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Angry e-mails show up in Microsoft lawsuit

Angry e-mails show up in Microsoft lawsuit

SEATTLE, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- E-mails opened in U.S. federal court showed the level of anger among executives in a class-action lawsuit against software giant Microsoft Corp.

Analysis: High hopes for AMD's ATI buyout

WASHINGTON, July 24 (UPI) -- Intel still dominates the chip market, but Advanced Micro Devices is slowly trying to chip at the monolith's dominance, with some success. What's more, AMD's la
SHIHOKO GOTO, Senior Business Correspondent

Microsoft acquires Winternals Software

REDMOND, Wash., July 18 (UPI) -- Microsoft said Tuesday that it will acquire Austin, Texas-based company Winternals Software LP.

Shake-up at Microsoft's Windows unit

REDMOND, Wash., March 24 (UPI) -- Microsoft is reorganizing its Windows unit by replacing the top manager of its flagship software operation.

Microsoft reorganizes itself

REDMOND, Wash., Sept. 20 (UPI) -- U.S. software giant Microsoft Corp. said Tuesday it was reorganizing itself into three divisions.

Microsoft accused of dumping key e-mail

REDMOND, Wash., Nov. 17 (UPI) -- A federal judge in Baltimore has order the head of Microsoft to testify under oath in a patent theft and monopolization lawsuit.
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James "Jim" Edward Allchin (born in Grand Rapids, Michigan in 1951) is a former executive at Microsoft, where he was responsible for many of the platform components from Microsoft including Microsoft Windows, Windows Server, server products such as SQL Server, and developer technologies. He may be most known for building Microsoft's server business. After sixteen years at Microsoft, Allchin retired in early 2007 - on the day that Microsoft officially released the Windows Vista operating system to consumers. He is also known for his leading role in the architecture and development of the directory services technology Banyan VINES. He has won numerous awards through the years such as Technical Excellence Person of Year in 2001.

Allchin was born to a poor family in Grand Rapids, Michigan, in 1951. While he was still an infant, the family moved to Keysville, Florida, where his parents worked on a farm. Later Allchin and his older brother Keith also worked on the farm to help the family's finances.

While fixing equipment on the farm, Allchin developed an interest in engineering. He briefly studied electrical engineering at the University of Florida but dropped out to play in a number of bands. However he returned to the university and graduated with a B.S. in Computer Science in 1973.

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