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

Apr 14th 2021

Windows Weekly 720

FLoC Blockers

Microsoft buys Nuance, new Surface devices, Patch Tuesday

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Category: News

Microsoft buys Nuance, new Surface devices, Patch Tuesday

The nuances of Microsoft's $19.7b Nuance acquisition

  •  Microsoft makes its second-largest acquisition with Nuance for $19.7 billion
  •  Nadella's acquisitions: How Nuance stacks up

New Surfi, peripherals debut

  •  Surface Laptop 4 Prices, Specs Leak
  •  Microsoft rolls out Surface Laptop 4 alongside new headsets, a webcam, and a speaker
  •  Baby Steps Don't Win the Race
  •  Dell Updates Inspiron Laptops, Adds OLED Option to XPS 13

Patch Tuesday tidbits

  •  MS Patch Tuesday: NSA Reports New Critical Exchange Flaws
  •  FBI cleans up infected Exchange servers
  •  Microsoft details its legacy Edge browser phase-out strategy

More Windows

  •  Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 21359
  •  Microsoft is (Probably) Killing Timeline Now Too
  •  OneDrive for Windows is Finally Going 64-Bit


  •  New Flight Simulator World Update Targets Europe
  • Amazon Launches New Feature for the Xbox Skill for Alexa

Tips and picks

  • Tip of the week: Block Google FLoC
  • App pick of the week: Parallels Desktop 16.5 for Mac
  • Enterprise pick of the week: WVD finally gets a much-touted feature
  • Codename pick of the week: Bari
  • Beer pick of the week: Torch & Crown Bat Flip

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