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  • Paddy Srinivasan's WebLog

    RSS, VOIP, Speech etc.

    I am doing some research on how RSS can be used in non consumer scenarios. For ex, Can RSS be used to create an alarm management platform in a process control system or can it be used to deliver information to financial services clients from content providers...
  • Vittorio Bertocci

    Internet, Intranet, Extranet... and Federnet

    Hi there! This may be a bit ahead of its time, and it will sound to many as an exercise in empty "formalism": but I believe it may be food for thought for some others, so here it is :) Summary: I propose it will be useful to have a collective name for...
  • Windows Embedded Blog

    Stop Thief ! - stolen Gizmondo device tracked...

    Interesting story over on Engadget - it looks like a Gizmondo device (based on Windows CE!) was stolen from a store in London (UK), and then its position tracked using the built-in GPS unit. Having GPS in a handheld game player could be interesting...
  • Dave Green's WebLog

    Which Style of Workflow When?

    Windows Workflow Foundation supports three basic styles of workflow: Sequential, State Machine and Data-Driven. I get a lot of people asking me which style is right for their problem, so I thought I’d share my thoughts on this with you all. Let...
  • Yves Dolce

    C++/CLI add-in for .NET Reflector

    If you don't know that tool yet, stop reading and ... stop reading ... and download it from . This is a must have for any serious .NET developer. Actually one of the very first things I do after installing VS.NET...

    Microsoft Research announces global RFP - Digital Inclusion

    Microsoft Research announced the first global request for proposal (RFP) for academic research in the domain of Digital Inclusion. The $1.2 million funding opportunity seeks to empower academic researchers worldwide to tackle technological challenges...
  • Thom Robbins .NET Weblog

    Launch 2005 Screencast Contest

    Are you a video jockey! Create a screencast starring Microsoft Visual Studio Team System, Visual Studio 2005, SQL Server 2005 or Biztalk Server 2006… and you! I am happy to announce that the East Region Evangelism Team and TechSmith have come together...
  • 16.7ms in the life

    DRM in MCE Rollup 2

    I was posting to and thought I'd save myself typing the same thing again, since it's good info, even if I am restating/repackaging existing opinion. The following is a response to people who thought for some reason that Rollup 2 was...
  • jfo's coding

    Notify applications where the form disappears from the taskbar on minimize

    Jim asks: "I've been following your Windows Forms articles, and was hoping that you could post about the correct way to minimize a Windows Form to the tray. The ShowInTask property of the Form is mentioned in newsgroups, but the Form still shows...
  • Steven Sinofsky's Microsoft TechTalk

    Highlights from Boston recruiting

    The past couple of days have been busy with a round of presentations and discussions at MIT, Sloan business school, and Harvard College. I know folks are always super busy so I appreciate the time everyone took out of their busy schedules to meet on campus...
  • fontblog

    You can tune a font but you can’t tuna fish...

    My name is Greg Hitchcock, and I’m a software architect in the Advanced Reading Technologies team. One of the purposes of this blog is to show the passion we have for improving the reading experience on-screen, and I hope that through the postings of...
  • Sandeep Prabhakar's WebLog

    HowTo: Approach Debugging Networking Problems

    One of the things I’ve learn over the last few years and what I find missing is the answer to the question of, “ What’s the best approach to debugging a network issue?”. After spending long hours in front of nasty networking issues I think the following...
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