The 64-bit Windows effort passed a key milestone Wednesday when Microsoft released a pre-beta version of Windows 2000 64-bit Edition at its Professional Developers Conference (PDC) here.
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Microsoft announced yesterday it would launch its revamped Pocket PC at New York City's Grand Central Station on April 19. The launch will mark the third attempt by the software giant to perfect its troubled Windows CE operating system.
Microsoft is tackling the sticky issue of combining the functionality of several devices -- pagers, laptops, cell phones, and PDAs (personal digital assistants) -- into one unit.