Microsoft Watch's Mary Jo Foley has reported that WinFS -- the Longhorn file system that Bill Gates has referred to as the Holy Grail -- is back. Backported that is, to Windows XP.
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News.com's Stephen Shankland has an interview with Pat Gelsinger, the co-leader of Intel's Digital Enterprise Group.
Microsoft's announcements today for its real-time communications products demonstrated the company's real strength: persistence. For the last several years, Microsoft has been working on a suite of enterprise-class collaboration tools that can be integrated into Office.
I woke up this morning to news that BEA is now the latest company to jump on the drag-n-drop programming for non-programmers bandwagon by announcing that in the coming months, it will make available some yet-to-be-named-or-branded tools that "let businesspeople create and make changes to Java code." Sounds a bit vaporwarish to me.
News.com has a timely and handy FAQ that asks and answers some important questions for bloggers on the job.
If you lived in Orem, Utah, a town of nearly 100,000 people south of Salt Lake, you'd be able to sign up for 10Mbs symmetric broadband service from a small, local ISP, MSTAR. How did this little ISP pull off this feat?
OK, with a headline like that, you're probably saying I'm anti-patent. I'm not.
When most people think about Intel, the first thing that comes to mind is "processor company." The type of company that, every few months, puts out new chips that make our computers work better, go faster, draw less power, and cost less.
Researchers at UC Berkeley are developing a micromechanical flying "insect cam.
My new 15" PowerBook arrived today. Getting it set up has been dirt simple.