Author: Paul Thurrott

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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    Report Uncovers Decades-Long US Hacking Effort

    by Paul Thurrott

    Security researchers at Kaspersky Lab in Russia report that they have discovered how American intelligence agencies have subverted computer hardware, software and networks in an effort to spy on other countries. The surveillance and sabotage technologies have been discovered in systems in China, Iran, Pakistan, Russia, and elsewhere. Kaspersky has a policy of not naming… Read More

    Microsoft and Samsung Settle Contract Dispute

    by Paul Thurrott

    Microsoft and Samsung have quietly settled a major contract dispute that threatened Samsung's use of the Android mobile OS on its smart phones and tablets. The bad news: Absolutely no details about this agreement have been made public. It doesn't get any terser than this statement: "Microsoft and Samsung have agreed on settlement terms that… Read More