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Paul Thurrott

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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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Paul Thurrott's Short Takes: May 29

Because I heard you missed me, I’m back, this edition of Short Takes looks at Microsoft’s mea culpa on open-source, a cute return to the Microsoft of the 1990s, Microsoft Teams vs. Windows, Microsoft Teams vs. Slack, the future of command lines, and much, much, more.

May 29, 2020

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Paul Thurrott's Short Takes: March 27

Because it’s such a great time to be alive, this edition of Short Takes looks at a ton of Coronavirus-related news, including Azure capacity issues, Microsoft/Office 365 service throttling, certification retirement extensions, unprecedented Xbox Live demand, and much, much, more.

Mar 27, 2020

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Paul Thurrott's Short Takes: March 13

Because of the Coronavirus, this edition of Short Takes looks at a lot of virus-related collateral damage, including Microsoft Build 2020, Apple’s retail stores, Microsoft Teams, Microsoft’s ability to manufacture hardware, and even the DOD JEDI contract. OK, that one isn’t related to the Coronavirus.

Mar 13, 2020

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Paul Thurrott's Short Takes: February 14

Because I want you to be my Valentine, this edition of Short Takes looks at Microsoft finally doing the right thing, Amazon’s legal challenge to Microsoft’s JEDI contract, some real news about Windows 10X, the schedule for Windows 10 version 2004, and much, much more.

Feb 14, 2020

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Paul Thurrott's Short Takes: Microsoft Earnings Special Edition

Because Microsoft announced its most recent quarterly earnings this week, this edition of Short Takes is going to obsess over the results, with a deeper dive into key parts of the business.

Jan 31, 2020

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Paul Thurrott's Short Takes: January 17

Because it’s been a while, this edition of Short Takes looks at Microsoft’s new carbon-negative push, thanking the NSA for finding a serious Windows 10 flaw, Microsoft’s new Edge browser, a new Walkie-Talkie feature coming to Teams, and much, much more.

Jan 17, 2020

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