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Microsoft Plays Nice
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Microsoft Plays Nice

May 12, 2019

At the opening keynote for Build, Microsoft's annual developer conference in Seattle, we heard more about Starbucks than Windows. A ten-minute demo about how Starbuck's ordering system interacts with Azure, Microsoft's growing cloud-based computing platform, was a highlight of the event. This should tell you a little...

20 Years Ago, Microsoft Changed How We Mouse Forever
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20 Years Ago, Microsoft Changed How We Mouse Forever

Apr 27, 2019

Twenty years ago, in April 1999, Microsoft introduced an update to its IntelliMouse line of input devices. On top it didn't look much different than its predecessors--it still had a few buttons and a scroll wheel--but underneath it introduced a technology to the masses that brought an end to the prehistoric days of...