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How will Microsoft respond to Apple iPad?

Molly Wood Jan 29, 2010
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How will Microsoft respond to Apple iPad?

Molly Wood Jan 29, 2010
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At the Comdex trade show in 2000, Bill Gates waxed poetic about the future of tablet computers. Prototype tablets running Microsoft software came out a year later. But Microsoft-based tablets never went mainstream, and so the company might be feeling kind of bad now that Apple is getting a lot of attention for its new iPad tablet computer.

Guest: Ina Fried, CNET News.com

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