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Entries from March 2009

Microsoft to Close Down Encarta

March 30th, 2009 · No Comments · Internet & the Web

Microsoft has announced that it will be closing its Encarta encyclopedia service, effective October 31, 2009. Over the years, Encarta evolved from a product on CDs, to an online Encyclopedia. For me personally, the move is bittersweet.  I grew up with the hard-cover edition of Collier’s Encyclopedia (along with the annual “Yearbook” editions).  My parents […]

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