Microsoft to take web-based software seriously

Posted on Sunday, Nov 20 2005 @ 12:25 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Bill Gates has issued a new memo about an important shift for his company, this time it's about a new generation of web-based software.
As with previous memos, Microsoft is widely perceived to be late to the party. Mr Gates and Mr Ozzie have announced plans for Windows Live and Office Live, two products intended to become just the sort of free internet services that Web 2.0 is supposedly all about. But both are, in fact, little more than new names for Microsoft's existing offerings, and look feeble in comparison with services offered by its rivals.
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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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