In the latest episode of the Windows Weekly podcast, Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Foley, and I discuss the impending RTM of Windows 8, BUILD 2012, the Windows Phone 8 SDK leak, Surface pricing (not) revealed, Microsoft (not) listening to your Skype calls, Microsoft's latest patent licensee, why Google can quickly settle with the EU when Microsoft can't, and new lobbying efforts from Microsoft's competitors.
Running time: 1:45:01
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