Microsoft dumps Windows 10 Mobile, BlackBerry Motion unveiledIn today's big tech news, Microsoft signs the death warrant for Windows 10 Mobile, BlackBerry unveils the all-touch Motion and Project Loon heads to Puerto Rico.
This is CNET and here are the stories that matter right now. The head of Microsoft Windows 10 division has confirmed Windows 10 Mobile is no longer a priority for the company. Microsoft corporate vice president, Joe Belfiore, took to Twitter on Sunday to say the company would continue to support the platform with bug fixes and security updates But the building new features on hardware aren't the focus. We have tried very hard to incent app developers he wrote. But the volume of users is too low for most companies to invest. [MUSIC] BlackBerry has [UNKNOWN] its latest smartphone and there's no physical keyboard inside The old touch BlackBerry motion is made by TCL and features a 5.5 inch HD display, 4GB of RAM and a 4,000mAh battery with quick charge support. The motion comes on the hills of the BlackBerry K1 also made by TCL and will initially launch in the middle east [MUSIC] And finally, Google's parent company, Alphabet, is set to fly into Puerto Rico to reconnect the island with its project [UNKNOWN] balloons. More than two weeks after Hurricane Maria hit 84% of cell sites in Puerto Rico are still not functioning. And millions of people have been left disconnected. The US Federal Communications Commission has approved Loon's high-altitude balloons which will provide an emergency wireless network to the island. Stay up to date with the latest by downloading the CNET Tech Today app in the Apple or Google Play stores.