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 three tech podcasts: Windows Weekly with Leo Laporte and Mary Jo Foley, What the Tech with Andrew Zarian, and First Ring Daily with Brad Sams. He was formerly the senior technology analyst at Windows IT Pro and the creator of the SuperSite for Windows.
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Recent September, 2018 Stories
Because half the planet is waiting for their new iPhone to arrive this morning, this edition of Short Takes looks at Microsoft coming victory in the cloud and its coming defeat in advertising, Microsoft Managed Desktop, another Google betrayal, and much, much more.
Because Microsoft can't stop punching Windows 10 in the face, this edition of Short Takes looks at a foolish new ad in Windows 10, Microsoft v. Salesforce, an October Microsoft event, Apple's new iPhones, and much, much more.
Because just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in, this edition of Short Takes looks at Microsoft's continued concessions to the customers that matter most, an Office 365 throttling issue, weather v. Microsoft, and much more.
Because my kid is 20 and I need parental leave, this edition of Short Takes looks at a big boost for consumer Office 365, a possible inroad for Google in the enterprise, Microsoft's liberal agenda, AI vs. bank crime, and much more.
Because this literally isn't your father's Microsoft, this edition of Short Takes looks at a nonsense puff-piece about the software giant, a new SEC/DOJ investigation of Microsoft, a poor forecast for the PC industry, and much more.
Because jetlag is the worst, this edition of Short Takes looks at Microsoft's most recent Cortana defeats, stepping back from the Skype Classic cliff, so much for hybrid MDM, and much more.
Because one trillion, that's why, this edition of Short Takes looks at Apple's $1 trillion market capitalization and how it compares history. Plus some Microsoft stuff. Because, you know.
Because $110 billion, that's why, this edition of Short Takes looks exclusively at Microsoft's blockbuster quarterly and fiscal 2018 results.
Because this edition of Short Takes is rated M for suggestive themes and strong language, we take a look at Surface Go, a free version of Microsoft Teams, why Spectre and Meltdown are the gifts that keep on giving, and much, much more.
Because there were two Mondays in this holiday-shortened week, this edition of Short Takes looks at Microsoft's Androme-drama, a rumored low-cost Surface tablet, slowing growth at Samsung, Apple's many App Store successes, and more.
Because it's the Dog Days of Summer, this week's edition of Short Takes looks at non-controversial controversies, Azure getting a case of the vapors, Microsoft re-Setting expectations on Windows 10, and much more.
Because ethics is tragically unfunny, this week's edition of Short Takes examines Microsoft's controversial non-moves on its ICE contracts, Microsoft's spending spree, more Microsoft Edge problems, and much more.
Because I do not like it Sam-I-Am, this week's edition of Short Takes looks at Windows 10 version 1803 out in the wild, Microsoft's coming Office UI change, new Surface PCs, and much, much more.
Because Brad's finally coming back from vacation, this week's edition of Short Takes looks at Microsoft's planned GitHub acquisition, Microsoft's market cap gains, another drop in the bucket, and much more.
Because it's hazy, hot, and humid, this week's edition of Short Takes looks at Microsoft's market cap gains, more internal shakeups at the software giant, a fast-moving Windows 10 release, and much, much, more.