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Steve Jobs the Man, the Myth, the Legend: How it began.

I grew up as a computer geek in the late 70s through the 80s into the 90s admiring Bill Gates much more than Steve Jobs. Steve Jobs was just "that other computer guy" whose computers were used by less than...

Microsoft Response Point News

I just met with Microsoft to talk about what's new in their Response Point IP-PBX. They demo'ed the Aastra AastraLink RP phone system which works with Aastra IP phones with the Response Point "magic" blue button embedded onto the phones....

Seinfeld To Battle Mac Guy in Ads

Microsoft, weary of being cast as a stodgy oldster by Apple advertising, is turning for help to Jerry Seinfeld. The software giant's new $300 million advertising campaign, devised by a newly hired ad agency, has been closely guarded. But...

Gates on Gates (I Mean Vista)

It's hard work selling a new OS today -- not like it used to be. Now we have Bill Gates being interviewed on what Windows Vista means to me, to you and to all of us. Guess if we really...

A Dell by Any Other Name?

Today's announcement about Michael Dell becoming CEO of his own company through me off guard, especially since the disposed CEO, Kevin Rollins, was at the big Windows Vista launch shindig in NYC just two days ago! Wonder if anyone in...

Well, We Lined Up for Vista ...

Funny (for me, not for Microsoft) to see this report about no one lining up to buy the new Windows Vista and 2007 Microsoft Office when it went on sale in SF. Well, if you attended the big soiree in NYC...

Digium podcast of Mark Spencer's new role

Mark Spencer, founder of the Asterisk movement, lead off the conference call by saying, "Today is one of the most exciting days in the history of the company." Them's some mighty big words! Mark explained that this came about while...

Vista Launch: Midnight Madness All Over Again?

While I'm getting ready for the launch celebration of Windows Vista and 2007 Microsoft Office in New York City today (Bill Gates will come out of "retirement" for one of the presentations), it's very interesting to see how excited everyone...

Microsoft: Still Making Money After All These Years

While I'm all excited about the launch celebration of Microsoft's Windows Vista on Monday, it seems the big boy from Redmond is doing pretty good even without that coming boost. According to this report, Microsoft's revenues hit record levels -- so why can't we...

Microsoft Goes Mr. Roboto

Everybody wants to rule the world ... (Tears for Fears, anyone? But wasn't "Mr. Roboto" a Styx song?) Anyway, looking beyond Microsoft, Bill Gates is now discussing converging technology trends that he believes will make robots a nearly ubiquitous part of...

"All Things Digital" Is Must Reading

Great must reading in the Wall Street Journal's Technology special report on "All Things Digital" from earlier this week. Coverage is from "D4: All Things Digital -- The Wall Street Journal Executive Conference," hosted by Walt Mossberg (left) and Kara Swisher...

Gates: The Dawning of the Age of Friction-Free Innovation

Love or hate Microsoft, there's no doubt about that it's always interesting to hear what Bill Gates has to say about the future or technology and science. You may not agree with him, but he does have way of...

Come and Get It! Windows Vista (& Other Betas) Available

There's sure been plenty of coverage of Microsoft's announcement earlier this week of beta 2 availability of three of the company's flagship products -- Windows Vista, 2007 Microsoft Office and Windows Server (code-named "Longhorn" or "long time"). Speaking at the Microsoft Windows Hardware...

Gates Does Windows Again and Again (New Vista Unveiled at CES)

  There's plenty of action now that CES in Las Vegas has opened, but much of the big news and buzz today centers around Bill Gates' keynote speech and the formal introduction of the next generation of the Windows operating...

Salesforce.com calls out Microsoft's Bill Gates

I was forwarded a memo that Marc Benioff, Salesforce.com chairman and CEO, sent to his employees yesterday evening regarding the MSFT news. Even though the email looks legit and even says "To: All Salesforce.com" (indicating it was sent to all...

Microsoft turns 30

Wow, Microsoft turns 30 tomorrow. Happy 30th Microsoft! This is a perfect time to reflect on how far Microsoft has (or has not) come in the computing world. Of course, I'm sure Mac and Linux users will commememorate tomorrow as...
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