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October 22, 2008  3:34 PM

Overheard: Where do you keep your honeypot?

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
botnets, honeypot, Malware, Microsoft

john_markoff.jpg The door to the room simply reads “the lab.” Inside are racks of hundreds of processors and terabytes...

October 1, 2008  2:13 PM

Overheard: Who does Microsoft view as its competitors?

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
3-D, Jeff Bussgang, Microsoft, Steve Ballmer

jeff_bussgang.jpg Interestingly, he [Ballmer] identified his top competitors as Google, Apple and Linux.  Secondary foes included IBM, Oracle, Amazon and SAP.Jeff Bussgang,

September 22, 2008  1:02 PM

Overheard: Windows 7 is just Vista with new shade of lipstick

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Microsoft, Technology, Windows 7

sjvn_with_dog.jpg Microsoft really is losing it. I can't help but notice that the evil empire keeps making one business...

September 17, 2008  7:12 PM

Overheard: Excuse me, is that a supercomputer under your desk?

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Cray, Microsoft, supercomputer

cray_cx1.jpg The CX1 is Cray's new personal supercomputer. The unit is small -- it's meant to fit beside a desk -- and it can be...

July 21, 2008  7:17 PM

Overheard: Richard Stallman is alive and kicking

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Free Software Foundation, Microsoft

stallman.jpg Microsoft would have us believe that helping your neighbor is the moral equivalent of attacking a ship. Richard...

July 10, 2008  11:44 PM

Overheard: Microsoft Hyper-V will bring the small guy to virtualization fold

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Microsoft, Virtualization

charles_king_pundit.jpg I believe that one real area of opportunity for Hyper-V is in bringing...

June 23, 2008  11:20 AM

Overheard: Microsoft gets a “D” in SOA

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Microsoft, Programming, SOA

block_with_letter_d.jpg Just what the world needs...yet another programming language. As...

May 29, 2008  12:45 PM

Overheard: Visual Studio Express — Hello World

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
C#, Microsoft, Programming, Visual Studio Express

dan_fernandez.jpg The reason we’re able to offer Express for free and even let developers build commercial applications...

May 20, 2008  1:09 AM

Overheard: Live Mesh — your Briefcase in the cloud

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Live Mesh, Microsoft

stan_schroeder.jpg To put it really simply: the promise of the Mesh is that you won’t have to...

May 10, 2008  1:28 PM

Overheard: Microsoft disagrees with GPL…again

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
GPL, Microsoft, Open source

"With open source software, there is this thing called the GPL, which we disagree with." Bill Gates as quoted in

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