25th July 1999 Archive
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The mysterious case of the non-existent press release...
Microsoft has been throwing its weight around in the wireless and cable TV businesses, but if a curious snippet that briefly escaped onto a wire service last week has any substance, the company clearly intends to go a lot further. According to a brief Dow Jones posting early on Friday, "In a press release Thursday [Microsoft] …
Business 25 Jul 1999, 10:50
But this approach could turn into the road to hell, if it's pushed too far
Microsoft has issued a limited developer release of Millennium, the next version of Windows 9x, but early reports of its content raise as many questions as they answer. Microsoft has said that it will not include "legacy" support in Millennium, and this certainly seems the case with the code issued this weekend. But that code is …
Business 25 Jul 1999, 12:16
Workstation powered consumer models, and Dos could have its air supply disconnected
Wintel's plans for the next generation of PC will become clearer next week, when the joint Intel-Microsoft PC2001 System Design Guidelines come up for their first public review at a two-day meeting in Redmond. As we noted last week, PC2001 is aimed solely at hardware platforms running Windows, but a close inspection of the first …
Business 25 Jul 1999, 15:19
- IT bloke publishes comprehensive maps of CALL CENTRE menu HELL
- Analysis Who is the mystery sixth member of LulzSec?
- Comment Congress: It's not the Glass that's scary - It's the GOOGLE
- Analysis Hey, Teflon Ballmer. Look, isn't it time? You know, time to quit?
- Murdoch Facebook gloat: You're like my $580m, 'CRAPPY' MySpace