At one point in his speech, Gates watched the Xbox boot up in about 10 seconds, then shut down with the push of a button. His reaction: "We ought to do that for the PC."
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X(Box) Marks The Spot
Though attendance was down at Comdex, Bill Gates had no trouble attracting a crowd for his keynote address. But the highlight of his speech for many attendees-aside from a video clip showing the Microsoft chairman in his office dressed as Harry Potter--was another look at Microsoft's Xbox game system, launched last week in New York.
At one point in his speech, ...