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eWeek's Peter Galli joins M$ open-source team

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news.cnet: Who knew that when eWeek's Peter Galli wrote in 2007 about Microsoft fracturing the open-source community, Galli would become the very person to help strengthen Microsoft's role in the open-source community?

Gates & Seinfeld’s next commercial: Better. With funny parts.

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blogs.zdnet.com: The second Microsoft commercial featuring Bill Gates and Jerry Seinfeld is out (being broadcast tonight during Big Brother on CBS) and at least this time, there were some funny scenes. And there was clearly a message this time.

40 reasons to lose Linux and vote Vista!

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itwire.com: Challenged by my iTWire colleague and Linux lover Sam Varghese to come up with 40 reasons to lose Linux and vote Vista, I’ve done just that.

10 reasons to stick with Vista and forget Linux

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itwire.com: iTWire colleague David M Williams has written an article entitled “5 reasons to upgrade from Windows Vista to Linux”. Windows Vista has been out for almost two years now, has received an excellent first service pack, and is running very well even on older hardware, with my own now-older system as a great example.

Seinfeld & Gates: Was this ad supposed to be funny?

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blogs.zdnet: The long-awaited $300 million ad campaign that Microsoft launched to counter Apple’s successful “I’m a Mac, I’m a PC” campaign aired during the Thursday night kickoff to the NFL season. Did you see it? I missed it on TV but caught it on YouTube.

Faqs! Facts! Fax! Windows XP vs Linux

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telegraph.co.uk: Do I now have to reinstall Windows XP (and Ubuntu) or if there are ways of retrieving files from the Windows partition using Linux?

Microsoft's Man in Open Source: Sam Ramji on Redmond's Linux Strategy

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itmanagement.earthweb.com: Sam Ramji is a busy man. As Microsoft’s senior director of platform strategy, his job is a big one: overseeing the company’s initiatives in Linux and open source. Wait a second – Microsoft’s strategy in open source? Yes, that’s right.

Is Windows Vista really driving people to Linux?

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itwire.com: Last year, curious over the hype that was flooding the internet in the wake of the release of Windows Vista, I decided to turn masochist and inflict a 14-day Vista trial on myself. I found the operating system much worse than even its worst critic.

It’s a joke: In a Linux world without walls who needs Windows?

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itwire.com: Microsoft are poised to launch a new $USD 300 million advertising campaign this week, starring comedian Jerry Seinfeld among others. The marketing types responsible are intending to counter Apple’s successful "I’m a Mac" line, but the slogan picked out is simply on the wrong foot from the start and is thwarted by Linux immediately.

TechieMoe tries Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate

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techiemoe.com: Microsoft's heir apparent has had its fair share of negative publicity since launch. In fact, I dare say it's had two or three operating systems' worth of negative publicity. Since the last versions of Vista I played with were a beta and a release candidate, I didn't really have an up-to-date opinion on the whole matter.

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