Dan Farber, CNET News’ editor in chief, provides insight on Craig Mundie’s keynote:
Microsoft’s Craig Mundie outlines the future of computing
Microsoft Chief Research and Strategy Officer Craig Mundie offered a long term view of where Microsoft and the world of computing is heading…read more
Mike Ricciuti of CNET News:
Mundie: The cloud needs killer apps
Like others in the industry, Craig Mundie sees computing moving increasingly to the cloud. The big question is: what will be the “killer” applications driving demand?…read more
Mary-Jo Foley of ZDNet:
What comes after S+S? A truly unified client-cloud platform
Many consider Software + Services (S+S) to be Microsoft’s way of keeping its PC-software money-making machine afloat while the cloud-computing…read more
John Moore of Chilmark Research analyzes Mundie’s address:
EmTech: Keynote, Microsoft’s Craig Mundie
Computers will be more pervasive and work in the context of what an individual is doing - think GPS and restaurant search ala iPhone. More broadly, and in a healthcare context, think real-time diabetes monitoring…read more
Josh Catone of Sitepoint:
Elizabeth Heichler of Network World:
EmTech 08: Mundie’s bets are on ‘first life’
The dramatic increase in compute power unleashed by multicore processors will enable applications that blend virtual representations of the real world…read more
Robert L. Mitchell of Computer World:
Ian Lamont of The Industry Standard:
The 3D future, according to Microsoft: A Photosynth-based “Spatial Web”
Microsoft’s Craig Mundie has dismissed the potential of “synthetic virtual worlds” like Second Life, saying that…read more
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