Project Latte: How Microsoft wants to integrate Android apps into Windows 10

Windows 10 may soon be able to run mobile apps designed for Android. Update on the technical details that allow this porting.  Microsoft is working on a software solution that would allow app developers to run their Android apps on Windows 10 with little or no code changes. How? 'Or' What ? By packaging them as an MSIX app package format and allowing developers to submit them to the Microsoft Store. The project is codenamed " Latte ," according to Windows Central, which says it will go into production next year. Microsoft had already tried to put Android applications under Windows 10 with the Astoria project, which has since aborted. The Latte project is probably powered by the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL). But Microsoft will need to provide its own Android subsystem for Google's OS apps to actually work. Microsoft has announced that the WSL will soon be compatible with GPU acceleration, which should improve the performance of applications runnin

US unemployment figures push the S&P 500 to the abyss

In the United States, there are now over 20 million unemployed people receiving an allowance of 600 million dollars. This figure, which attests to the damage caused by the coronavirus in the world's largest economy, explains the plunge in the S&P 500 index, representative of the 500 largest companies listed on the NYSE and Nasdaq.
 
US unemployment figures push the S&P 500 to the abyss

On Thursday, the index designed and managed by Standard and Poor's, which covers 80% of the US stock market, recorded its worst loss in nearly four weeks. In the wake, tech stocks deepened the downtrend. Microsoft's better-than-expected result was not enough to stem the stock's fall.

Overall, GAFAM helped push the S&P 500 down 40.36 points, or 1.2%, to 3,235.66 for its first loss in five days. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 353.51 points, or 1.3%, to 26,652.33. The Nasdaq for its part yielded 244.71 points, or 2.3%, to 10,461.




Generally speaking, markets are waiting for a coronavirus vaccine to rebound. Created on March 4, 1957, the S&P 500 index, more representative than the Dow Jones Industrial Average (30 companies), losing momentum with the collapse of the industrial sector which saw its share in the S&P 500 fall by 86% in 1976 at only 10% in 2016.