Surface Book runs into problems and Google may kill Chrome OS
These are the top stories of the week.
Microsoft's Surface Book is having issues.
Net neutrality might have problems in Europe.
Android looks to be Google's future.
And what else you should know.
Microsoft's new Surface devices went on sale.
According to some reports, Microsoft's first laptop, the Surface Book, had some issues.
Some people had problems with their laptop Crashing, locking up, trackpad freezes, and some machines just didn't work at all.
The Surface Book is a big gamble by Microsoft, and hopefully, the company will fix these problems soon.
The European Parliament voted on Net neutrality rules that on their face look to keep the internet running like normal.
However, the Parliament also rejected
Four amendments that could have closed loopholes to creating internet fast lane.
Why does paper prioritization matter to anyone outside of Europe?
It could potentially stifle smaller companies from competing against better funded companies.
Less competition is bad for everyone.
Google may have one less operating system soon.
According to a report from the Wall Street Journal.
The mobile operating system Android would absorb Google's desktop operating system, Chrome OS.
The repost says Google has been working on this for about two years, and progress was made recently.
A version of the new Android with Chrome OS could be unveiled as early as next year.
With an official version to roll out in 2017.
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Nintendo announced it will release a free smartphone game called meetomo/sp in March.
Capcom confirms Street Fighter V will be released on the Play Station 4 on February 16, 2016.
The XBox One will get a new dashboard with some XBox 360 backwards compatibility on November 12th, and Google introduced a new router made by Asus, that is controllable by waving your hand over it.
For more information on everything tech, go to cnet.com.
I'm Iyaz Akhtar, signing off.