Microsoft Sees Olympic Gold and Silverlight
We'll never have to suffer through another Bob Costas "human interest" story again!
"NBC will deliver NBCOlympics.com on MSN, and the video, more than 3,000 hours of free, live and on-demand content, will be powered by Silverlight, Microsoft's cross-browser, cross-platform plug-in for delivering high-quality video experiences on the Web.
"We'll take the 3,600 hours of all the different events and we'll make it available live, on demand, and let you customize," Gates said of the Olympics content.
The deal with NBC around the summer Olympics is a good win for Microsoft. "