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November 30, 2006 at 11:02 AM

Vista: Most significant product launch?

Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer had a press conference in New York today to announce the business availability of the Vista operating system and the new Microsoft Office. He also rang the stock market’s opening bell.

And who would Ballmer have on stage with him at the event? A technology titan? A software celebrity? No, he chose the president of MTV Networks. Because music television has so much to do with operating systems, of course.

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