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Windows & .NET Magazine is the leading publication for corporate IT teams deploying Windows NT, Windows 2000, .NET, and related applications and technologies. Each month, you'll find timely, how-to articles, tips and techniques to help you get the ...



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AMD Releases 'World's Fastest Graphics Card'
AMD on Tuesday announced the availability of its ATI Radeon HD 4800 series graphics processing cards, one model of which the company describes as the world's fastest, and the first to exceed over one teraFLOPS of computing power. The Radeon HD 4800 series...



Microsoft Updates Developer Tools
Microsoft on Monday issued Service Pack 1 (SP1) updates for both Visual Studio 2008 and the .NET Framework 3.5 developer libraries, offering the expected bug fixes but also adding significant new functionality. The original versions of Visual Studio 2008...



Microsoft Money Heads to the Cloud
Microsoft has taken another step into its cloud computing future, revealing that it will no longer ship retail versions of its Money Plus personal finance package. Instead, the product will move to "100 percent online distribution" and will be updated...



WinInfo Short Takes: 080808 Special Edition
An often irreverent look at some of the week's other news, including a surprising side-trip to Northern Ireland, the 2008 Summer Olympics, Microsoft vs. VMWare, Samsung's lousy SSDs, IBM and Lenovo sitting in a Microsoft-free tree, and much, much more...



SQL Server 2008 Heads to Manufacturing
Microsoft on Wednesday announced that it had completed development of its SQL Server 2008 database server and business intelligence (BI) platform, and had released the product to manufacturing. SQL Server 2008 is the follow-up to the previous version of...



Report: Microsoft to Buy Back $20 Billion in Stock
According to a Bloomberg News report quoting a UBS analyst, Microsoft will soon buy back $20 billion of its own stock in order to jumpstart the share price, which has languished over the past decade. The buyback will occur over a three month period and...



Microsoft, Others Push Green Computing
Microsoft has allied with various tech giants and a non-profit group to tout energy-efficient "green" computing. This effort, however, is aimed at consumers, and includes free energy-saving software called Edison that is a scaled-down version of a product...



Microsoft: Midori is Not a Future Windows
As I've written previously here and mentioned in the "Windows Weekly" podcast, the oft-hyped-of-late "Midori" project that Microsoft is currently working on is not designed as an update to its current family of Windows operating systems. Midori has been...



Intel Details Next-Gen 'Larrabee' Microprocessor
Microprocessor giant Intel on Monday provided the first details of its next microprocessor architecture, codenamed Larrabee, which will combine multiple processor cores with graphics processing functionality. The first Larrabee processors will appear...



Yahoo's Shareholder Meeting Passes without Major Incident
The drama surrounding Yahoo!'s annual shareholder meeting, at which the company's board of directors was at one time expected to be ousted, passed Friday without any major incident. There were questions about the aborted purchase by Microsoft, of course...