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If You Blinked You Missed The Microsoft Kin

It’s making its way around the interweb that the recently launched Microsoft Kin phones are being shelved. According to an Engadget report, sources close to Microsoft state that Andy Lees has rolled Kin into the Windows Phone 7 team and has canceled the existing product’s launch later this year in Europe on news that sales weren’t as strong as expected. …

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Are Gamers Ready To Kinect?

The joystick. For many years since the dawn of gaming in arcades the joystick had been the primary mode of input for most if not all gaming. Even devolving into game pads and such during the NES and Sega Genesis days it was still really a mode of inputting things in a analog source. This year that’s all going to …

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The Birthplace of Social Media

Scoble has posted a video where he interviewed Brian Dear, the organizer of the Plato @ 50 Conference. The conference is in Mountain View, CA at the Computer History Museum on June 2-3. Do you dare ask…what is PLATO ?  The acronym stands for Programmed Logic for Automated Teaching Operations (this is old-school ARPANET stuff folks). To define it in …

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Bill Gates College Tour Streamed Live

The richest man on the planet is going out to talk to the next wave of innovators – students at college campuses around the U.S. As Bill Gates mentions on his blog: I’m pretty excited because next week I’ll be traveling to five different universities in the United States for a chance to talk with students. I’ve done college tours …

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IE6 Laid To Rest, Sort Of

We nerds can be so…nerdy. Case in point, the Aten Design Group in Denver, Colorado held a funeral Thursday night for the ill-fated Internet Explorer 6 browser from Microsoft. All of us in the interweb hate IE6 – period! The funeral is long over due, even the IE team from Microsoft sent a bouquet of flowers to the funeral with …

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Microsoft is “All In” The Cloud

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer spend some time at the University of Washington today preaching the Microsoft Cloud Gospel. According to a recent email and the presentation today, Ballmer says that, “…when it comes to the cloud, we are all in.” The majority of his “Five Definitions of the Cloud” speech (which is embedded below) dealt with improving the end-user consumer experience when …

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Monster.com Founder Looking to Start Over

Bill Warren founded an early online job board in the 1990s, helped kick-start an industry and was president of Monster.com, one of the leading Internet career sites. But these days he’s not very happy with the results. So he’s taking another crack at it, going after Monster, Career Builder and similar commercial job sites. Warren is starting a nonprofit job …

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Bill Gates: All Fired Up

Image via CrunchBase Microsoft chairman Bill Gates sat down with CNET‘s Ina Fried to talk about his life over the past year, and his thought process when it comes to innovation (today and in the future). Related articles by Zemanta Found Footage: The Story of Macintosh (tuaw.com) Bean Counters to the Clouds (cloudcomputing.sys-con.com) Microsoft Urges Government and Industry to Work …

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Bill Gates Launches 'The Gates Notes' Blog

These last few days have been pretty busy for Mr. Bill Gates. From starting a Twitter account and gaining over 200,000 followers in 1 day,  to now launching his only thoughts and musings via his blog: The Gates Notes. “Since leaving my full time job at Microsoft to dedicate more time to our foundation, a lot of people have asked …

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Bill Gates Launches ‘The Gates Notes’ Blog

These last few days have been pretty busy for Mr. Bill Gates. From starting a Twitter account and gaining over 200,000 followers in 1 day,  to now launching his only thoughts and musings via his blog: The Gates Notes. “Since leaving my full time job at Microsoft to dedicate more time to our foundation, a lot of people have asked …

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Bill Gates Joins Twitter

Looks like big money Mr. Microsoft has decided to join the Twitter revolution. It is in fact Bill Gates (confirmed by Twitter representatives). His 1st tweet was “”Hello World.” Hard at work on my foundation letter – publishing on 1/25.” And thus far he’s only retweeted Ryan Seacrest and Time. Maybe I’ll get his attention before he skyrockets to the …

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Get The Xbox Live iPhone App For Free

After initially being released for $1.99 and then getting a stern “talking to” by Microsoft for noncompliance with their policy, creator Xavier Larrea has released a free version of his Xbox 360 Live iPhone app and it is available now in the iTunes App Store. [via] Go get the app here. Per the description, Xavier’s app has the following main …

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