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Exchange Server 2007 is the next release of Microsoft's venerable groupware solution, and there is a quite a bit of buzz in the industry about what this release brings to the table.
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Every time you go to the Windows Update site, your PC 'phones home,' contacting the Microsoft servers so your copy of Windows can be checked for authenticity. This is all well and good, you might think. Microsoft doesn't want people to use pirated co...
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