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

MAN: truck manufacturer wants to cut 9,500 jobs

Heavy-duty manufacturer MAN has announced plans to cut a quarter of its workforce worldwide.
Bad news for MAN employees. The German manufacturer of heavy goods vehicles, a subsidiary of the Volkswagen group, has announced that it plans to cut 9,500 jobs worldwide, as part of a global restructuring plan. 

MAN: truck manufacturer wants to cut 9,500 jobs

 These layoffs, aimed at savings of 1.8 billion euros, would affect all of the group's business sectors and several countries, including Germany and Austria. Three factories, in Steyr in Austria as well as in Plauen and Wittlich in Germany, could be closed, adds MAN.



"MAN's management board will quickly start negotiations with employee representatives" on the restructuring, the manufacturer said in a statement. In the first half, marked by the Covid-19 pandemic which plunged large swathes of the economy into an unprecedented crisis, MAN posted an operating loss of 423 million euros with a drop in turnover by 26% over one year, to 4.7 billion. In the second quarter in particular, the factories of the manufacturer of buses and trucks had been partly closed.