Updated 2:30 p.m., with comment from Microsoft.
It had become a ritual for Microsoft's consumer unit. Every year it came out with a new version of Microsoft Money and sent new boxes to retail stores.
That tradition is now dead.
Microsoft, via a newsgroup posting from one of its enthusiasts, announced it will no longer update Money each year and, more importantly, it will stop selling the product at retail stores.
It's the latest indication that Microsoft is seeing a shift in the way people, particularly consumers and small businesses, buy their software.
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