Windows Weekly with Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Foley, and Paul Thurrott

Mar 30th 2022

Windows Weekly 770

Hairy Shooters

Windows 11 default browser, Microsoft Build 2022, Microsoft bribes
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Category: News

Windows 11 default browser, Microsoft Build 2022, Microsoft bribes

  • Windows 11 Usage Stagnates in Latest AdDuplex Report
  •  Microsoft Graveyard - Killed by Microsoft
  •  Windows 11 to get soon a one-click default browser option
  •  Microsoft is adding a new driver-blocklist feature to Windows Defender on Windows 10 and 11
  •  Microsoft Build 2022 developer conference: Coming May 24 to a screen near you


Business

  • Microsoft Accused of Violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Again
  • EU Aims to Open Up Big Tech’s Walled Gardens with Digital Markets Act


Xbox

  • Microsoft Announces New Games with Gold for April
  •  Sony Revamps PlayStation Plus to Better Compete With Xbox Game Pass
  •  Microsoft Now Offers Refurbished Xbox Series X Consoles Online
  •  Microsoft’s Cloud Gaming Division Aims to Bring Cloud-Native Games to Xbox
  •  Microsoft Flight Simulator World Update VIII Focuses on the Iberian Peninsula
  •  Halo TV Series Comes to Xbox Game Pass Ultimate With Free Paramount+ Trial


Tips and Picks

  •  Tip of the week: Get a month of Paramount+ for free
  • App pick of the week: OBS Studio
  •  Enterprise pick of the week: Azure Front Door revisited
  •  Enterprise pick No. 2 of the week: Get ahead of Microsoft product deprecations
  •  Beer pick of the week: Grimm Plink

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