Decides to be extra nice to select unpaid support staff with "white glove" service
Fruity cargo cult Apple has discovered that being an arse to its support partners might not be such a good idea and instead its is copying a "white glove service" that Microsoft has been doing for 20 years.
Yes, you can install Windows 11 on older machines
Microsoft’s restrictions on devices that could run Windows 11 are seen as a major pain. Most users on older PCs see the “this PC doesn’t currently meet the minimum system requirements to run Windows 11” message.
The only way is Ethics
Search engine outfit Google is not rushing to turn its cloud into AI based decision making.
Will allow unions and stop enforcing non-compete clauses
Software King of the World Microsoft is going to stop enforcing existing non-compete clauses in the United States, while also committing to a civil rights audit of its workforce policies in 2023.
The European Union is working on a possible ban on the provision of cloud services to Russia as part of new sanctions against the Kremlin for the invasion of Ukraine.
Too slow for Windows 11
A recent executive brief from data storage industry analyst firm Trendfocus reports that OEMs have disclosed that Microsoft is pushing them to drop HDDs as the primary storage device in pre-built Windows 11 PCs.
Dark rumours of toxic culture
HoloLens creator Alex Kipman is leaving Microsoft, after he was the subject of a Business Insider report detailing a continuing "toxic business culture" at Microsoft.
A good four-year delay
Microsoft has finally updated its roadmap for Exchange Server and the next version will be coming in 2025, a good four years later than planned.
Newer 11th-gen Intel CPU
Microsoft is about to update its compact Surface Laptop Go with a newer 11th-gen Intel CPU (an i5-1135G7), which replaces the 10th-gen model found in the original 2020 laptop.