Last Thursday, Microsoft released the final version of Hyper-V, the much anticipated built-in hypervisor for Windows Server 2008. Back in February, we had a look at a late beta release, and we were quite impressed with the performance of the system and how easy it was to manage virtual machines.
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My colleague and fellow ZDNet blogger Mary Jo Foley continues to polish her crystal ball about Windows 7's delivery date in her last Friday's column, based on interpreting new statements from Microsoft chairman Bill Gates as well as the party line about the already stated 3-year release cycle.
Surface RT has too many limitations to make it practical for me to own an ARM-based Microsoft Windows Tablet today. But that will change over time.
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The last four years were an exciting and challenging time to be at Microsoft, arguably the most transformative time in the company's history.
Last week, the hearts of many Mac fans skipped a beat when the Mactopia web page on Microsoft's web site disappeared for several hours. As it turned out, it was just a simple glitch, and in a knee-jerk response to blogger Ted Bishop's inquiry about the health of the Mac Business Unit in general, Microsoft had this to say:While the group eliminated some positions, the essence of MacBU will not change.