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  • Longhorn makes Wired 2004 Vaporware List

    Eagerly awaiting Longhorn? So is everyone else. That's why the operating system made Wired's 2004 Vaporware list , in the number 3 position. I guess it will be on the list next near now too. The list is meant to be funny, and for the most part it is. But this comment about Tiger doesn't seem necessary...
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  • Microsoft, Citrix renew ties for Longhorn

    Citrix Systems Inc., manufacturer of popular access products for Windows Server recently announced with Microsoft an extension of their partnership that covers Longhorn: The five-year agreement will provide Citrix continued access to Microsoft Windows Server code while providing for patent cross-licensing...
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  • define:Avalon

    Many years ago when Microsoft.NET is released, the first question people ask is “What is .NET”? Well still different people have different answers, but hopefully you have one! Here comes Avalon. What is it? I like the explanation in the autorun.htm of November CTP (Community Technology Preview...
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  • New Concept Video Posted

    MSDN posted a new Longhorn Concept Video yesterday focusing on Emergency Response Services : Watch David Weller describe how Accela helps cities set the bar for next-generation Emergency Response Services. Government agencies, citizens, and businesses collaborate efficiently to prepare for, respond to...
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  • Longhorn to put squeeze on gadgets

    From CNET News.com : Windows makes it easy to quickly download files to iPods and other portable storage devices--a little too easy in the minds of many IT managers. In the next version of Windows, Microsoft will give big companies an easy way to block use of such devices, while making it easier for...
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  • Microsoft needs to accentuate the positive with Longhorn

    Ok, so by now we've all heard about the changes with Longhorn ( Avalon and Indigo and WinFS, oh my!). Some people dig it, others hate it. That's nothing new for Microsoft , really. Whether it was a good decision or not is irrelevant at this point, so I'm not going to go into that right now. There is...
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  • Longhorn to lose WinFS

    The new plan for Longhorn does not include WinFS . By removing WinFS, Microsoft hopes to be able to ship Longhorn in 2006 - around the time they expect WinFS to be in beta. There are also plans to have Avalon and Indigo (previously known about Indigo) work on Windows XP and Server 2003 . Looks like the...
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  • Is the flaw in SP2 really a flaw?

    According to a News.com article , an independent researcher has found a flaw that affects Internet Explorer users - even those who have installed Windows XP Service Pack 2 . The article says "An attacker using the flaw could install a program on a victim's computer after convincing the person to visit...
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  • The Longhorn Driver Model - Will my wish come true?

    DevSource is running a story about the new Longhorn Driver Model . It looks like it's going to have some really awesome stuff, like boilerplate code libraries, and a split kernel/user mode. Oh, and driver isolation... that's kinda nice... :) I've never written a driver before, and probably never will...
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  • Great Minds Think Alike...

    Adam posted earlier about HE3's new license plates . I like mine better...
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