Windows 10 news recap: Windows 10 May 2020 Update rolls out, Cortana axes Alexa integration, and more

Jack Wilkinson

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Welcome back to our Windows 10 news recap, where we go over the top stories of the past week in the world of Microsoft’s flagship operating system.

Microsoft starts rolling out the Windows 10 May 2020 Update today, here’s how to get it

This week saw the latest major update for Windows 10 begin to roll out, the May 2020 Update. You can take a look at some of the main features of the update here, one of which being a new Cortana app.

Cortana’s halo dims as the Windows 10 May 2020 Update axes Alexa integration

With the May 2020 Update for Windows 10, Cortana has axed its integration with Amazon’s Alexa. Microsoft is looking at ways to bring the two assistants together again in the future.

Windows 10 Twitter app now supports native tweet scheduling and emoji

Users of Windows 10’s Twitter app can now schedule tweets from within the app. The latest update also makes it easier to add emojis to your tweets.

Windows 10 Twitter app.
Windows 10 Twitter app.

Windows 10 Slack app updates with increased security for all web content

Slack on Windows 10 has received a new update this week that increases the level of security for web content, making use of app sandboxing to make web content more secure.

New Slack logo
New Slack logo

That’s it for this week. We’ll be back next week with more Windows 10 news.