Seems highly exaggerated to me.
The data loss was for a very very small amount of people with a highly peculiar situation.
Hp's problem is probably HP's fault.
Yes, Microsoft, like probably everybody else, should increase the quality of the release. No, it's not the end of the world.
Yes, you can't rely solely on insiders to do the testing. No, insiders 'usefulness is not limited to fandom. MS gets plenty of telemetry data, bug reports and feedbacks.
We have many desks with the latest version since its availability, from Dell to Surface to custom-made machines, and zero problem.