anarchic-order.blogspot: Three years ago, I read one of the finest articles on the problems concerning the difficulties faced by the advocates of Free and Open Source Software (F/OSS or FOSS), and the endless efforts to get people to give F/OSS an opportunity to work for them.
pcworld.com: The European Commission has been accused of favoritism in handing out its IT contracts as it looks set to move internal IT systems to Microsoft Windows 7 without holding a public tender.
groklaw.net: Microsoft seems to be trying to get its own personal unfair competition laws passed state by state, so it can sue US companies who get parts from overseas companies who used pirated Microsoft software anywhere in their business.
mrpogson.com: M$ is suing folks for using Android/Linux to make a few dollars and to annoy people.
mandrivachronicles.blogspot: A rather curious phenomenon has been occurring near campus lately: vendors are refusing to distribute USB flash drives, those handy devices for storing data.
makeuseof.com: In my experience Windows tends to have a habit of going wrong when you least expect, and at crucial moments. If you dread that sinking feeling as your system screws the pooch on startup, maybe it’s time to make a Linux live CD.
- Asa Dotzler: stay classy, microsoft
- New Windows 8 screenshots: Traceable builds to plug leaks?
- Moving beyond the Microsoft monoculture
- Why the Windows Server crew deserves respect, too
networkworld.com: A few months ago, Gianugo Rabellino traded his Linux and Mac PCs for a Windows 7 laptop, left the open source company he founded and moved to Redmond for a new job with Microsoft. His goal: improve Microsoft's credibility within open source circles.
Also: PHP user group lauds Microsoft's open source contributions
mybroadband.co.za: For a long time the demise of Microsoft was always tied to the rise of Linux. Ironically, it looks very likely that it will be Linux that ultimately undermines Microsoft.