SBTUG: Recap from last week

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A big thank you to Aaron Saikovski for presenting on Groove and Catherine Eibner for demo-ing the MERGE keyword in SQL 2008.

Andrew Coates and Roger Lawrence looked after us with their usual passion and generosity (and Rog videoed the demo).

In case you didn’t know we post the news (and presentations if possible) on the SBTUG site – they are there going back to May last year.

 

But, following Justin King’s lead I’ve extracted the news links from last week’s preso and listed them here:

 

General Microsoft news

Demos Happen Here

Microsoft & Yahoo still searching for a sale

Microsoft World Wide Telescope

Live Mesh

•Released:

Visual Studio 2008 SP1 Beta

.NET Framework 3.5 SP1 Beta

ASP.NET MVC Preview 3 released

 

More Microsoft news

Microsoft IE8 Beta 2 not coming until Q3

Windows 7 details aren’t appearing

Sinofsky interview on Windows 7

Live Search Cashback thingo

Exchange hosting to trend up

Microsoft Office Live 1.1 Update

Microsoft adding 10,000 servers per month

Microsoft Touchwall

 

Technology news

Web 2.0 fails to produce cash

Borders returning to online retailing

The internet is about giving up control

Facebook platform going Open Source

Yandex – 3rd largest search engine in Europe

Cloud computing growth rates

Data portability wars start

Google Health launches

 

Buying spree

Comcast buys Plaxo

Conde Nast buys Ars Technica

CBS buys CNET

 

Tool of the month

Foxit PDF Reader

 

See you next month.

 

2 comments

  • hi craig,

    i’m a huge fan of ms technologies and a .net developer, will be checking back here. and thanks for the summaries in this post 93% of which interest me.

    lol @ ‘Live Search Cashback thingo’
    yep foxit is a cool pdf reader
    windows 7 – tool cool
    mesh – can’t wait for a beta, i’m on the waiting for a test account tho =(
    google health – zzZzz
    cnet – wow cbs acquired you? hmmm but i love cnet and webware and their networks etc.

    regards,
    BD
    (sydney, australia)

    cya!

  • hi craig,

    i’m a huge fan of ms technologies and a .net developer, will be checking back here. and thanks for the summaries in this post 93% of which interest me.

    lol @ ‘Live Search Cashback thingo’
    yep foxit is a cool pdf reader
    windows 7 – tool cool
    mesh – can’t wait for a beta, i’m on the waiting for a test account tho =(
    google health – zzZzz
    cnet – wow cbs acquired you? hmmm but i love cnet and webware and their networks etc.

    regards,
    BD
    (sydney, australia)

    cya!

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