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

Egypt, Huawei discuss transforming Egypt's electricity grid into a smart grid

Egypt and Chinese tech company Huawei on Thursday discussed the gradual transformation of Egypt's electricity grid into a smart grid, Egypt's Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy said.

Egypt, Huawei discuss transforming Egypt's electricity grid into a smart grid

The minister in charge, Mohamed Chaker, thus met in Cairo with the regional president of Huawei, Li Jiguang, where they approached this project, indicated the ministry in a press release, specifying that this meeting was part of the projects of the Egypt aiming to develop its energy sector using the most advanced technologies.

Mr. Chaker welcomed on this occasion the Sino-Egyptian cooperation on several major projects, while saying he wanted to cooperate more with China in order to benefit from its expertise and technological progress.

"The vision for the future of the Egyptian power sector rests on the gradual transformation of the current conventional grid into a smart grid that could help absorb the large amounts of electricity generated," the minister said. 

Mr. Li, Huawei president for North Africa, praised the rapid and remarkable development of the projects implemented by the Egyptian ministry to establish a solid infrastructure as well as a smart grid supported by digital transformation.

He added that despite the challenges his company faced in the first half of 2020, it had managed to grow its revenue, which shows Huawei's strength and stability amid global challenges.

Last February, Huawei and the Egyptian Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research discussed training projects to develop the skills of Egyptian students specializing in information and communication technologies (ICT).