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People camped out for Windows 95. Can Microsoft ever be cool again?

May 07, 2015 - Washington Post Blogs

Something very weird is happening in the tech world: Microsoft looks cool again.

The guileless, style-less suburban dad of digital America - maker of Clippy, Vista and the Zune - is suddenly intriguing developers, exciting customers and building things people actually want to use.

Now piloted by Satya Nadella, Microsoft's 47-year-old dealmaker, the $390 billion tech giant is making friends with an army of developers, administrators and former antagonists now helping streng...