Kara Swisher

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MSN Gets Major Refresh With Windows 8

In a blog post today, Microsoft said its MSN portal will be getting a “ground up” redo with the launch of Windows 8 and Internet Explorer 10.

“It opens up a new class of opportunities for us to reimagine all of our products and services including MSN,” said MSN GM Bob Visse in a post. “We thought deeply about how you could interact with MSN in an increasingly touch and tablet-friendly world.”

The new look — MSN for Windows 8 — will be available on October 26, but here’s a nice video about it for now:


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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik