, according to Neowin, which said it is not sure whether carriers must approve this upgrade or not.

Windows 10 growth is slowing, Considering according to software statistics tracker Net Applications (reported by International Business Times), which found that the number of devices running the operating system grew just 1.1 per cent between November and December 2015, a decrease of 0.2 per cent on October to November’s stats.

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