I was one of many journalists on the call last week when CEOs Steve Ballmer and Mark Hurd trotted out a new $250 million partnership between Microsoft and HP. I mean, there were a lot of journalists -- including folks from the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek and other notable, long time tech pundits.

The news at hand was a big commitment to combine R&D between the companies to create a new generation of "application machine" of hardware, software and services all the way from design to packaging and delivery.

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