“I feel the need for speed” – 1200 Horsepower 2013 Shelby 1000 Revealed

Shelby America is making a limited run of the Shelby 1000 with 1200 horsepower.  Seems like they should call it the Shelby 1200 if you ask me but what the heck.  I don’t see any information in product area at http://shelbyamerican.com/shelby1000.asp or the press release at http://shelbyamerican.com/news.asp but I am sure their marketing folks will…

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Pandora Now Available for Windows Phone!

Pandora® is a great app for people who love music and want to expand their musical horizons. Simply enter the name of one of your favorite artists, songs, composers or genres and Pandora will create a custom station that plays similar music. You’ll hear many of your favorite tunes and discover new artists and tracks….

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Identity, Activation and Data Access with a User-Based Office

Here’s the latest from the Office IT Pro Blog.  In this episode hosts Jeremy Chapman and Yoni Kirsh answer your questions about a user-based Office service, how identity and services are provisioned, where data and passwords are stored and what the user experiences look like. They also catch up with cybersecurity expert and author, Mark…

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Admin Templates (.admx) for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012

Group Policy tools use Administrative template files to populate policy settings in the user interface. This allows administrators to manage registry-based policy settings.  Looking for the admin templates for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012?  Here they are. Go get em @ http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=36991. Supported operating systems: Windows 7 Enterprise, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Ultimate,…

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Microsoft Exchange Server Jetstress 2013 – now available for download

Use Jetstress to verify the performance and stability of a disk subsystem prior to putting an Exchange server into production. Jetstress helps verify disk performance by simulating Exchange disk Input/Output (I/O) load. Specifically, Jetstress simulates the Exchange database and log file loads produced by a specific number of users. You use Performance Monitor, Event Viewer,…

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The Verge Covers Drones

There is a fascinating article at http://www.theverge.com/2013/3/19/4120548/calm-before-the-swarm-domestic-drones-are-here that covers the topic of drones, current and future usage scenarios.  You should read it.  You should also watch their video.  Excellent information you should absorb and think about. I tried to get their video embed code working but it doesn’t work well.  Be sure and watch it. …

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Microsoft Research TechFest – March 6-7 – Online Resources

As you are probably aware, Microsoft Research has a TechFest each year on our Redmond Campus.  The TechFest site has a plethora of information on the activities taking place this year.  You won’t get to see and hear about everything.  Some stuff is obviously secret.  But we are sharing some pretty cool stuff.  When you…

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Resource Guide for Windows 8

This is an excellent resource tool.  Go get it @ http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=34798.

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Microsoft Research ViralSearch: Identifying and Visualizing Viral Content

What does it mean for online content to “go viral”? An analysis of almost a billion information cascades on Twitter news, videos, and photos has produced the first quantitative notion of whether something has indeed gone viral, thereby enabling further research into topic experts, trending topics, and viral-incident metrics. See the original post at http://research.microsoft.com/apps/video/dl.aspx?id=185452&l=I…

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La Ferrari 2013

Can someone lend me a few mill?  http://www.laferrari.com/en/

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