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Past articles by Peter:

Windows 10 May 2019 Update now rolling out to everyone… slowly

Unless you explicitly want it installed, you probably won't get this update. → Read More

Enjoy Stranger Things 3 with a delicious can of New Coke

The Netflix series will make a number of references to the ill-fated beverage. → Read More

Microsoft: Gaming should be for everyone, shouldn’t be toxic stew

Company calls on entire gaming industry to make gaming safe. → Read More

Microsoft publishes first Edge for macOS preview, promises to make it truly “Mac-like”

Microsoft is making sure to take advantage of the Mac's hardware and design. → Read More

Xbox, PC get a little bit closer with the latest Xbox updates

Messaging is getting an overhaul, too. → Read More

Saved from obsolescence, Microsoft is now making Paint better

Paint is getting keyboard controls to improve accessibility. → Read More

Windows dual booting no longer looking likely on Pixebooks

Development work appeared to grind to a halt last December. → Read More

Microsoft open sources algorithm that gives Bing some of its smarts

You can ask "How tall is the tower in Paris?" and it knows what you're talking about. → Read More

New speculative execution bug leaks data from Intel chips’ internal buffers

Intel-specific vulnerability was found by researchers both inside and outside the company. → Read More

Lenovo shows off a folding-screen laptop, coming some time in 2020

No name, specs, or other details available yet. But the screen is amazing. → Read More

Lenovo bumps X1 Extreme to i9, GTX 1650, introduces new mainstream ThinkBooks

Oh, and there are some tiny, ruggedized PCs, too. → Read More

Microsoft: The open source company

The times, they are a-changin'—even bits of Windows will be open source. → Read More

Cray, AMD to build 1.5 exaflops supercomputer for US government

System will mix Epyc CPUs and Radeon Instinct GPUs. → Read More

Windows 10 will soon ship with a full, open source, GPLed Linux kernel

The new Windows Subsystem for Linux will use a real Linux kernel. → Read More

Coming soon: Windows Terminal—finally a tabbed, emoji-capable Windows command-line

Big performance enhancements for the Linux subsystem are also on the way. → Read More

Microsoft’s plan for Edge: Integrated IE compatibility, better privacy

New features will make Edge more than just a reskinned Chrome. → Read More

Windows Solitaire inducted into the World Video Game Hall of Fame

Freecell was robbed. → Read More

Blockchain, zero-code machine learning coming to Azure

Microsoft has started the announcements, with more to come next week. → Read More

HoloLens 2 dev kits: $3,500, or $99/month, with Azure credits, Unity trials

Support for Unreal Engine 4 should arrive by the end of the month. → Read More

Ex-YouTube engineer reveals how video site worked to kill off Internet Explorer 6

Banner said that Internet Explorer 6 would soon be dropped. → Read More