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October 13, 2015

New Windows 10 build reveals Skype integration & Cortana upgrade

News: The packs will not be available until later this week for Windows Insiders in Russia and Turkey.

By CBR Staff Writer

Microsoft has made available Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 10565 for its insider testers.

The company also released statistics relating to the performance of apps which highlighted that presently Windows 10 accounts for more than 50% of all Windows Store downloads.

Microsoft also said that Windows 10 has generated twice the engagement and four times the revenue on a per user basis compared to its predecessor Windows 8.x.

As for the Preview Build 10565, Microsoft highlighted that it has made improvements to the Cortana assistant and the default Edge browser, and has released betas of the "universal" Skype apps for messaging and video conferencing.

Skype is now integrated with the PC which will enable users to send messages via Skype, and make video or audio calls through the universal Windows apps.

The company said that Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview build will have the integrated capabilities and will be available on mobile devices soon.

 

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