Computers

The Windows PC is cooler than it’s ever been before — here’s how Microsoft made it happen – Business Insider

Posted: Friday, June 23, 2017

Razer’s “Project Valerie,” a concept for a three-screen Windows laptop.Business Insider/Jeff Dunn The Windows PC is in the midst of something of a renaissance.  PC manufacturers like Asus, Razer, HP and Dell have all picked up their game, delivering PCs that range from super-functional to just plain weird. Small companies like Eve are launching head-turning specialized devices for power users. Microsoft itself has even made a dent in the market…

A guide for buying one of Microsoft’s excellent Surface computers – The Verge

Posted: Thursday, June 22, 2017

Microsoft now has a variety of Surface devices that are designed to replace your laptop. There’s the Surface Book with a removable display, the Surface Pro with a kickstand, and now the new Surface Laptop that is the most traditional laptop Microsoft has ever made. I’ve been using all three extensively recently and have been able to learn the strengths and weaknesses of each. If you’re thinking about buying one…

Microsoft: The Future Of Video Is A Combo Of Cloud And AI – AdExchanger

Posted: Thursday, June 22, 2017

Microsoft is looking to claim itself a spot beside the top dogs competing on the video and cloud front. It says data is the differentiator. “Unlike other providers who use your data to sell groceries or other services that compete [with your business], your data belongs to you,” Martin Wahl, principal program manager for Microsoft, told a room full of media and entertainment execs Tuesday at an…

Two Britons arrested over Microsoft hack – BBC News – BBC News

Posted: Thursday, June 22, 2017

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The hack attacks targeted internal customer information Two men have been arrested for their part in an alleged plan to hack into Microsoft’s network. A 22-year-old from Sleaford and a 25-year-old from Bracknell were detained by police on Thursday. It is believed that the men were involved in repeated attempts to infiltrate the Microsoft network between January and March this year. Both were charged under…

Microsoft Launches New Branded Podcast On How The Future Of Tech Is Decided Today – Fast Company

Posted: Thursday, June 22, 2017

About the author Jeff Beer is a staff editor at Fast Company, covering advertising, marketing, and brand creativity. He lives in Toronto. More

Supreme Court weighs in on whether or not you should capitalize … – A.V. Club

Posted: Thursday, June 22, 2017

The battle of uppercase Internet versus lowercase internet, which until now was largely fought quietly among factions of copy editors, has found its way to the Supreme Court. The philosophies are roughly divided between “internet as a place” (capitalized, as with a proper noun) and “internet as generic” (lowercased)—some argue that the use of “internet” reflects its use a medium, like television or radio or newspapers; others claim that “Internet”…