The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Wednesday, January 21
All eyes on Redmond
It’s Microsoft’s big day with a major news briefing planned at company headquarters on Wednesday. What to expect: a new preview of Windows 10, a PC version of the Cortana digital assistant, better integration between Windows on the desktop and mobile devices, at least one new web browser, and more.
Ellison stepping out for Oracle launch
Larry Ellison will make one of his first appearances since relinquishing the CEO position, to launch some new hardware systems at Oracle headquarters Wednesday. Oracle says he’s unveiling ”the datacenter of the future”—he’s definitely still got his hands on the wheel.