Just like old times, Windows was the company’s secret weapon in winning the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure contract.
Stories by Preston Gralla
Satya Nadella has been Microsoft CEO for more than five years. Along the way, he’s made dramatic changes in the way Redmond operates.
The company has kept out of regulators’ crosshairs for some time now, but its seeming indifference to privacy matters could be changing that.
It’s a combination of things, but mostly it’s a shift in focus.
Over the years, plenty of kudos has been directed at the people at the helms of big tech companies. But some have tripped up recently.
Selling its AI and cloud expertise for use in Project JEDI might be patriotic — or a violation of its stated principles.
Microsoft’s smartphone failures have been spectacularly costly. Could it really be planning to give it another go?
Even if it’s doing so out of self-interest, the company has been acting as a force for good.
The company is going to kill off SMB1 at long last, but you shouldn’t wait to disable it.
This is a case of Trump being on the right track, and the tech industry off it.
The company’s algorithms told it where to offer its Prime Free Same-Day Delivery service, but an algorithm that uses data tainted by racism will be racist in its outcomes.
Windows 10 has been one of the most anticipated Windows releases in Microsoft history -- especially given the <a href="http://www.computerworld.com/article/2948467/emerging-technology/good-riddance-windows-8.html">issues with Windows 8</a>, the result of Microsoft's decision to build an operating system that works on both touch and non-touch systems.
Computerworld contributing writer/reviewer Preston Gralla summarizes three features of Windows 10 that he likes and two features he doesn't like. The new operating system from Microsoft launches for consumers on Wednesday, July 29.
Finally, an operating system from Microsoft you can love.
Windows 10 is here - and many users (especially those who have been wrestling with Windows 8) are probably eager to upgrade. But even if you can get it now -- the upgrade will be sent first to <a href="http://www.computerworld.com/article/2944212/microsoft-windows/windows-10-release-date-delayed-itbwcw.html">those who signed up for the Windows Insider beta program</a> and then in "slow waves" to everyone else -- you may want to hold off.