Windows 10 news recap: Google acquisition raises hopes of turning Windows 10 PCs into Chromebooks, no more Insider builds for 2020, and more

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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 reportedly designing its own chips for servers, Surface devices

According to a new report, Microsoft is working on creating some independence from Intel, with claims it is working on its own chips, mainly designed for servers, but potential for other devices, such as its Surface lineup.

Surface Device Cropped

No more Windows 10 Insider builds for the rest of 2020 as the team “recharges for what’s in store for 2021”

As 2020 nears its end, it has been announced that there will be no further Windows 10 Insider builds this year, as the team takes a break until 2021.

Windows Insider Program sign

Google may look to turn Windows 10 PCs and Macs into Chromebooks with CloudReady acquisition

Google has quietly acquired a company called CloudReady, a variant of Chrome OS that can be installed on Chromebooks, Windows PCs, and Macs.

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