Preston Gralla

Contributing editor

Preston Gralla is a contributing editor for Computerworld, a blogger for ITworld, and the author of more than 45 books, including NOOK Tablet: The Missing Manual (O'Reilly 2012) and How the Internet Works (Que, 2006).

Windows 10 Redstone: A guide to the builds

Microsoft’s tin ear for privacy

Microsoft’s tin ear for privacy

The company keeps defending data-gathering features that some people don’t want instead of just making them optional.

After the Anniversary Update: What’s next for Windows 10?

After the Anniversary Update: What’s next for Windows 10?

Now that Microsoft's Anniversary Update of Windows 10 is live, the company is planning two major updates for next year.

Where Clinton and Trump stand on tech issues

Where Clinton and Trump stand on tech issues

Their views are far apart on nearly every issue related to technology and the tech industry.

Windows 10 Anniversary Update: The good, the bad and the 'meh' (with video)

Windows 10 Anniversary Update: The good, the bad and the 'meh' (with video)

The Windows 10 Anniversary Update brings incremental improvements in Edge, the Start menu and Windows Ink, among others -- but Cortana haters won't be happy.

Microsoft misjudges millennials, spectacularly

Microsoft misjudges millennials, spectacularly

Beer pong, sexy schoolgirls and racist rants: A string of marketing and recruiting missteps suggests the company is desperate to be noticed by the younger set.

Windows 10 Anniversary Update: A guide to the builds

Windows 10 Anniversary Update: A guide to the builds

The Windows 10 Anniversary Update is due this summer -- but if you don’t want to wait, you can install the various builds via Microsoft’s Insider Program. Here is a guide to what each build brings.

How Windows 10 became malware

How Windows 10 became malware

Any software — even a premier operating system — that gets onto computers through stealth means has crossed over to the dark side.

Hands on: New build of Windows 10 Anniversary Update preview tweaks Edge, Wi-Fi Sense

Hands on: New build of Windows 10 Anniversary Update preview tweaks Edge, Wi-Fi Sense

The latest build of Microsoft's Windows 10 Anniversary Update preview makes Edge easier to install and eliminates a controversial feature in Sense.

Amazon Prime and the racist algorithms

Amazon Prime and the racist algorithms

The company’s algorithms told it where to offer its Prime Free Same-Day Delivery service, but an algorithm that uses data tainted by racism will be racist in its outcomes.

First look: Microsoft's Windows 10 Anniversary Update preview

First look: Microsoft's Windows 10 Anniversary Update preview

A rundown of the Microsoft's upcoming Windows 10 Anniversary Update, due this summer, including some new features available in the latest Insider build.

Is Zuckerberg selling his soul for Facebook access to China?

Is Zuckerberg selling his soul for Facebook access to China?

Even a mega-philanthropist can look craven when lusting after the world’s largest market.

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