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Microsoft's Master Plan for Winning Back Market Share Commented on: 8 weeks ago (September 29, 2014)

Clearly, he does.
I have to agree with both points here, though. Getting the OS cost under the competition is a great draw for hardware partners who had been chaffing under Microsoft's "pay...

Thinking About Tech Pluralism Commented on: 9 weeks ago (September 23, 2014)

It's not coincidence that all of Microsoft's newfound pluralism is coming months after hiring a Chief Economist for the company.

I continue to support this move, and I'm looking forward to...

Microsoft Remakes Board as Second Round of Layoffs Loom Commented on: 10 weeks ago (September 18, 2014)

I'm tired of hearing Windows users claim that Microsoft doesn't care about them. Windows has been insulated from any meaningful consequences for years by closed-minded business practices that...

Satya Nadella Explains the "Mobile" in "Mobile First, Cloud First" Commented on: 10 weeks ago (September 16, 2014)

He is absolutey right to focus on delivering quality Microsoft software experiences across many platforms. The bone-headed exclusionary policies of the past really polarized the public image of...

Microsoft Defies Court Order, Will Not Give Emails to US Government Commented on: 12 weeks ago (August 31, 2014)

It's not an email account held by an Irish customer. Microsoft maintains major datacenters in Ireland.
And a company has the obligation to police its own intellectual property according to...

Short Takes: August 29, 2014 Commented on: 13 weeks ago (August 29, 2014)

oh, I guess I didn't realize that Apple screens had that problem despite being under the 4" limit. :-)

Short Takes is especially snarky this week. Love it.

No Need to Point Fingers in the Wake of XP Fix Commented on: 29 weeks ago (May 6, 2014)

It's not like Microsoft was going particularly out of its way in developing the fix in the first place: the firm has a number of private support contracts for XP. The exception here was delivering...

Microsoft Reverses Course, Supports Windows XP with Newly Released IE Patch Commented on: 30 weeks ago (May 1, 2014)

Looks like everyone is on board with the "One Microsoft" mantra. Even if that means position reversals reminiscent of Xbox One.

Will IT Ever Buy Into "Mobile First, Cloud First"? Commented on: 30 weeks ago (April 29, 2014)

I'm sure there are plenty that have already commented on it, but I'm surprised you didn't mention the issues Microsoft created when it pushed out an update to Surface that resulted in many of...

Google to Launch Modular Smartphones in 2015 Commented on: 32 weeks ago (April 16, 2014)

I can't possibly imagine carriers taking any action to kill this off.

Seriously, though, this hardware is going to fork and be burdened by obsolescense issues about 20 minutes out of the...

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