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The stakes are high for Microsoft as it pushes out the new operating system for both traditional computers and mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones. The US tech giant is hoping the new system can help it gain traction in mobile, where is lags Google Android and Apple iOS. "Our vision was one platform, one store, and one experience that extends across the broadest range of devices from the smallest screens to the largest screens to no screens at all," said Microsoft executive vice president for Windows Terry Myerson in a blog post.
By Sylvain Andzongo YAOUNDE (Reuters) - Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari began a two-day visit to Cameroon on Wednesday in a bid to soothe fractious ties between the West African neighbours and strengthen cooperation against Islamist militant group Boko Haram. Buhari's first visit to Cameroon since his election in March comes as the militant group, which has sworn allegiance to Islamic State, has launched a fresh wave of attacks in Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad and Niger. Buhari, wearing a white traditional robe, was greeted on arrival at Yaounde international airport by 82-year-old Cameroonian President Paul Biya.
New York (AFP) - US stocks opened higher Wednesday ahead of a Federal Reserve policy statement while microblogging company Twitter and online listings site Yelp plunged on disappointing earnings reports.