Some of the smaller stories that didn’t get a post of their own:
Vista application developers are complaining about the sidebar gadgets.
Microsoft Research has a new project which tracks down spam websites that pollute search engine results.
“Microsoft Business Solutions is to foot the bill for recruiting 400 new consultants for its UK partners, to combat a severe skills shortage in the channel.”
One of the most frequent questions Microsoft is getting this week at Semicon West is: “What are you doing here?”
Former Philips executive Drew Gude, now high tech industry technology strategist at Microsoft, is leading Microsoft’s foray into the electronics market.
For example, Gude said that much of the equipment on manufacturing floors today – 80 percent – already runs the Windows operating system.
Microsoft, Vodafone, and Palm to create new Treo.