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

May 1st 2019

Windows Weekly 619

One... Trillion Dollars

Microsoft earnings, PureText, and Windows Server 1903

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Category: News

This Week's Stories

  •  Microsoft earnings: Net income of $8.8 Billion on Revenues of $30.6 Billion
  •  Related: Microsoft was briefly worth $1 trillion
  •  Related: Microsoft documents product releases in the quarter
  •  Google just gave Chromium-based Edge a thumbs-up
  •  Sorry, but crapware is still in Windows 10 version 1903
  •  Windows 10 Version 1903 Requires at Least 32 GB of Storage
  •  New 20H1 test build adds Your Phone changes, better dictation - Another new build adds nothing
  •  Windows 10 version 1809 hits almost 30% usage share
  •  Microsoft looks ready to add some new Azure regions, while it takes one away
  •  Microsoft, Dell unveils new Azure-VMware integrations
  •  Microsoft wants to help business users build customized digital assistants
  •  Related: Microsoft, an also-ran in the market for digital personal assistants, has issued a report about digital personal assistants.
  •  Microsoft rebrands Bing Ads as Microsoft Advertising
  •  Microsoft delays testing of Halo: MCC on PC
  •  Microsoft and the VA are partnering to provide the Xbox Adaptive Controller to veterans.
  •  Notch will not be part of Minecraft's 10th anniversary
  •  Xbox version 1905 has a few neat new features
  •  PS4 has sold 100 million units

Tips and picks

  •  Tip of the week: Microsoft has revealed the Xbox Game Pass games and Games for Gold titles for May!
  •  App pick of the week: PureText -  Also: Simplify for Chrome fixes Gmail
  •  Enterprise pick of the week: Windows Server 1903
  •  Codename pick of the week: Cosine
  •  Beer pick of the week: Holy Mountain Brewing Witchfinder

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