Windows Weekly with Paul Thurrott, Richard Campbell, and Leo Laporte

Jun 6th 2018

Windows Weekly 573

Take Off That Sweater

MS Buys GitHub, Computex News

Records live every Wednesday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 18:00 UTC.
Category: News
  • All the news from Computex 2018! Qualcomm is not giving up on Windows 10 on ARM, Windows Collaboration Displays, Windows 10 IoT Services, Amazon makes it easier for PC makers to use Alexa, Intel's 'Courier': a dual-screen small reference device.
  • Microsoft is acquiring GitHub for $7.5 billion. The problem? Overcoming its past.
  • Windows 10 Redstone 5: a new build late last week finally puts RSAT where it belongs.
  • Microsoft is killing Groove on Android/iOS - If you need your own music in the cloud, use Google Play Music.

Tips and picks

  • Tip of the week: The "biggest Xbox sale of the year" is happening right now.
  • App pick of the week: Google Photos: now a PWA on the desktop
  • Reorg tip of the week: Phase 2 of Microsoft's latest reorg
  • Codename pick of the week: Project Natick
  • Beer pick of the week: Krieky Bones, Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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