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It’s been a while since Microsoft officials talked up what’s happening with Windows 10 on Arm. But on September 30, Microsoft provided a bit of an update on some of the work that’s been happening with that platform.

Microsoft confirmed in a blog post on September 30 that Windows on Arm will be able to run x64 apps with x64 emulation. Windows Insiders will get this capability in test builds in November. The blog post doesn’t mention when this capability will be generally available.

Currently, Windows on Arm natively supports Arm apps, including ARM64 versions. But so far, only 32-bit Intel (x86) apps are supported in emulation. This lack of x64 emulation has limited the number of apps that can run on Windows on Arm devices, since apps that are 64-bit only haven’t been able to run on these devices. In May, there were hints Microsoft was making

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  • Apple services affected by massive outage
  • Apps including Music, TV+ working slow or not at all
  • Issues have been resolved but cause is not known

Another tech outage has hit users, and this time it’s Apple. Many services by the iPhone maker including the App Store, Apple Music, Apple TV Plus and Apple Arcade were down Tuesday evening. 

Many users got error messages while operating their Apple devices and services; some apps were running slow or not at all. The company, through a status message, acknowledged the issues. The outages were resolved before midnight and the services were back to normal, the company’s status page showed. No cause for the outage has been mentioned yet.

The issue began just after 8 pm ET. It was not immediatley clear how widespread the outage was but users in the U.S. and India were seen complaining on Twitter. Apple Support’s Twitter

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  • Apple reported widespread outages Tuesday evening impacting services such as the App Store, Apple Store, iCloud, Apple Music, iTunes, and Apple TV.
  • Users across the US, along with website connectivity monitor DownDetector, reported experiencing difficulties connecting to a variety of Apple services.
  • “Users are experiencing a problem with this service. We are investigating and will update the status as more information becomes available,” Apple’s website said.
  • This story is developing; check back for updates.
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

Many of Apple’s services experienced outages Tuesday evening, the company confirmed on its system status page. 

“Users are experiencing a problem with this service. We are investigating and will update the status as more information becomes available,” the company said.

Apple said it has resolved some of the issues but did not reply to a request for comment on what caused the outage.

Here’s

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Several Microsoft Office products and programs, including email client Outlook, were knocked offline for several hours Monday.



graphical user interface: FILE - A man wearing a mask looks at this phone outside the Microsoft office in Beijing, China in a Friday, Aug. 7, 2020 file photo. Microsoft is buying the company behind popular video games The Elder Scrolls, Doom and Fallout. The software giant said Monday, Sept. 21, 2020 that it is paying $7.5 billion for ZeniMax Media, the parent company of video game publisher Bethesda Softworks. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)


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FILE – A man wearing a mask looks at this phone outside the Microsoft office in Beijing, China in a Friday, Aug. 7, 2020 file photo. Microsoft is buying the company behind popular video games The Elder Scrolls, Doom and Fallout. The software giant said Monday, Sept. 21, 2020 that it is paying $7.5 billion for ZeniMax Media, the parent company of video game publisher Bethesda Softworks. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)

The outage was first reported by Twitter users, most of whom complained that Outlook was not working. Data from downdetector.com indicated that Outlook and Microsoft’s wider range of Office products were affected.

Microsoft said Monday evening that it had identified the issue (an authentication error) and was attempting to rollback recent changes, but that the outage

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The Internet changes so much from year to year that the facts and stats from one year often look completely different the next.

Rather than leave you with old or irrelevant data to reference and share, we regularly revisit and revise our list of Internet statistics.

In the following Internet Stats & Facts for 2020, we’ve rounded up all the important data related to:

Internet Statistics 2020

1. There are 7.77 billion people in the world. (Worldometer), 4.54 billion of them are active Internet users. (Statista)

2. Asia has the largest percentage of Internet users by continent/region (Internet World Stats):

  • 50.3% are in Asia
  • 15.9% are in Europe
  • 11.5% are in Africa
  • 10.1% are in Latin America and the Caribbean
  • 7.6% are in North America
  • 3.9% are in the Middle East
  • 0.6% are in Oceania and Australia

Percentage of Internet users by continent/region.

3. Kuwait is the country with

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