Stories by Robert Scheier

Future Microsoft OS to pack a database

Microsoft, already under fire from competitors and the US government for bundling its Web browser into Windows, will eventually build some database functions into its operating system, CEO and Chairman Bill Gates said this week [subbed].
"Over time, there will be a superstore for data in the operating system" Gates told attendees during a Q&A session with analysts at GartnerGroup's Symposium/ITxpo '98.