Explains some of the enhancements in Visual Studio 2008. Can you say debugging? =) Also some talk about a new power tool that can take a SPD workflow and pull it into Visual Studio!!!! http://blogs.msdn.com/vsto/archive/2008/01/17/sharepoint-workflow-tools-video-interview-with-john-durant.aspx
http://www.infoworld.com/article/08/01/08/Microsoft-bids-for-Fast-Search-and-Transfer_1.html “By integrating Fast Search’s products with SharePoint, and drawing on its worldwide network of partners, Microsoft hopes to bring Fast Search’s products to a wider audience, it said Tuesday. “ You can find out more about Fast’s products at http://www.fastsearch.com/ Overall it looks like good news for SharePoint searching.