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Chief software architect and his team at Microsoft are creating a system that synchronizes content, services, and applications across a variety of devices and user scenarios, using the Web as the hub.
ZDNet Editor in Chief Larry Dignan and CNET News.com Editor in Chief Dan Farber discuss the news of the week in their new podcast, EIC Squared.
The service that Microsoft is unveiling Tuesday is a nifty way to sync files across multiple devices. It's also a key part of Microsoft's attempt to stay relevant in a world that no longer revolves around Windows.
CNET News.com has uncovered some more details about Microsoft's cloud-based synchronization service, due to launch next week. For starters, the technology preview will be Windows-only and limited to 10,000 testers in the U.S.
Taking a page from Apple's PR playbook, the company sends out a teaser invitation for an April 24 event to launch Live Mesh, but it offers no new details.
Ray Ozzie wants to build bridges between the client-server and services worlds. How ironic if the network computer provides a model for Microsoft's salvation.
Microsoft's chief software architect says it will not rush to integrate its systems with Yahoo's after a potential merger.