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    addicted to ebay

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    Further to my recent post about Ebay becoming the 11th largest retailer in the USA, I should share my latest contribution to their coffers... my latest ebay conquest ... or should I say my latest capitulation? Anyone else out there appreciate...
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    blogging at MSFT AUST

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    I just had a great IM chat with Mark Baartse who is the Online Platform Manager at Microsoft Australia. He's apparently a man with a vision - to have our local CEO, Steve Vamos, as a blogger. I think it's a great idea to have Microsoft execs blogging...
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    got my first Meteor DVD!

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    about time someone introduced a new online service in this country! I recently signed up with Meteor Entertainment . They are one of the 3 new services in Oz where you can order rental DVD's online and they will mail them to you... then you return...
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    My good buddy Frank

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    The one, the only, Frank Arrigo, my good buddy, has a blog here . (when I figure out how to work the blogroll on this thing I will add him ;-)... Frank is a long long long-time Softie, with a long list of important jobs behind him, including being...
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    supercomputers selling cheap

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    According to this article , "Virginia Tech's decision to build a supercomputer out of 1,100 Apple Power Mac G5s -- a true break from the architecture of traditional, mainframe supercomputers -- allowed the university to cut its costs in half . According...
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    Ebay - 11th largest U.S. retailer

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    As an old dotcommer, it's very exciting for me to see the news recently that Ebay is now the 11th largest U.S. retailer . A realization of the dotcom vision of a new brand of retailer with no inventory.
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    Linfox and BizTalk

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    Trucker ready to roll with Office Chris Jenkins over at the Australian has written a story on Linfox's deployment of Microsoft's Office System 2003. Their use of BizTalk also gets a quick plug: "Microsoft's Biztalk is being used...
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    Announcing Microsoft's Indigo

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    At the Microsoft Professional Developers Conference 2003 in LA we publicly announced  "Indigo", the service-oriented framework layer of the next release of Windows (aka "Longhorn"). CRN Infoworld
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    Inside the IBM-Microsoft spin zoneNews.com:

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    An entertaining piece from Bill Robins over at News.com : "Bill Gates and Steve Mills, who runs IBM's software business, demonstrated progress on Web services standards. For the first time in 12 years (gasp!), Gates shared a stage with an...
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    Want to know what Microsoft Research is working on?

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    Here's another interesting article from David Kirkpatrick  over at Fortune.com. He interviews Rick Rashid, who runs Microsoft Research. Glad to hear we have someone in our R&D labs who's worked on teleportation !  
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    food for thought

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    Some great quotes from BillG here  given recently at the ETRE conference in Berlin... for example: ...developing the next version of Windows (aka Longhorn) "costs as much as putting a man on the moon." ... he predicted that in...
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    Microsoft beats the street!

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    SEATTLE (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp. on Thursday said its quarterly profit rose on strong consumer sales of Windows and other products and raised its outlook for personal computer demand, but said corporate technology spending was lagging consumer...
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    BizDex - Australian National B2B Registry

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    Bizdex is a project that I am beginning to get my head around. It is essentially a collaboration between government (eg NOIE), standards bodies (eg Standards Australia), and industry (eg Aust Post, AWB, Microsoft, Red Wahoo, SAP, Sun, Tradegate, Quicken...
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    the old blog... the new blog

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    Even though the old blog only ran for something like a week, I can't be bothered copying all of the old posts over to this (the new new blog), but if you care, you can reference them here ... for a while at least.
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