The Gist: Lily Hay Newman on Microsoft, and Reihan Salam on Republican candidates in Iowa.

Why Windows 10? Because 7 Ate 9.

Why Windows 10? Because 7 Ate 9.

A daily news and culture podcast with Mike Pesca.
Jan. 26 2015 9:05 PM

Microsoft’s Imperfect 10

We can mock the decision to skip Windows 9, but the software giant still has a serious share of the market.

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A Web developer’s menace, Internet Explorer.

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Does the GOP’s 2016 candidate need to figuratively lose the primaries to win the general? On The Gist, Slate’s Reihan Salam shares which Republican candidates stood out at the Iowa Freedom Summit, and which ones decided not to show. Plus, Slate’s Lily Hay Newman joins us to discuss why Windows 9 got skipped, and Internet Explorer got stuck. For the Spiel, winter weather is snow joke.

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