Microsoft stunned most tech watchers several months ago when it announced it was abandoning 25 years of its go-it-alone browser strategy.
Stories by Preston Gralla
When was the last time you heard a company denigrate its own product — and practically beg you not to use it? Most likely never.
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.
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The signs all suggest that Microsoft is going to cut its losses in the digital assistant market. Smart move.
Selling its AI and cloud expertise for use in Project JEDI might be patriotic — or a violation of its stated principles.
Google is somewhat stealthily winning mind share with youths.
Microsoft pulled the feature with the biggest “wow” factor from version 1809, but there are some hidden gems in this release.
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.
Deep learning is the hottest branch of A.I., but it might not be all that deep.
It’s been 20 years since the U.S. Department of Justice and 20 state attorneys general sued Microsoft for violating federal antitrust laws.
In the space of less than a week in late April, two events made one thing very clear about Microsoft: The company is now pursuing a cloud-first strategy, with Windows taking a back seat. And that will continue as far into the future as the eye can see.
Stealthily getting users to use its browser is ill-advised. Why not just make the thing better?