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Reports: North Korea Identified as Source of Sony Hack Commented on: 49 weeks ago (December 18, 2014)

I understand that, in light of domestic attacks that have happened, theater operators might have an aversion to showing a movie that has a specific threat attached to it.

On the other hand...

Microsoft's Master Plan for Winning Back Market Share Commented on: 1 year 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: 1 year 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: 1 year 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: 1 year 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: 1 year 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: 1 year 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: 1 year 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: 1 year 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: 1 year 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...

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