In today’s Bulldog update of technology news: Allscripts could be the military’s next health records provider; Windows 10 tutorial site; Amazon shows off startup products.

Chicago-based Allscripts, the electronic health records company (Nasdaq:MDRX) with about 1,000 employees in the Triangle, could become the next provider to the U.S. military.

The company, along with Computer Sciences Corp. and HP formed Global Health Alliance to compete for the Defense Health Management Systems contract valued at $11 billion.

The company that wins the contract will oversee medical records for about 10 million members of the Defense Department.

Window 10 tutorial site

Windows 10, which is free for personal users as an update to Windows 7 or 8.1, has its own launch site and tutorial.

The new operating system, which Windows wants on as many devices as possible and hopes will erase the bad taste left by Windows 8, will begin downloading to the computers of people who pre-requested it Wednesday, July 29.

If you’re wondering why you should upgrade, the Windows launch site offers ten reasons. You can find them and the tutorial here: http://blogs.windows.com/launch/

Amazon shows off startup products

Amazon opened its storefront showcasing startup products today (July 28).

It includes approximately 200 offerings ranging from the Sphero remote controlled robot ball to a Bluetooth speaker that levitates (you read that right). It will cost you $300 to get it off the ground.

Amazon teamed with 25 crowdfunding platforms, venture capitalists, and startup accelerators to collect the products.

“As the pace of innovation continues to increase within the startup community, we want to help customers discover these unique products and learn the inspiration behind them,” Jim Adkins, an Amazon vice president, said in a statement.