The company is aiming to get 1 billion devices all running its new operating system, and getting buy-in from large businesses is key to that. These updates -- and their focus on business users -- will play an important part in driving adoption.
Of interest to consumers, the update also improves Cortana. She sports some new functionality, including the ability to write notes on touch devices that will will generate reminders later, and improved tracking of events based on tickets from companies like Fandango. Microsoft Edge can now show previews of tabs and synchronize favorites across devices. Cortana is now available in Japan, Canada, Australia and India.
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