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February 19, 2012
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Economic Forecast

*No silver bullet but hope for economy remains, experts tell audience at UD* Analogies abounded at the 2012 Economic Forecast, where speakers compared monetary policy to turnpike driving, fiscal policy to an empty toolbox and investing to “finding the least … Continue reading

January 25, 2012
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2012 Economic Forecast from UMD Business Faculty

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – A weak housing market, tight credit for small businesses, no significant growth in the banking sector, anemic consumer spending, and modest sales for retailers – that’s the outlook for 2012 according to experts at the University … Continue reading

November 9, 2011
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Exploring the Ocean in Our Brains with Jaron Lanier

*Jaron Lanier has spent decades thinking about technology and the ways we use – and misuse – it. He also has been thinking long and hard about using avatars to access the untapped potential of our brains.* REDMOND, Wash. – … Continue reading

September 10, 2011
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Developers Tune In to Microsoft’s Channel 9

*Channel 9 has been broadcasting from inside Microsoft’s labs and offices since 2004, giving a large community of developers an insider’s view of the people behind the company’s products and technologies.* REDMOND, Wash – Passengers on United Airlines flights have … Continue reading

July 25, 2011
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Xbox Releases Avatar Kinect for Interactive Experiences, Kinect Sparkler Coming Later This Week

*Kinect Fun Labs, a hub for innovative gadgets that showcase advancements in the controller-free device’s technology, launches two new experiences this week: Avatar Kinect, and Kinect Sparkler.* REDMOND, Wash. – July 25, 2011 – Kinect Fun Labs, a hub for … Continue reading

September 15, 2010
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‘Beauty of the Web’ Shines as Microsoft Launches Internet Explorer 9 Beta

*Hardware acceleration for snappy performance and a focus on the Web highlight how Microsoft’s new Internet Explorer 9 beta delivers a better experience for both users and developers.*  SAN FRANCISCO – Sept. 15, 2010 – Microsoft today released a beta … Continue reading