Inside the IBM-Microsoft spin

An entertaining
piece from Bill RobinsĀ over at

"Bill Gates and Steve Mills, who runs IBM's software business, demonstrated progress
on Web services standards. For the first time in 12 years (gasp!), Gates
shared a stage with an IBM executive
. He also shared the stage with a Linux box.
What was so exciting that these two powerful men and the world's hippest operating
system got on stage together? They ran a demo."