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With Mesh, Microsoft rethinks its place in the world

Redmond unveils its new Live Mesh service--and acknowledges that computing no longer revolves around the PC. • Images: Hands-on with Live Mesh • Live Mesh platform takes on Google, Adobe

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Redmond unveils its new Live Mesh service--and acknowledges that computing no longer revolves around the PC.

Live Mesh: Just one piece of platform plan

Live Mesh is just the beginning. More than 400 developers in Microsoft's Live Platform group are working on multiple projects.
(Posted in Beyond Binary by Ina Fried)
April 23, 2008 10:25 AM PDT

The Mesh lives but the cloud Office is vaporous

For now Microsoft appears to be sticking to its view that downloadable client software is a long way from extinction.
(Posted in Outside the Lines by Dan Farber)
April 23, 2008 10:06 AM PDT

Live Mesh platform takes on Google, Adobe

If done well, Microsoft's new cloud service could blur the lines between the Web and offline computing.
(Posted in News Blog by Martin LaMonica)
April 23, 2008 8:27 AM PDT

Microsoft: Web at the center, not PC

In a memo, Chief Software Architect Ray Ozzie departs from company tradition and insists it is the Web, not the PC, that is at the center of the tech universe.
(Posted in Beyond Binary by Ina Fried)
April 22, 2008 10:49 PM PDT

FAQ: Making sense of Live Mesh

If your eyes are glossing over from all the mentions of seamlessness, synchronization, and software plus services, here's some help.
(Posted in Beyond Binary by Ina Fried)
April 22, 2008 9:00 PM PDT

Redmond casts Mesh to catch developers

Live Mesh 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.
(Posted in Beyond Binary by Ina Fried)

April 22, 2008 9:00 PM PDT

Live Mesh consumer app is a work in progress

Microsoft's new sync platform and product shows what the future of interconnected PCs will be like. Maybe.
(Posted in Webware by Rafe Needleman)
April 22, 2008, 9:00 PM PDT

Peering through the Ozzie Mesh

Mesh didn't emerge in a vacuum. If you follow Ray Ozzie's career, there's been a consistent theme to his thinking about the nature of work in the computer age.
(Posted in Coop's Corner by Charles Cooper)
April 22, 2008 9:01 PM PDT

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April 23, 2008 6:30 AM PDT