October 27, 2003
Microsoft unwraps 'Longhorn' operating system
Microsoft unwraps 'Longhorn' operating system . Big news from CNN Money, today.
Here is the lead in to the story.
Microsoft Corp. Monday gave its most detailed look yet at the next version of Windows, code-named "Longhorn," which promises new methods of storing files, tighter links to the Internet, greater security, and fewer annoying reboots.
Here is the real meat and potatoes of "Longhorn"
The company also talked about the four key "buckets" it sees comprising Longhorn: fundamentals like security and scalability; new presentation technology that includes a rebuilding of Windows' graphics system; a new file storage system called WinFS that makes heavy use of XML, or extensible markup language, data; and new Web services and communications technology.
Source: CNN Money