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Microsoft Shrugs Off Atlas Beta

There's nothing like a bad Ayn Rand pun to start your day, and the news that Microsoft is shipping a new beta of Atlas, the Ajax tool, gave me that opportunity. Version 1 of ASP.NET Ajax (that just rolls of the tongue) is The Fountainhead of a whole new style of programming for Visual Studio and ASP.NET programmers. Now it just needs an Anthem!

Posted by Doug Barney on November 01, 2006 at 11:52 AM


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    Exchange Online Suffers Outage

    Microsoft's Exchange Online service, as well as other Microsoft 365 services, were hit with a a five-hour service incident that occurred on Wednesday Jan. 25.

  • Microsoft 365 and Power BI Services Interrupted Worldwide

    Some Microsoft customers experienced service delays or timeouts on Tuesday, which occurred worldwide.

  • Microsoft Makes Drastic Cuts to Mixed Reality and VR Teams

    Microsoft has eliminated some of its mixed reality and augmented reality development teams.

  • Microsoft Strengthens OpenAI Partnership with Further Investment

    Microsoft announced a "multibillion" dollar increase in funding to OpenAI, maker of the AI-based ChatGPT and image generating tool DALL-E.