Codename Midori

Wanted: Microsoft seeks Midori OS UI Architect

Alright, so Midori is really starting to pique my interest now (I’m a sucker for the visuals, so, “UI” always grabs my attention). Ever since Mary Jo Foley first broke the story on Midori (that sentence reads like an Eminem rhyme, doesn’t it?), everyone has been captivated and the rumor mill has been as active…

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Midori: The Next Security OS?

(Follow me on Twitter: msftkitchen) Carrie Dugan, User Experience Designer and Researcher, has a brief-but-interesting mention of, “Midori” on her website. She lists having worked with Microsoft’s, “Security Technology Unit” from May 2006 – 2007 on a, “special project virtual team for the next security OS, “Midori”.” Midori, the next, “security OS?” I’m curious as…

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More confirmation of Microsoft’s Midori OS.

(Follow me on Twitter: msftkitchen) Today, Mary Jo Foley posted a follow-up to her initial exclusive of Microsoft’s Midori OS. In addition to her follow-up, I would like to contribute to the confirmation of Midori by linking to yet another presentation I found on Microsoft’s Research site. It is a presentation given by Shaz Qadeer…

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Windows 8: Confirmed.

No, not as codename “Midori.” With Windows 7 well underway, there are plenty of teams within Microsoft who are looking to the future. Yes, Windows 8 is not only confirmed as existing as its own entity but Microsoft is currently looking for people to fill the proverbial shoes of planning. Perhaps the codename for Windows…

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Midori OS: Windows? No(t yet?).

(Follow me on Twitter: msftkitchen) So, the latest buzz I’ve picked up on lately is this craze going around about an OS secretly being developed within Microsoft with the codename “Midori.” Unfortunately, there are people getting the facts (of which there only exists a couple of at the moment) confused with fiction and such a…

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