Four years ago Microsoft lost its mojo.
The software giant had failed to compete in web search.
People questioned whether Microsoft was on an IBM-style path to irrelevance. When the phone business flopped, it looked like Microsoft’s time in the sun was over.…
Microsoft is cutting ‘several thousand’ employees, mostly in its sales organization, following a reorganization earlier this week.
Microsoft to lay off ‘several thousand’ employees | ZDNet
Mary Jo Foley writes:
“One source close to the company said Microsoft would be cutting “several thousands” of employees.
At first sight Microsoft’s Surface Laptop and Windows 10S launch is all about education. That was the company’s emphasis at the product roll-out in New York.
Yet there is more at stake here than putting computers in school bags.
The announcement outlines a strategy for the next stage of personal computing.…
You can slide a wafer-thin device between Apple and Microsoft’s New Zealand slate market share.
IDC New Zealand reports Apple shipped less than 1000 more detachable or slate devices than Microsoft in 2016.
The total market for the year was 80,000 units.…
If you want
a Surface Pro 4 but find Microsoft’s price too high, the Lenovo Miix 510 may fit the bill.
Lenovo’s Miix 510 has more than a passing resemblance to a Surface Pro 4. It’s a Windows 2-in-1 with a kickstand.…
At the Guardian Alex Hern writes:
Is it time to swap your Mac for a Windows laptop?
You don’t have to look hard to find similar stories elsewhere. A number appeared after Apple launched the
MacBook Pro in late October.…