Microsoft introduced additions to Windows XP designed to make the operating system better tuned for peer-to-peer applications.
The software giant on Wednesday unveiled a beta, or testing version, of the Windows XP Peer-to-Peer Software Development Kit. The programming tools are designed to let software providers or corporate developers more easily build peer-to-peer applications on top of Windows XP.
Source: ZDNet Australia
Server manufacturer Stratus Technologies is banking on Windows becoming the dominant server operating system of choice, claiming that companies should chose the propriety software for its stability. Stephen Kiely, the chairman of Stratus Technologies told ZDNet Australia it is "an open book" whether Linux or Windows will eventually dominate the server market, but Stratus has thrown its lot in with Microsoft.
Source: OS Opinion
The complaints are essentially the same, but the venue is different. Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) is under attack again for leveraging its monopoly and bundling its products, but this time its lines of defense are concentrated on the European front.
Source: CNet News
Microsoft is turning up the heat on spam, filing a lawsuit to go after people it suspects of having harvested e-mail addresses from its Hotmail servers to spam subscribers.
Microsoft on Thursday filed a so-called John Doe suit in the federal court for the northern district of California in San Jose. The suit doesn't name defendants, but allows the plaintiff the power to issue subpoenas as part of the investigative phase of the trial.