Paul Thurrott is an award-winning technology journalist and blogger with over 20 years of industry experience and the author of over 25 books. He is the News Director for the Petri IT Knowledgebase, the major domo at Thurrott.com, and the co-host of two tech podcasts: Windows Weekly with Leo Laporte and Mary Jo Foley, and What the Tech with Andrew Zarian. He was formerly the senior technology analyst at Windows IT Pro and the creator of the SuperSite for Windows.
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Because the end is listless, this edition of Short Takes looks at a bizarre Microsoft lawsuit, Microsoft’s privacy ah-ha moment, Xbox fears, and more.
Because what happens at CES never stays in Vegas, this edition of Short Takes (mostly) focuses on the Consumer Electronics Show.
Fiat Chrysler announced today that it has partnered with Google to bring Android to its car dashboards. The move appears unrelated to Google’s Android Auto solution.
Because it’s the end of the year as we know it, this edition of Short Takes focuses on Microsoft, the would-be trillion-dollar company.
Volvo Cars announced today that it will be the first automaker to integrate Microsoft’s Skype for Business into its vehicles.
Because it’s beginning to snark a lot like Christmas, this edition of Short Takes focuses on a series of headline riffs for the holidays.
Because 3 degrees is a terrible temperature in both Fahrenheit and Celsius, this edition of Short Takes focuses this week’s news about Microsoft and the tech industry.
Because I can still hear Marc Benioff screaming, this edition of Short Takes focuses on Microsoft’s LinkedIn acquisition, a new Premium Assurance offer for enterprises, the U.S. Supreme Court rules for Samsung, and so much more.
As expected, Microsoft has cleared the final regulatory approval needed to complete its $26.2 billion acquisition of LinkedIn.
Because it’s December all of a sudden and what the heck, this edition of Short Takes focuses Microsoft’s LinkedIn acquisition, Windows 10 usage, faux outrage at the Microsoft shareholder meeting, and more.
Because it’s a short Thanksgiving work week here in the U.S., this edition of Short Takes focuses on Microsoft’s inadvertently racist email newsletter, Facebook selling its soul, and much more.
A report claims that Microsoft has offered to open up Outlook to rivals in order to win European Union approval of its $26.2 billion acquisition of LinkedIn. This change does not address the complaints of Salesforce.com, however.
Because The Netherlands is perfect and you can’t make me leave, this edition of Short Takes focuses on Microsoft joining the Linux Foundation, a US examination of Russia’s LinkedIn ban, and more.