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Past articles by Michael:

Fender is reinventing itself for the future of music while holding onto its past

Fender is betting on machine learning and apps for the future of the storied guitar company. → Read More

Apple’s top-of-the-line computer costs more than a BMW

The ultimate computing machine? → Read More

Watch: Our call on Tesla’s new pickup truck

Quartz tech editor Mike Murphy and reporter Michael Coren discuss Tesla’s strange-looking new pickup truck, dubbed the “Cybertruck.” → Read More

Watch: Our call on tech companies’ earnings season

Quartz technology editor Mike Murphy, and global finance editor Jason Karaian, discuss the latest batch of tech companies to report quarterly earnings, including Google, Facebook and Amazon. → Read More

Ford is mortgaging its future on the value of its past

Ford's new all-electric Mustang is a crossover SUV that the company hopes is as fun to drive as a muscle car. It's an existential crisis on wheels. → Read More

The future of live music lives on your smartphone

A new app could revolutionize the way we experience live events. → Read More

The Motorola Razr is back as a smartphone with folding screen

The iconic flip phone of the 2000s is back as a smartphone with a folding screen. → Read More

China’s Singles’ Day brought in nearly $9 billion in sales in the first 20 minutes

Singles' Day makes Black Friday look like a regular Friday. → Read More

AirPods Pro don’t feel particularly “Pro”

Apple's new earbuds add noise-canceling technology—but are they worth the price? → Read More

Why design will make or break the 5G revolution

5G needs an iconic device—and it probably won’t be the smartphone. → Read More

Microsoft wants anyone to be a developer, whether they code or not

There's a shortage of developers in the world, and you could help fill the gap. Yes, you. → Read More

Satya Nadella on Microsoft’s renewal: It’s an ongoing journey, not a destination

Microsoft CEO dishes on coding, winning the Pentagon's JEDI contract, and managing one of the most valuable companies in the world. → Read More

There are signs of life for Apple beyond the iPhone

Even without the iPhone dominating sales, Apple still pulled off a growth quarter. → Read More

We’re about to see what Apple is made of

Can Apple maintain its success even without a popular iPhone? → Read More

Google is slowly figuring out how to make money outside of advertising

Google's sales of cloud services, Pixel phones, and Nest smart-home gadgets are starting to make a difference to Alphabet's bottom line. → Read More

From dial-up to 5G: a complete guide to logging on to the internet

What was once a method for the US military to communicate top secret messages across continents has now morphed into the omnipresent connection that brings you cat videos. → Read More

Google made the perfect laptop for life in 2019

The new Pixelbook Go is an excellent laptop for the way we exist online today. → Read More

Wall Street can’t stand when Amazon invests in itself

Amazon is showing how costly it is to switch to one-day deliveries. → Read More

The Beats Solo Pro are Apple headphones in everything but name

They might still have the Beats logo on the side, but they're Apple through and through. → Read More

The Apple Watch is a great smart watch and finally a good dumb one too

Apple's fifth-generation watch finally adds in a key feature, but at the expense of battery life. → Read More