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Windows 10 news recap: Google Chrome may implement Action Centre notifications, Windows 10 in S Mode debuts on new PCs “soon”, and more

Welcome back to our Windows 10 news recap, where we go over the top stories of the past week in the world of Microsoft’s flagship operating system.

Google Chrome notifications may soon play nice with the Windows 10 Action Center

It’s been long-awaited, but Google Chrome may finally be moving notifications out of being in-browser, and instead display them natively in Windows 10’s Action Centre. Some new changes on Chrome’s bug and feature tracker point towards progress being made.

Windows Defender protected thousands of Windows PCs from massive coin mining attack this week

Microsoft has claimed that Windows Defender block more than 400,000 instances of a new trojan that mines coins. The company says that, after 12 hours of the new attack spreading, the company began blocking it via Windows Defender, consequently helping protect thousands of Windows PCs.

Microsoft plans to reveal next generation Surface Hub digital whiteboard later this year

It is reported that Microsoft is planning to unveil the next generation of the Surface Hub later this year. Surface Hub is Microsoft’s big whiteboard-size, touchscreen Windows 10 PC aimed at conference rooms and meetings.

Surface Hub Featured

Windows 10 in S mode to debut on new PCs “soon,” disabling it will be free regardless of edition

Windows 10’s S Mode is coming to all Windows 10 PCs, and after the next big Windows 10 update, it will come as standard on new Windows 10 PCs, with users having the option to disable it, for free, if they wish to do so.

Windows 10 new hero wallpaper

That’s it for this week. We’ll be back next week with more Windows 10 news!

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