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1. Editor's Note: Welcome To Our Pod
2. Today's Top Story: Microsoft
- Major Reorg Launched, Allchin To Retire
- Security Efforts Showing Fruit, Company Says
- Microsoft Beefs Up Exchange Support In Mac Office
3. Breaking News
- Sun UltraSparc4+ Servers Promise Big Boost In Performance
- Hurricane Katrina Highlights Need For Electronic Medical
- Attackers Choosing Fortune Over Fame
- AOL To Roll Out TotalTalk VoIP Service
- Jobs Bemoans 'Greedy' Music Providers Seeking iTunes Price Hike
- HP Expands OpenView With Partnerships And Services
- New Competitor Springs Up As Oracle And Siebel Execs Join Hands
- Opera Shoots For No. 2 In Browser Market
- Oracle Buys G-Log, Its 10th Acquisition In A Year
- Peerflix Launches Peer-To-Peer DVD Service
- Hospitals Track More Patients Via RFID
- SGI Offers Accelerator For Data-Intensive Apps
- Sub-$15 Mobile Phones Could Bow In 2006: Infineon Exec
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Microsoft is shaking up its structure again, naming presidents to
head three business groups. The Platform, Products, and Services
group will be led by Kevin Johnson and Jim Allchin. However,
Allchin will retire next year after the Vista client ships.
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