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Lisa Schmeiser

Lisa
Schmeiser
Content Director, SuperSite for Windows,
Penton Technology

Lisa Schmeiser is the Content Director and Editor in Chief of SuperSite for Windows. She joined the Penton Technology team in April 2015 from InfoWorld, where she most recently has been the newsletter editor and cultivator of InfoWorld’s social media outlets, and also reported, edited and blogged on a wide variety of tech topics over the years. Previously Schmeiser served as Senior Associate Editor of Macworld and Executive Editor and Senior Editor of macworld.com. She was also a reporter for Investor's Business Daily, covering telecom, mobile and e-commerce. Earlier Schmeiser was a personal finance blogger for the San Francisco Chronicle. In her spare time she writes and edits a curatorial newsletter as a testbed for developing best practices for organic audience building and engagement, hyperlinking and content presentation. You can reach her at Lisa.Schmeiser@penton.com.

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Worried About the Global Security Breach? Here's Whether You Should Freak Out 5
Are you mildly to wildly concerned after reading a cavalcade of headlines urging you to protect yourself from unscrupulous hackers by upgrading your machine now? Here's our no-fuss guide to whether or not you should panic.
We Read the Security Bulletins So You Don't Have To

Microsoft just released several different security bulletins. Do you need to panic over any of them? We've gone ahead and done the reading -- and possible panicking -- for you.

Voice Is the Next Interface: Harman Kardon's Invoke Uses Cortana

Amazon may have been first out of the gate with the voice-activated home speaker -- and indeed, sister site MyITForum has a whole channel dedicated to Alexa tips and tricks already -- but Microsoft's entry into the product category could be a game changer.

Microsoft's Q3 Earnings: Hardware Still Matters to the Bottom Line
It hurts not to have holiday sales every quarter. Here are five key takeaways from the quarterly earnings, among them: Hardware still makes a lot of money for the company even as total sales decline over time.
When Panicky Tech News Can Help You Be a Calmer Digital Citizen
Don't get outraged if and when you read about the latest way tech companies are using you for your data. Get cleaning -- and unsubscribe or delete things right out of your life.
Microsoft Windows 10 + Gmail = New Options for Users
The walled garden is beginning to crumble in spots. Nowhere is this more evident that with Microsoft's recent decision to offer several marquee Windows 10 Mail & Calendar features to Gmail users.
Microsoft Edge: Browser Uses Less Power Than Competitors 1

Another iteration of Windows 10, another Edge test that demonstrates its superiority over other browsers ...

We Read the Security Bulletins So You Don't Have To 1

Microsoft just released 18 different security bulletins. Do you need to panic over any of them? We've gone ahead and done the reading -- and possible panicking -- for you.

Powered Down: How to Protect Against Productivity Loss When the Lights Go Out 3
A recent power outage reminded us how important it is to remain prepared for anything when you're working remotely or working from the road.
We Read the Security Bulletins So You Don't Have To

Microsoft just released 18 different security bulletins. Do you need to panic over any of them? We've gone ahead and done the reading -- and possible panicking -- for you.

Microsoft Teams: It's a Chat Workspace for Grown-Ups
We here at Supersite test-drove Teams last fall and I used it last week. We also use Slack here daily. Here's what I've observed in hands-on use of both chat-based workspace tools.
Microsoft's Brad Smith: "What We Need Now Is A Digital Geneva Convention"
The present and future of warfare takes place on computer terminals, innocent civilians worldwide are not being protected by their government, and it's time for the tech industry to pull together and call on the world's governments to come together in a Digital Geneva Convention.
Microsoft's Q2 2017 Results: The Cloud Continues to Rain Money
Satya Nadella is relentlessly on focus when it comes to reminding an audience of Microsoft's present and future businesses. That focus is reflected in the quarterly results.
CES 2017: What We'll Be Covering This Year, Based on What We Saw Last Week 1
Rich Hay and I spent five days criss-crossing the Las Vegas Conventions Center, the Sands, and countless hotel suites and press conferences, and at the end of it, a few tech trends really stood out for me. These trends will likely percolate through our coverage for the remainder of the year.
CES 2017 Quick Take: How VR Will Blow Open the Job Market
The reality of how VR will change the nontechnical job market really sank in during the Intel press event.

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