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Microsoft out of Comcast Cable Box

by Mike Levin SEO & Datamaster, 05/16/2007

Microsoft must dominate every computing platform to fortify their future. Another one bites the dust.

Frosty Piss writes “Comcast plans to drop Microsoft’s television software and on-screen program guide from its digital cable boxes. The cable company will replace the Microsoft technology with GuideWorks software – Comcast is a part owner of GuideWorks. Comcast has been the lone cable company in the US using Microsoft technology for set-top boxes, and only in the state of Washington, Microsoft’s back yard.” The Microsoft offering has a solid presence in Latin America. The company is no longer trying very hard to market it here at home.
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