February 27, 2004

Microsoft Hints of Future Programs to Stave Off Linux Overseas

Redmond is focused on finding the right price point and feature set for its products in developing countries, says its platform strategy chief.

Microsoft is working on new initiatives that it plans to launch over the next few months that will help Windows to compete on a more level playing
field with open source.

So said Martin Taylor, Microsoft's general manager for platform strategy -- and the company's main point man on Linux -- during a Web cast for
financial analysts, shareholders and other interested parties on Friday morning.

Link: microsoft-watch.com


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