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微軟曾經規劃以 80 億美金購買 Slack

TC 丟出來的消息,宣稱微軟曾經規劃以 80 億美金購買 Slack:「Source: Microsoft mulled an $8 billion bid for Slack, will focus on Skype instead」。

不過這個計畫被微軟 CEO Satya Nadella 與前 CEO Bill Gates 給擋了下來,認為不如把這筆錢放到 Skype 的研發上:

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and CEO Satya Nadella were among those unconvinced by the idea, with Gates pushing instead to add more features into Skype to make it more competitive with Slack in the business market, our source says.

我也覺得微軟高層的角度比較合理 (以手上有的資料來規劃),雖然這幾年下來 Skype 愈改愈爛...

Outlook 裡 Ctrl-F 的設計

OSNew 上看到為什麼 Outlook 裡 Ctrl-F 不是 find 的原因:「Why does Outlook map Ctrl+F to forward instead of find?」。

先引用這句話:

Before clicking the link to go to the full story, try to guess the answer. I'm pretty sure you're going to be wrong.

原文在「Why does Outlook map Ctrl+F to Forward instead of Find, like all right-thinking programs?」這邊,1995 年發生的事情。