Modern OSes - including Windows 10, Apple macOS and Google's rumored Fuchsia - will create an opportunity for IT to manage fewer types of OSes on multiple form factors through the same interface.
Now, if there is an error message preventing you from installing build 16288, try the following solutions: run the sfc /scannow command in Command Prompt, run the Windows Update Troubleshooter, and clear the Windows update download folder. When this happened in the wake of news regarding impending massive layoffs in 2014, fringe areas of the tech blogging world suggested that Microsoft may be reducing QA staffing and replacing it with the crowd. It also fixed an issue where local app search in Cortana failed to return the expected app if the user profile directory contained non-ASCII characters. PWA support for Microsoft Edge is set to arrive in October for Windows Insiders, and it will likely arrive with the Windows 10 Redstone 4 release in early 2018 (around March/April).
Industry-wide, the pressure is on to prevent data breaches. It also led me to discover an online poll at ONmsft.com.
Windows shell improvements. Microsoft fixed various bugs in the shell, plus a display issue in Action Center.
The good news though, Windows 10 Mobile build 15250 has now been made available for users as part of the Windows Insider program, and it now brings three new features. The stutter, or unexpected choppiness in frame rates, appear to be affecting games and in some cases general PC use as well.
The new privacy prompts are only displayed for new applications that are installed from Windows Store.
The company's next version of Windows 10 is coming next month. For all the problems I had with Windows 10's update model, automatic security updates wasn't one of them. Application restrictions can be configured by either the ApplicationManagement CSP or AppLocker CSP.
Enterprise customers get a new setting on top of that that "limits diagnostic data to the minimum required for Windows Analytics".