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!!!!
"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.