Microsoft is dragging its feet on helping USB-C go mainstream

One of the more perplexing announcements to come out of Microsoft’s Surface hardware event in New York City yesterday was the port choice across its refreshed Surface laptop line and its new, noise-cancelling and Cortana-equipped Surface Headphones. On the wireless Surface Headphones, which are a forward-looking pair of high-end cans …

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How Lady Gaga’s fans are using Twitter to bend reality

One of our core concerns around here is the way social networks are vulnerable to coordinated influence campaigns that can distort the nature of our reality, with negative consequences for our country. I write about this most often in in conjunction with state-sponsored campaigns, like the ones that Facebook caught …

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A first look at the Surface Studio 2

Microsoft’s second generation of the Surface Studio has been officially unveiled today. It looks very similar on the outside, with a 28-inch display at 3:2 aspect ratio and the classic Studio hinge that lets this giant all-in-one PC convert into a nearly flat drawing mode. I got a chance to …

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