Because the end is listless, this edition of Short Takes looks at a temporary Outlook problem that broke the Internet, Google’s Microsoft envy, a well-intentioned but ill-conceived plan to fix Edge and Chrome memory usage, Microsoft layoffs, and so much more.
Jul 17, 2020
Because we’re getting a little loopy during the pandemic, this edition of Short Takes looks at the push to $2 trillion in market cap, how Peggy Johnson is just like Stephen Elop, a metric ton of new Teams features, LinkedIn stealing your data, and so much more.
Jul 10, 2020
Because the earth actually rotates around Cupertino now, this edition of Short Takes looks at Microsoft’s blockbuster retail announcement, a Senate initiative to curtail a huge HoloLens sales, a weird Skype consolidation, an expansion of Teams’ capabilities to individuals, the death of Mixer, and so much more.
Jun 26, 2020
Because Microsoft will get it right one day, this edition of Short Takes looks at problems with Windows 10 version 2004, future Windows 10 20H2 and 21H1 releases, changes to the Insider program, a SASsy partnership for Microsoft, Apple antitrust issues, and so much more.
Jun 19, 2020
Because $1.5 trillion is an awful lot of zeros, this edition of Short Takes looks at Microsoft’s new market cap milestone, why Microsoft won’t sell facial recognition to cops, Zoom trips over its own feet in China, Google plays the bully, and Sony announces a digital taco.
Jun 12, 2020
Because it’s probably Friday, this edition of Short Takes looks at Microsoft’s push to a dystopian future, the sad tale of Microsoft trying to deploy its own software to its customers, AppGet developer gets a small bone, two of Microsoft enemies team up and try not to look desperate, and so much more.
Jun 5, 2020
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