TITLE

Microsoft Asks for Support of Web Developers

PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Red Herring;3/6/2008, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports that Microsoft has asked for support of software developers as it started making test versions available of Internet Explorer 8, an upgraded version of the main software used to browse the Web. At the MIX08 conference of Microsoft, chief software architect Ray Ozzie points out that the Web was the center of everything Microsoft was doing amid its expansion efforts. Ozzie also says Yahoo, the Web pioneer that Microsoft targeted for an unsolicited takeover bid, has creative people and interesting online properties.
ACCESSION #
36876091

 

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