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Lee Pender

Lee Pender is the executive features editor of Redmond magazine.

Android patent deal leaves Google out in the cold

Samsung can use Google's Android OS in its mobile devices thanks to an intellectual property agreement signed between the device manufacturer and Microsoft.

Cloud & Infrastructure

Microsoft has plans to cool its data center jets

Rick Bakken, senior director of data center evangelism at Microsoft, revealed May 18 at Tech-Ed in Atlanta what the next generation of Microsoft data centers will look like, including requiring less energy and costing less money.

Is Windows 7 the beginning of the end for fat-client OSes?

Despite a shift toward lightweight computing, vendors say the the desktop OS isn't going away.