Clinton/Obama: who has more friends?

Who’s more the more popular Presidential candidate?  We all know Obama is beating Clinton in fundraising, but the important question is, “who has more friends?”  Hillary has only 143,313 friends and Obama has 183,736.  (Poor John Edwards doesn’t stand much of a chance with only 48,545 friends.)  Obama, like all the major candidates, has both…

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Cool Toy: Nissan NV200 multiuse scuba cartridge car

At the Tokyo auto show, the NV200 concept car was equipped with a cartridge set up for an underwater photographer and all his scuba gear. Nissan suggest other diverse uses for it, such as a baker’s truck, mobile t-shirt sales, or an Internet cafe on wheels.  Very Bond.   Press Release: Nissan NV200A Smart Business…

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Facebook: the ACCEPTABLE face of blogging

Microsoft has invested $240m in social networking site Facebook in exchange for a 1.6% share of the company. That puts a value of $15 billion on a 3 year old company.  BBC news did an article on “15 reasons Facebook may be worth $15 billion.” I found it amusing to read that Facebook is the…

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Best Books at the Women’s Conference

One of the most popular stops at the Microsoft Women’s Leadership and Development Conference last week was the WoCo Book Room, sponsored by MS Library, where participants packed in to pick up the hottest titles and get them signed by the many authors invited to fire up the troops with a wide variety of motivational…

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Women’s Leadership and Professional Development Conference: WOW!

I spent much of the past three days at the 2007 Women’s Leadership and Development Conference at Microsoft campus in Redmond, and it was amazing!  Attendees were calling it a rock show because of the obvious power and excitement in the air.  This was the fifth Women’s Conference, which has increased in size every year and…

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It’s like 2000 again with the stock price at $35

Folks were smiling in Redmond today with Microsoft shares up nearly 12 percent, to $35.76 a share. We all feel a little fatter, especially Bill Gates, who grew $2.67 billion richer today after Microsoft trounced analysts’ estimates for sales and profit, propelling the shares to their highest level in six years.  We haven’t seen gains…

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Sprint will unlock cell phones

Sprint Nextel announced today that they’ll provide customers with the necessary codes to unlock their cell phones if a proposed settlement for a California class action lawsuit goes ahead.   Any phone you buy directly from a U.S. carrier will come “locked” to that provider.  My AT&T locked phone will only work with AT&T and…

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SDK Workaround: Setupvroot.bat in WCF samples fails on Vista if…

The Setupvroot.bat setup script for WCF samples fails on Windows Vista if the NetMsmqActivator service is enabled and Message Queuing (MSMQ) is not installed.   This workaround applies to:     ·         The prerelease Windows SDK for Windows Server 2008 and .Net Framework 3.5 (RC0), September, 2007 ·         The prerelease Windows SDK for Windows Server…

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