Microsoft CEO says the software industry will create more positive change in the next 10 years.
The software industry will create more positive change in the next 10 years than it did in the previous 10, provided that security threats are effectively handled, Microsoft Corp. CEO Steve Ballmer said in an address to the Massachusetts Software Council this week. One change is the emergence of XML-based Web Services, because it allows developers to build on the work of others and share data.
Ballmer said Microsoft derailed its Longhorn OS development plan to issue Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2), shifted some programmers onto other security projects and began analyzing glitch feedback from users to spot trends.
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