Microsoft has new initiatives on the way that are meant to move programs and data online, relieving companies and users from some of the burden of maintaining it all. Confidentiality will be the key issue that will persuade or dissuade people from trusting the services.
Many of the new .NET services are built on the Passport system created by Microsoft. […] continuedRead more
If you’re following the Microsoft hearings, the best part was the obvious distaste shown the by appellate panel for Judge Jackson’s outrageous anti-Microsoft ravings in the press. Here’s an article that quotes extensively from the oral arguments yesterday.
As we head into the arguments in the Court of Appeals, here’s a good article that presents the case for leaving Microsoft alone. A sample:
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“STATED SIMPLY: Consumers want computers and applications that work together. They want a platform, and they want integration. Multiple companies have not been able to achieve this compatibility except with the presence of a powerful company to force standardization.