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 it’s beginning to look a lot like Festivus, this edition of Short Takes looks at the success of Windows 10, Microsoft’s ASLR blunders, Microsoft’s new-new gaming strategy, and much, much more.
Because I am thankful for a short work week, this edition of Short Takes looks at Microsoft’s portable gaming acumen, a Skype disaster in China, Meg Whitman’s exit from HP Enterprise, Belgium vs. in-game gambling, and much more.
Because perfect is the enemy of good, this edition of Short Takes looks at Windows as a (dis)service, Windows 10 on ARM performance, Satya Nadella’s biggest problem, Surface Book 2, and more.
Because friends don’t let friends use Linux, this edition of Short Takes looks at Kroger’s Amazon problem, Salesforce’s CEO problem, the enterprise’s LinkedIn problem, Intel’s GPU problem, and all kinds of other problems.
Because there’s a new Call of Duty out and I feel a, ahem, cold coming on, this edition of Short Takes looks at the Xbox One X, a very public Edge crash, a free way to upgrade to Windows 10, and more.
Because quarterly earnings are in the air, this edition of Short Takes focuses on Microsoft’s earnings announcement this week.
Because I’m about to be gonged again, this edition of Short Takes looks at Microsoft’s market cap, the Fall Creators Update, Microsoft’s iffy security disclosure history, and much more.
Because autumn is in the air, this edition of Short Takes looks at Microsoft’s new Amazon partnership, Windows phone is dead again, a new privacy problem, and much more.
Because I’m in a real Groove this week, this edition of Short Takes looks at Microsoft Edge on Android and iOS (no, really), rumors of an impending death for Microsoft Surface, Microsoft’s share price, and much, much more.
Because I’m suffering from Ignite fever, this edition of Short Takes looks at Satya Nadella’s book tour, Microsoft’s Ignite messaging, Microsoft stores data in DNA, Google and Apple are best buds again, and much more.
Because it’s that time of the year again—by which I mean Microsoft Ignite—this edition of Short Takes looks at Microsoft’s first store in London, an undersea data cable, Uber’s London problems, and so much more.
Because it’s ides of September, this edition of Short Takes looks at Project Honolulu, new Surface rumors, Azure confidential computing, supposedly high Microsoft Edge usage, and much, much more.
Because tech partnerships are such fun, this edition of Short Takes looks at Microsoft and DACA, Microsoft and Adobe, a security hole Microsoft won’t fix, a security offering Microsoft is now trialing, and much more.