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A non-Windows OS? Microsoft drops clues

We take stock of some recent developments of note regarding Microsoft's hush-hush "Midori" operating system project.

By December 30, 2013

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Microsoft forges ahead with new home-automation OS

In a handful of real homes, Microsoft is testing a prototype of a home-automation operating system on which its researchers have been working for several years.

By April 27, 2012

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Microsoft taking a sip of Midori

The software maker has an "incubation project" that is exploring what an all-new operating system might look like. But it's too soon to say that the company has found Windows' replacement.

By August 5, 2008

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Toyota's viral hit makes the minivan (almost) cool

A music video spot for the Toyota Sienna might just get families grooving to the idea of a minivan a "swagger wagon."

By May 7, 2010

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To challenge Google, Microsoft might want to think Apple

Redmond's challenge is to prove the Windows experience is worth paying for. If it is looking for a game plan, it might want to look at how the Mac has tackled the PC.

By July 8, 2009

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Microsoft nabs Sun chip executive

Marc Tremblay, one of the main architects of the Sparc line of chips, is headed to Redmond as a "distinguished engineer" after spending 18 years at Sun.

By April 8, 2009

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Buzz Out Loud 780: Microsoft to dump Windows?

Details are leaking out about a post-Windows OS from Microsoft, code-name Midori, that would use virtualization and the cloud to manage your computing life. Throw in the semantic Web and you have a buzzword threefer!

By August 4, 2008

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Microsoft gets paid twice as Vista users downgrade to XP

Microsoft has a far deeper problem with Vista than it had originally expected.

By August 19, 2008

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The end of Windows as we knew it

Microsoft is not dead and, indeed, is looking forward with a cloud-plus-desktop strategy that may help it to compete in the race to lock in as many users as the cloud can.

By August 17, 2008

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Crave Podcast 97: Windows is dead!

In podcast 97, Rory Reid's back, along with his Man Friday Ian Morris, his woman Thursday Kate Macefield, and some random Aussie called Luke Anderson

By August 8, 2008