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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, 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.



Toshiba to Lose $5.4 Billion in 2015, Shed 7,800 Jobs

Toshiba announced this morning that it will likely post a record $5.4 billion loss for fiscal 2015 as an historically bad accounting scandal has exploded to encompass virtually all of the company.

Dec 21, 2015


Paul Thurrott's Short Takes: December 18

Because I'm always jolly, this week's other news includes Microsoft's over-insistent efforts to get customers upgraded to Windows 10, a rumored HP Windows phone, Blackberry attacks Apple, the FCC investigates zero rating, and you're never going to believe how easy it is to hack Linux.

Dec 18, 2015

Windows 10

Microsoft Partnership Will Bring Windows 10 to Governments in China

Microsoft has announced a joint venture that will sell and service Windows 10 in China's governmental agencies and certain state owned enterprises.

Dec 16, 2015


Microsoft Announces Expansion of Corporate Philanthropy

Microsoft this week announced plans to expand its corporate philanthropy globally, and to the people who really need it. It will create a new Microsoft Philanthropies organization to focus on these efforts.

Dec 16, 2015


Samsung Appeals Apple Patent Loss to Supreme Court

Samsung on Monday took the final legal step it can take before being forced to pay Apple almost $550 million in damages for patent infringement: It appealed the case to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Dec 14, 2015


Paul Thurrott's Short Takes: December 11

Because it's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, this week's other news includes the source of Surface Book shortages, Microsoft's mistakes were made moment, Windows phone compete, Xbox One falls short, and Google shots for the moon.

Dec 11, 2015

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