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 tech bloggers invented the entire concept of fake news, this edition of Short Takes looks at a bunch of Microsoft news, of course, but also a ton of BS click-bait headlines that make us collectively dumber.
Because Microsoft Ireland is the coolest place in the world to work, this edition of Short Takes looks at a Patch Tuesday mulligan, a Digital Geneva Convention, Azure penetration and growth, and much more.
Because the irony is so thick I could cut it with a knife, this edition of Short Takes looks at Microsoft and patents, Microsoft’s big legal win, and much, much more.
Because there’s a nude jogger terrorizing the Microsoft campus, this edition of Short Takes looks at basically anything and everything else.
Forget the naysayers: Apple has delivered another blockbuster quarter on the back of its most successful iPhone launch ever.
Microsoft has joined a Washington State lawsuit against a U.S. presidential Executive Order on immigration. The ban is unconstitutional.
Because there’s nothing quite like the bitter taste of Starbucks coffee, this edition of Short focuses largely on Microsoft’s quarterly financial results.
A federal appeals court refused to reconsider a previous decision in which the U.S. DOJ was prevented from forcing Microsoft to hand over customer data stored overseas.
Microsoft today announced an initiative that will push back against Chromebooks in education. It involves a new version of Intune and inexpensive Windows 10 PCs for schools.
Piggybacking on U.S. Federal Trade Commission complaint, Apple sued Qualcomm late Friday for $1 billion.
In a press conference on Monday, Samsung finally explained its Galaxy Note 7 disaster. As expected, the underlying cause was the battery design.
Because I will never tire of the Galaxy Note 7 jokes, this edition of Short Takes looks at Microsoft’s Windows 7 FUD, the PS4 continues to destroy the Xbox One, Samsung’s explosive live explanation, and more.
The European Commission announced today that Apple and Audible have ended an exclusive audiobook deal in order to avoid antitrust charges.