Timeline: It’s a long, long way to Longhorn

Bill Gates ties Microsoft’s future to the XML bandwagon
9/10/2002 2:42:42 PM – Web services strategy will encompass future Windows, hardware releases

Gates predicts shorter PC upgrade cycles at WinHEC
5/6/2003 5:00:00 PM – Longhorn, Athens project previewed. Plus: Nvidia CEO weighs in

Software updates expose users to privacy risks
9/18/2003 5:00:00 PM – Patch downloaders may be uploading personal data without their consent. Ontario presents a solution at an Australian conference, while Microsoft’s chief privacy strategist checks in on Longhorn

The long and short of Longhorn
10/28/2003 5:00:00 PM – Microsoft executives offer the first glimpse of the next generation of Windows. We talk to Canadian developers about how forthcoming features will change the way they write applications

Microsoft, eh?
11/28/2003 5:00:00 PM – The Canadian invasion of Redmond is underway. Canuck employees tell us why they’re so populous at the software giant’s HQ and the real reason the next version of Windows is code-named Longhorn

Microsoft builds bridges, forms teams at TechEd
5/25/2004 5:00:00 PM – The software giant discusses its plans for the next Visual Studio and a framework for extending Office applications. York Region Board of Education and NAIT take notes

WinHEC more experiences than PC
7/16/2004 4:49:58 PM – Windows XP and USB data solutions were explored at this year’s technical conference, which attracted over 2,500 attendees

Have you met my buddy, Bill?
7/12/2004 5:00:00 PM – Why Microsoft needs all the channel advocates it can get

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