今天在 TechED 2008 Developers 会议上，Bill Gates 发布了以下公告：
- Internet Explorer 8 (IE8) beta 2 will be available this August in 20 languages worldwide.
- Availability this week of Silverlight 2 beta 2, with a commercial Go Live license
- IBM and Microsoft have agreed to work together to integrate IBM DB2 database access with Visual Studio Team System 2008 Database Edition.
- Multiple partner wins and the latest community technology preview (CTP) of the Microsoft Sync Framework.
- The first CTP of the Microsoft project code-named “Velocity,” a distributed, in-memory application cache platform.
- Ongoing momentum for Microsoft code-name “Oslo.”
- A new version of Visual Studio 2008 extensions for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 v1.2.