Tech Companies News Byte: Windows 8.1 Preview Gets Redesigned Windows Store With Automatic App Updates

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For the Windows 8.1 Preview, Microsoft took a close look at its Windows Store and decided to give it a facelift and make a few changes to how the operating system handles apps from the Store. Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd, looking to reduce its reliance on making products for Apple Inc,it would focus on developing new technologies, intellectual property rights and e-commerce. In the annual shareholder meeting, Chairman Terry Gou told the company that To helpthe company develop those businesses it is planning to hire between 5,000 and 10,000 engineers across Taiwan, adding to the 6,000 currently on the island. Microsoft will use its annual developers conference to release a preview of Windows 8.1, a free update that promises to address some of the gripes people have with the latest version of the company's flagship operating system.

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