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MSN Butterfly to Flutter Its Wings for Charity MSN is sponsoring "Under the Butterfly," a pilot program geared toward helping boys and girls across America while guiding customers to unique content across MSN channels. http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/features/2006/jun06/06-14underthebutterfly.mspx Wed, 14 Jun 2006 13:00:00 GMT Array
Microsoft has completed Windows Vista development and expects to ship it by the end of the year. The release would coincide with the retirement of veteran Windows development leader Jim Allchin - but Allchin is willing to put off both events if Windows Vista doesn't reach a standard of quality he approves of, he confirmed on Friday. "Where we sit today, things are going according to plan, and we're feeling very good," Allchin, Microsoft's co-president of the platforms, products and...
Windows Vista is assuming its final form. According to Microsoft, the latest beta, Build 5270, is nearly feature-complete, although some of Vista's interface (code-named Aero) isn't yet in place. We took the beta for a spin and found that its focus on security and performance looks promising--yet still in need of much more polish. Security Highs, Lows We expected Vista's firewall to address a major shortcoming in XP's built-in protection by alerting you to outgoing as well as incoming...
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