Why Microsoft's Next Act Could Be Bigger Than You Think

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Niko Waesche is a venture capitalist, entrepreneur, and author of the book Simply Seven: Seven Ways to Create a Sustainable Internet Business. In this audio interview he discusses the growing power of cloud computing, what it means for companies like IBM and salesforce.com, and why it could be Microsoft's next great opportunity.

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