Are you Ready to MIX it up?

Vegas here we come! Microsoft’s MIX conference is returning to the Venetian hotel in Las Vegas on March 5 – 7, 2008 and you’re invited to join us. The Next Web Now MIX08 is an intimate opportunity for cutting-edge technical, creative and business strategists to engage Microsoft in a conversation about the future of the web….

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Microsoft’s "Back to the Future" Spoof

I just ran across Todd Bishop’s blog where he links to the “Back to the Future” spoof. Microsoft executive Bob Muglia’s appearance at the company’s TechEd conference this week began with an elaborate video starring actor Christopher Lloyd in his role as Doc Brown from the “Back to the Future” series, taking Muglia back in…

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Microsoft Research Chimes in on Software for the 21st Century

Watch Andrew Herbert, managing director of Microsoft Research Cambridge, discuss the 20th century computer systems assumptions that are no longer true in the 21st century — things like the single processor systems and the single threaded programs, low level programming languages, screens on desks, hierarchical file systems, and virtual memory. This video also showcases a number…

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Intel’s new Metro Notebook

Ifot metrosexuals were not enough Intel has launched a “Metro Notebook” concept. It attempts at create a restyled, ultra-slim and ultra-light laptop that takes into consideration, the young urbanites need for class and style. The sub-0.7 thick, 1 kg sized Metro has an outside display built into the back of the monitor which serves as…

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What happened to Windows 386?

Given that we are launching Vista this week I thought it would be nice to take a look back at the Windows 386. Ahh the good old days…

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Visual Voicemail

I just ran across Callwave a great way to get Visual Voice Mail! It great for me because I do not get a signal on campus and I can instantly know when I get a all or VM. It will also allow me to save messages as well. It multi-platform as a Windows application or…

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New Windows Live for TV

Windows Live for TV is an early beta 3D browser application that makes it easy to connect to your social network as well as friends and family from within Vista Media Center or IE7.0. You’re be able to view the best of Windows Live Spaces and communicate with Friends and Family over Windows Live Messenger…

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Predictions from the Past

Since I’m on holiday you may notice that I have been blogging more about fun or off beat topics. Well I’m in full relaxation mode. So sit back and enjoy :). I was sitting here talking with a good friend of mine about technology and the subject of “do you remember…” came up. Like when…

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LinkedIn Worth $250 Million?

Another quick funding story: the business social network LinkedIn is reportedly set to close a $13 million funding round at a $250 million valuation – the investors aren’t yet known. LinkedIn expects to generate $45 million to $60 million in sales in 2007 and $100 million in 2008 – they’ve been profitable since March and…

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