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posted in November 2006

Microsoft Wants You To Party Like It's 1995

11/22/2006
Everyone keeps talking about five years. Five years since the release of Windows XP, five years to develop and push Vista out the door. But Microsoft wants you to double that number, and recall the monumental launch of Windows 95 that coincided with an Office suite upgrade, culminating in the biggest festival Redmond has ever seen. I remember how the cumulous clouds in the blue Redmond sky eerily matched the software's packaging (like Bill Gates ordered them up for the event), and the nightly

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Two Years In, RFID's Not The Cure

11/17/2006
Despite hopes that it was the best track-and-trace technology available to help prevent drug counterfeiting, one distributor says processes must improve so accuracy in reading RFID tags reachess close to 99%. Another says the technology may not be suitable for some biological drugs.

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