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Tablets – Will The Days Of The Mouse Soon Be Over?

Tablets – Microsoft Purchases N-trig Digital Pen

Microsoft's focus shift to tablets, it recently bought N-trig which is an Israeli company that specializes in touch screens and digital pens.

In line with Microsoft’s focus shift to tablets, it recently bought N-trig which is an Israeli company that specializes in touch screens and digital pens.

The full price was not disclosed, but is said to be around $200 million.

The End Of The Mouse?

Most of N-trig’s 190 workers will soon be integrated into Microsoft Israel, and willapparently be a part of a new research and development center.

Officials at N-trig and Microsoft in Israel could not be reached for comment.

"It provides another natural way to interact with the computer",

said Bill Veghte, who is a senior vice president for Microsoft’s Windows business in a recent interview with the Wall Street Journal.

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