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Windows Central Podcast 169: Start menu, Cortana, coronavirus, and more
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Windows Central Podcast 169: Start menu, Cortana, coronavirus, and more

Zac Bowden

We're back with another exciting episode of the Windows Central Podcast, and this week, there are proposed changes to the Windows 10 Start Menu that will make some people unhappy. But how is that different from any other new feature? COVID-19 continues to have a profound impact on Microsoft and the tech industry at-large as conferences are canceled and employees are asked to work from...

Thinking about the new 'Windows + Devices' team under Panos Panay
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Thinking about the new 'Windows + Devices' team under Panos Panay

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Many have argued that Windows has been severely underrepresented at Microsoft over the last couple of years, but with Microsoft's Chief Product Officer, Panos Panay, now taking charge of the Windows client, that may soon begin to change. Microsoft is now combining the Windows UX (user experience) and Surface teams under one large team lead by Panay, a formalization of the teamwork that has been ongoing between Windows and Surface since as far back as Windows 8.