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Microsoft opens Windows with update, but reverts to old competitive playbook

New Surface Laptop computers are displayed at the hardware lab of the Microsoft Corp. main campus in Redmond, Washington, U.S., on Thursday, April 20, 2017. Microsoft Corp., a company once derided for buggy software, unstable hardware and indifferent design, debuted the Surface Laptop on Tuesday. Weighing in at 2.76 pounds, about a quarter-pound less than Apple’s MacBook Air, the Surface Laptop boasts a 13.5-inch screen and is one of the thinnest and lightest products in its class. 700043431

Microsoft's Windows 11, the latest iteration of its 35-year-old personal computer operating system, boasts loads of new features meant to position the software giant as the polite child in a classroom full of big bad technology bullies.

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FILE – In this Oct. 2, 2019 file photo, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella talks during a company event in New York.  Nadella said in June 2020 that the tech company would double the number of Black and African American managers, senior individual contributors and senior leaders by 2025. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

Microsoft hits $2 trillion

Microsoft shares rose as much as 1.2% on Tuesday, enough for the Redmond-based software company to briefly join Apple as one of only two U.S....