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July 31, 2008 2:47 PM

Microsoft discloses Google, Apple threat, plus Danger sale price

Posted by Brier Dudley

The language in Microsoft's new annual report filed today shows just how concerned the company is about the threat from Google and Apple.

Their different business models - ad-supported online software as a service, and vertically integrated software and hardware - now rank alongside Linux as major competitive risks that Microsoft investors should be aware of (if they aren't already ...).

Lots of other juicy tidbits. From the report:

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July 31, 2008 12:00 AM

One of Microsoft's first employees, "Mama" Lubow, passed away

Posted by Brier Dudley

Miriam Lubow, a dynamic woman who barely escaped the Holocaust as a child and went on to become one of Microsoft's first employees, died Tuesday night of liver cancer.


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July 31, 2008 12:00 AM

Ex-Microsoftie and pals launch GoTime, a social nightlife network

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After a year of development under the radar in Ballard, GoTime quietly launched its new nightlife social network on Wednesday.

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