informit.com: In this article, Easy Computer Basics, Windows 7 Edition author Michael Miller is your tour guide for 25 years of Windows: from Windows 1.0 to Windows 7.
news.cnet.com: Whenever Microsoft starts to look like a company that is ready to play fair with open source, along comes its CEO, Steve Ballmer, to ruin all the goodwill the rest of the company has created.
I'm using the Linux distribution Ubuntu for over a year now – I hopped on the train with version 8.04 LTS. Although I still 'need' Windows for a number of things, I am more than pleased with this operating system. It runs perfectly – almost.
softwarefreedom.org/blog: Microsoft has received much undeserved press about their recent release of Linux drivers for their virtualization technology under GPLv2. I say “undeserved” because I don't particularly see why Microsoft should be lauded merely for doing something that is in their own interest that they've done before.
h-online.com: Microsoft's original proposal to the European Commission, that it drop the web browser entirely from Windows 7, has been superseded with a new proposal that users be offered a "ballot box" of browser options.
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freesoftwaremagazine.com: The submission by Microsoft of twenty thousand lines of code to the Kernel has, predictably, caused many an eyebrow to arch. The phrase “beware Greeks bearing gifts” comes swiftly to mind.
blog.eracc.com: Could it be that Microsoft, Microsoft shills and/or Microsoft fanboys for same are “gaming” the uptime table at Netcraft? Unless I am misunderstanding something, frankly, I think they are.
linuxtoday.com: This has been an amusing story for this week. In a nutshell, Microsoft got busted for a GPL violation. It took over two years, but finally MS came into compliance and then released the source code with much fanfare and self-congratulations.
readwriteweb.com: In its effort to detangle itself from the ongoing proceedings of the European Union antitrust case, it seems Microsoft is offering to include rival web browsers in the Windows OS.