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Category: Netbooks
May 1, 2009 at 2:03 PM

Microsoft’s Ray Ozzie talks about cloud computing and heralds this a golden age


Ray Ozzie, Microsoft’s chief software architect, sat down for a question and answer session at the Technology Alliance lunch today at the Westin in downtown Seattle.

Ed Lazowska, a computer science professor at the University of Washington, asked questions and took a few from the audience. Ozzie talked about the cloud, netbooks and took a stroll down memory lane to describe the first Internet-ish system he used in 1974.

(Photo credit: Microsoft, 2008)


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April 22, 2009 at 2:57 PM

Microsoft earnings preview, come back tomorrow at 2:30 p.m. for the liveblog

We will be liveblogging Microsoft’s third-quarter earnings call tomorrow at 2:30 p.m. so come back, click in and share your thoughts on the tech giant’s report card. Here’s what to look for in the earnings call. Analysts are expecting a weak quarter as the general state of the economy has pressured businesses to pull back…


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