Steve Ballmer

Microsoft & HP Get Jump on Apple Tablet

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Reports from CES 2010 in Las Vegas suggest Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer will announce a new tablet/slate style PC developed in conjunction with HP – in his keynote speech tonight.

As you may recall, Harry McCracken discussed this rumored project in his Technologizer post – last September.

Watch the keynote here

XP Death Much Exaggerated

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Reports from the Computex Taipei trade show indicate there are some changes coming in the carefully orchestrated death of Windows XP. The latest Microsoft leak-like announcement, made June 3rd of this week, extends the use of Windows XP Home for low-cost desktops until June 30th, 2010.