According to a report in The Wall Street Journal, Microsoft President Steve Ballmer has asked his employees to "significantly reduce" expenses and return to the "cost-conscious culture that marked Microsoft's early years."
Thanks to Dieter De Preester for the tip: Microsoft's Visual Studio.NET Web site was updated Friday with information about the release of the Beta 1 version of the company's upcoming software development suite
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