cpaul on 15 Feb 2001 09:52:42 -0000

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<nettime> Windows XP Boycott

"Ninety-five percent of Microsoft's operating profit is from Office and

-- Henry Blodget, Merrill Lynch

Microsoft generated a huge buzz ahead of the release of Windows 95,
prompting customers to line up outside stores that stayed open past midnight
on the day it went on sale.


Windows XP will sport a new graphical design, using brighter images and
bigger icons.


Among the new features, Windows XP will let a user of one PC take control of
another's with their permission. This is designed to make it easier to
service PCs, exchange information and share data between home and office


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