Top Windows Mobile news of the week: MS not abandoning WM, new build, Opera going elsewhere

This week in Windows Mobile Microsoft offered assurance over the future of the platform, Opera plans to focus efforts on Android and iPhone, and a new build of WM was released.

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Opera's plans for WM10

Makers of the Opera browser recently dropped support for the Windows 10 Mobile platform. This is a blow to the platform. Opera now states it plans on concentrating support for Android and iOS.

Source: ZDNet

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No, Microsoft is not throwing Windows Mobile to the side

Due to recent reports that Microsoft is not focused on Windows Mobile, the company has stated that it is still an important part of the mobile strategy. Quotes found in an internal email state the company will move forward with the platform.

Source: ZDNet

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Build 10586.242 pushed to Release Preview ring

Another week, another preview build for Windows 10 Mobile. Build 10586.242 has been pushed out to the Insider Release Preview ring. The build looks to be mostly a collection of bug fixes.

Source: MS Power User