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We don’t want to spoil your appetite but Bill Gates could soon be responsible for cooking your dinner. Microsoft Corp’s s Windows CE platform, which was introduced at Comdex last year, has become a Comdex VIP after only twelve months in the spotlight. James Floyd, product manager for the handheld products group at Microsoft, is quick to point out that Hewlett-Packard Co’s sales for handhelds have grown to 2.5 times what they were before it first introduced a CE-based. Floyd also discusses such future plans as CE golf carts that tell you how far you are from the pin – a technology already barred by golf’s governing body – and a microwave that begins cooking your food when you dial in from outside.

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