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What Microsoft’s Surface Can Mean for Businesses

Microsoft put its weight behind touchscreen applications at its Professional developers Conference (PDC) last month, but that does not translate to immediate adoption by real people. That could change –sooner rather than later—as companies that develop business-oriented applications for Microsoft’s Surface tabletop computer try to take Surface out of its niche and into the office.

Last month, I reported on how Microsoft’s Surface tabletop computer team has graduated from being a Bill Gates pet project to a group that stands up on its own, and contributes back into other parts of Microsoft. Companies that work with Surface are riding its coattails.

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