linuxinsider.com: Defense contractor General Dynamics Itronix has agreed to pay Microsoft licensing fees in order to avoid possible trouble over the contractor's use of Android in some of its products.
bnet.com: Admit it: You’ve always wondered about Linux — that “other” operating system. Is it really comparable to Windows? Could you run your business on it? Would switching save you money?
mandrivachronicles.blogspot: After reading this piece about a Linux keyboard PC , I got excited. I checked the vendor's page and, sure enough, there was a "NO OS" option. A day later, I received it and, with it, there came a surprise. They had included Windows 7 Professional 32 bits and were charging me for it!
geekwithlaptop.com: There are no major differences between Linux and Windows in terms of functionality. Linux can perform 99% of the tasks Windows is capable to carry out, but why is Windows more popular than Linux?
zdnet.com: After almost 20-years of ruling the computing world, Windows is on its way down. Linux will not be the winner though.
itwire.com: Persistent opposition by the New Zealand Open Source Society to an XML-related patent application filed by Microsoft in the country has resulted in the software giant withdrawing the same.
macworld.com: When the weekend comes, Macalope likes to put his hooves up and enjoy some alfalfa and a grain-based beverage. Is that too much to ask? Apparently it is, according to PCWorld’s Katherine Noyes. Why else would she have so thoughtlessly decided to write this insipid piece—”Post-MacDefender, Linux Looks Better Than Ever“—about Mac and Linux security?
dasublogbyprashanth.blogspot: Although Linux Mint is my primary OS, I still have Microsoft Windows 7 around because I play a couple games from time to time. However, because I don't do that so frequently, whenever I do boot Microsoft Windows 7, I get bombarded with updates.
mrpogson.com: I usually rant about that other OS messing up or GNU/Linux making great strides. Today I am going to do a counter-rant. Batsov has a rant up about how miserable GNU/Linux on the desktop has made him so he is “going back” to that other OS after 8 years. I find a wholesale defect in his reasoning.
mrpogson.com: One of the gripes that Linux-haters trumpet is that one needs to use typed commands and text files to do some things on the system. Well, M$ has done such a fine job of convincing IT people that a GUI is the way to go that folks in small businesses are having a devil of a time putting their thousands of e-mail addresses into M$’s cloud solution.