North Korea fires ballistic missile into Sea of Japan

Nuclear-armed North Korea fired a ballistic missile into the Sea of Japan on Wednesday, in what analysts said was a warning ahead of a China-US summit at which Pyongyang’s accelerating atomic weapons programme is set to top the agenda. South Korea’s defence ministry said the missile -– launched days after Pyongyang warned of retaliation if…

Microsoft to miss ‘one billion’ Windows 10 target

Microsoft has said it will miss its target of getting its Windows 10 operating system running on more than one billion devices by 2018. In a statement, it said problems with its smartphone business would delay it hitting the milestone. The software giant has struggled to find customers for Windows phones in a market dominated…