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 Jamon Iberico is God’s perfect food, this edition of Short Takes looks at a surprisingly contentious and controversial week for Microsoft.
Because it’s 125 degrees in the shade, this edition of Short Takes looks at Microsoft’s not-so-new AI focus, Microsoft’s rural broadband plans, iPhones and asteroids, and much, much more.
Apple’s net income and revenues both surged in the most recent quarter, thanks in large part to its quickly-growing services business.
Because it’s the dog days of summer, this edition of Short Takes examines Microsoft’s new bug bounty religion, a “fully ready” Creators Update, the health of the PC industry, and more.
Because Microsoft just announced its quarterly and fiscal year 2017 earnings, this edition of Short Takes focuses on those results.
Microsoft Security Risk Detection, a new Azure-hosted “whitebox fuzzing” service, is now generally available following several months of external testing.
Because Brad just took a baseball bat to a hornet’s nest, this edition of Short Takes looks at Microsoft as a Service, the Windows Server Insider Program, a Surface Hub non-controversy, Microsoft’s AI push, and more.
Because my Surface hibernated and it won’t wake up, this edition of Short Takes looks at this week’s curiously vague Microsoft layoffs, a new timeline for a Windows 10 feature, OneDrive and Skype controversies, and much more.
Because this Russian hacker is asking for Bitcoin, this edition of Short Takes looks at Petya, a Microsoft reorg rumor, the DOJ v. Microsoft, and much, much more.
As we’ve seen before with Microsoft, Intel, and Apple, the EU is not shy about protecting competition. Now Google has learned this lesson as well.
Because time flies when you’re being dumb, this edition of Short Takes looks at a new rapid release schedule for Windows Server, Microsoft updates Windows XP again, Chromebooks, AI and Ms. Pac-Man, and more.
Because our three days of Spring have finally arrived, this edition of Short Takes looks at an amazing Intel threat against Microsoft, Microsoft’s security buy is no Nokia, out-of-date Skype clients head off to a farm to chase rabbits, and much more.
Because the stress level has hit Defcon-1, this edition of Short Takes looks at Microsoft’s intelligent edge, Steve Ballmer’s rewriting of history, Skype’s SnapChat jealousy, Paul Allen’s crazy plane, and much more.