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2009-03-02 07:00:00

Growing network of partners develop innovative new experiences for Microsoft Surface. HANNOVER, Germany, March 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today at CeBIT, Microsoft Corp. announced expanded commercial availability of Microsoft Surface to 12 select markets in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and has broadened its developer partner ecosystem to support those additional markets with local, relevant content. Previously available for purchase by companies in the U.S. and Canada, Microsoft...

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2007-05-30 03:00:00

By JESSICA MINTZ SEATTLE - Microsoft Corp. has taken the wraps off "Surface," a coffee-table shaped computer that responds to touch and to special bar codes attached to everyday objects. The machines, which Microsoft planned to debut Wednesday at a technology conference in Carlsbad, Calif., are set to arrive in November in T-Mobile USA stores and properties owned by Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. and Harrah's Entertainment Inc. Surface is essentially a Windows Vista PC tucked...


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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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