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    Microsoft Extends XP's Availability

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    "Responding to feedback from customers and third parties, Microsoft has extended the availability of Windows XP to both original equipment manufacturers and retail channels through to June 30, 2008. Originally slated to be pulled from retail shelves and OEMs on January 30, 2008 - only a year after Windows Vista's debut - customers requested more time to prepare for the upgrade to Vista."   more info > http://arstechnica.com/news.ars/post/20070...-execution.html   via osnews.com

    Microsoft loses anti-trust appeal

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    Microsoft has lost its appeal against a record 497m euro (£343m; $690m) fine imposed by the European Commission in a long-running competition dispute.   full story > http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/6998272.stm

    Microsoft Delivers Silverlight 1.0, Extends Support to Linux

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    "Microsoft today released to the web Silverlight 1.0, a cross-browser, cross-platform plug-in for delivering richer user experiences on the Web. In addition, Microsoft will work with Novell to deliver Silverlight support for Linux, called Moonlight, and based on the project started on mono-project.com."   via osnews.com

    Windows Server 2008 Delayed

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    Microsoft has delayed the upcoming release of Windows Server 2008. "Windows Server 2008, which we have been saying would Release to Manufacturing by the end of the calendar year, is now slated to RTM in the first quarter of calendar year 2008. Why? Well, as you know, Microsoft's first priority is to deliver a great product to our customers and partners, and while we're very happy with the feedback we're getting and the overall quality of the latest product builds, we would rather spend a little more time to meet the high quality bar that our customers and partners deserve and expect."   via osnews.com

    Windows Vista SP1 Beta Set to Debut

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    Microsoft is finally talking about the much-anticipated first service pack for Windows Vista and will release the first beta to a select group of about 15,000 customer and partner testers within the next few weeks. The software maker will release the beta for Windows XP Service Pack 3 at the same time. Microsoft acknowledged Aug. 29 that it has already shared beta previews of Windows XP SP3 and Vista SP1 with small group of testers, a fact it refused to admit until recently despite numerous leaks on the Internet.   via osnews.com

    Microsoft Shows Seamless Desktop Virtualisation

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    Microsoft Makes Vista Fix Packs Public

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    more info > http://www.betanews.com/article/Microsoft_...blic/1186593846   via osnews.com

    Microsoft Preps Vista Performance Fixes

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    more info > http://www.windowsitpro.com/windowspaulthu...rott_96671.html

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