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Microsoft unveil Project Spartan

Never thought I’d see the day when Microsoft pulls the plug on IE. If I had told anyone about this ten years ago, they would laugh out loud and say that it would be too absurd to take seriously. I remember the day when Microsoft released the first version of Internet Explorer in 1995, by acquiring Spyglass Mosaic and rebranding it. And for a decade it seemed that nothing could withstand the onslaught of Internet Explorer.

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After IE7 comes IE8

Microsoft are infamous for their product names. My latest favorite is “.NET 3.0”, which really is the .NET 2.0 framework with a few addons. I wonder how they come up with these names? Locking themselves up in a conference room and starts to brainstorm? “What do we call our Flash killer? How about Blue and white electromagnetic discharge? No, something shorter. Silverlight?”

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