Looks like the boys in Redmond loosened the pursestrings and made the biggest acquisition in Microsoft history… let’s see what else they got up to.
From the Seattle Post-Intelligencer:
How does Bill Gates shape up as a predictor of technology?
Oh! Some reasons on why Microsoft spent 6 BILLION US DOLLARS to buy aQuantive. a-who?
(This one from the more well-known Seattle Times)
For all the developers up there who get a rush of adrenaline booting up Visual Studio similar to the rush of fragging enemies in Doom, here is the latest in Orcas land.
This is the one I find the most interesting – Popfly! Popfly “gives consumers a visual way to create a Web site or add features, such as mashups, to existing blogs or personal pages.”