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News.com: Microsoft trying to match Sun’s Jini

“Within the next month, the software giant will likely disclose
its efforts to make small office and home networks easier to create
and use.”

“Craig Mundie, Microsoft’s senior vice president of consumer
strategy, is scheduled to talk about home networking and
intelligent appliances at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las
Vegas on January 7.”

“Microsoft has been looking into ways to make computer networks
automatically reconfigure themselves since 1996. In a project
called Millennium…”

“The real battle is the consumer market… “Everyone in the
office has one PC; in home networking, there are 18 devices.”

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