Windows 11’s File Explorer is getting a modern UI overhaul

From The Verge: Microsoft is reportedly working on a big update to the File Explorer in Windows 11 that will improve its UI and features. Windows Central reports that the overhaul will include modern designs to match the rest of Windows 11, and features to more deeply integrate Microsoft 365 and...

Microsoft Surface sales are tanking, Microsoft says

From PC World: With soaring cloud revenues, plunging Windows and device revenues, and a few days into a substantial layoff, Microsoft’s first-quarter results feel a bit like a quote from Dickens.

The best of times: “The next major wave of computing is being born,” as Microsoft reported 31 percent...

LastPass Owner GoTo Says Hackers Stole Customer Data Backups

From CNET: GoTo, the parent company of password management service LastPass, has revealed that hackers stole some customers' encrypted data during a security breach in November.

The breach, which stemmed directly from one that occurred in August, allowed an "unauthorized party" to gain access to...

Polestar 2 gets a facelift, goes both faster and farther for 2024

From The Verge: Polestar has given its Polestar 2 EV a facelift, plus some other improvements for model year 2024. The maker of the fastback electric sedan has improved its drivable range (up to 300 miles on a single charge) and added more powerful motors. It’s also introducing a rear-wheel drive...

Samsung says new Galaxy laptops will have 120Hz OLED displays

From PC World: Samsung’s display business has revealed that its new Galaxy Book laptops will include OLED displays with 120Hz resolution.

Samsung has confirmed that it will be holding its Samsung Unpacked launch event on February 1 in San Francisco. On Monday, Samsung Display revealed some of the...

Google Reportedly Facing Another Justice Department Lawsuit

From CNET: The US Justice Department is reportedly ready to file an antitrust lawsuit against Google, charging that the search giant has an unfair dominance over the digital advertising market. The case is expected to be filed in federal court before the end of the week, according to a Bloomberg...

Spotify to Cut 6% of Workforce, the Latest in Big Tech's Layoffs

From CNET: Spotify will cut its workforce 6%, the streaming-audio company said Monday, the latest technology heavyweight to lay off workers and tighten its belt.

Based on the number of workers Spotify reported at the end of 2021, a 6% reduction would mean cutting roughly 400 positions.

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Alleged Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 4 Specs Leak

From Tom's Hardware: Unnamed sources have reached out to developer Kuba Wojciechowski with an extensive set of specifications for the upcoming Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 4 SoC. This is an important processor for the PC industry that promises to deliver a similar impact for Windows PCs to that of...

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