Microsoft event, iPhone sales, Tesla Model 3 progress, and more in the week ahead

We’re expecting this to be a busy week at The Verge. In addition to our usual coverage, we’ve got a big Microsoft event followed by earnings from Apple, Facebook, Tesla, and others.

Microsoft’s holding a hardware and software event on Tuesday. The promotional #MicrosoftEDU hashtag suggests an education focus that might see Joe Belfiore take the stage in his new role. ZDNet’s Mary Jo Foley and our own Tom Warren think that Windows 10 Cloud — Microsoft’s rumored answer to Chrome OS — will feature heavily at the event that could see the announcement of a Chromebook competitor. We’re not, however, expecting to see an ARM-powered Windows laptop announced since those won’t begin shipping until closer to the end of the year.

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