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Microsoft Announces May 12th Launch Date of Office 2010

  Microsoft has "officially" announced that May 12th, 2010, is the launch date for SharePoint 2010 & Office 2010.  (Thanks Arpan) Watch Stephen Elop, President of the Microsoft Business Division, announce the launch of Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010 on … Continue reading

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Skype Discontinued for Windows Mobile Devices!

  From Skype:  We’ve chosen to withdraw Skype Lite and Skype for Windows Mobile because we want to offer our new customers an improved mobile experience – much like the version that has proved so popular on the iPhone, and … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s Forefront Team Joins Twitter

  Microsoft’s Forefront Team has (finally) joined Twitter. (Thanks Joel) Microsoft Forefront Team Twitter Feed –> @MS_Forefront   Click Here for the "Un-Official" List of Microsoft Twitter Feeds

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Microsoft Blogger States “Pirated Software is NOT More Susceptible to Malware!”

  I see Microsoft’s Terry Zink has revised his post — it now says "I have temporarily removed this post while I look at some more data."   But on the Internet, you can’t really retract anything. Here’s Terry’s original article: Are pirated … Continue reading

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Microsoft Removes “Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool” Due to Possible “Lifted GPL Code”

  After one month, Microsoft has removed their "Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool" due to issues of possible "lifted GPL code" documented on Rafael’s Within Windows blog. The current "Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool" link displays: Sorry, the page you are … Continue reading

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Facebook Announces Official Support for Microsoft’s SDK for Facebook Platform

  Facebook has announced their official support for the Microsoft’s SDK for Facebook Platform. Facebook SDK Overview:   Facebook.dll: This is the main assembly that will be used by all applications. This has all the logic to handle communication with … Continue reading

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Debunking The Microsoft Myth of “No Duplicate Machine SIDs on a Windows Network”

  Wow, this goes against everything I was taught about the "problems" with duplicate SIDs on a Microsoft network (and the importance of using SysPrep).   However, Microsoft’s Mark Russinovich has tested, and debunks, our old knowledge that duplicate SIDs must be … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s Flight Simulator Team Finds New Home at Cascade Game Foundry

  While Microsoft may have "given-up" on future development of Flight Simulator – a new company Cascade Game Foundry has not! The two founders, Creative Director Rick Selby and Managing Director Kathie Flood, are no strangers to simulations – both … Continue reading

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Happy 100th Birthday Dr. Bing

  Dr. Richard Bing: Microsoft named their decision search engine "Bing" after this 100 year old man . . . (^_^)

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Windows 7 & Windows Server 2008 RC2 to launch October 22

  It’s official . . . Windows 7 & Windows Server 2008 RC2 to be released October 22nd – just in time for the Holidays!

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