Microsoft wants to speed up Windows releases, but it’s already secretly fast

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“What would it take to modify the Windows Start menu on every Windows user machine in less than a week?” That’s the question Microsoft is asking itself as it pushes to speed up Windows releases to compete with rivals like Chrome OS, Android, and iOS. In a new job listing, the company is looking for a developer to join the “Windows Mission Control” team to modernize how the operating system is released and delivered to customers.

A fundamental change to the way Windows is updated is on the way

“We are creating a new system that will fundamentally change the way Windows is shipping to put the ecosystem at the center of Windows,” reads the job listing. That new system has been in development for some time at Microsoft, with changes on the…

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