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

Nov 28th 2018

Windows Weekly 597

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More 1809 Problems, More Money

Records live every Wednesday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 18:00 UTC.
Category: News
  • More bugs emerge in the Windows 10 October 2018 update. Some get fixed; others are being tested in Release Preview.    
    • Windows 10 1809 breaks Media Player
    • Windows 10 1809 blocked on PCs with certain Intel video drivers
    • But, hey: The iCloud-1809 bug is now fixed
  • Windows 10 19H1 continues full steam ahead. New build out today: a few UI tweaks, not much else.
  • First Windows Server 19H1 build was released last week. What's in it?
  • Is Apple a monopolist? The Microsoft reporter veterans weigh-in.
  • Microsoft briefly overtook Apple's market cap
  • It's been a rough couple of weeks for the Microsoft Cloud: multi-factor authorization outage No. 2, right after Microsoft issued a thorough root cause analysis of what caused MFA outage No. 1. They've got concrete steps for fixing MFA, but some won't be done till Jan. 2019.
  • Meanwhile: Here comes Amazon, breathing down Microsoft's neck, with its own Windows File System for AWS:

Tips and picks

  • Tip of the week: Games with Gold
  • App pick of the week: Project Fi
  • Enterprise pick of the week: Check out the forums, IT pros
  • Also, for the developers in the house, December 4 is Microsoft Connect(); -- expect some VS 2019 news, among other AI/Azure, etc.
  • Codename pick of the week: Windows (Core) Lite
  • Beer pick of the week: Destihl Cranberry Criek 

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