earthweb.com: With the recession in full swing, I have found a growing number of people questioning the value of moving onto Windows 7 upon its release.
infoworld.com: Make no mistake: This is a hostile action on Microsoft's part. Its stated mission is to squash Linux like a bug, and the easiest way to do that is to feign friendship -- to offer a bogus olive branch, then switch it out at the last minute for a nasty bundle of thorns.
- Pigs do fly: Microsoft unleashes 20,000 lines of Linux code
- Virtualization, cloud underlie Microsoft's Linux kernel submission
- Microsoft embraces GPL, opens Hyper-V to Linux with LinuxIC
- Microsoft Delivers Code to the Linux Kernel – with help from Novell
- Microsoft embraces Linux cancer to sell Windows servers
- Microsoft donates code to Linux: Remember, folks, what comes after 'Embrace'
- Microsoft contributes to Linux kernel: a CAOS Theory Q&A
- Understanding Microsoft's Linux code shocker
- It's getting cold in here
advogato.org: Barelfish. Have anybody heard such a beast? Not somewhere behind the steel walls - in the academic silence of ETH university Microsoft is building the next generation of its operating system.
opendotdotdot.blogspot: Look, those nice people at Microsoft Research are saving science from its data deluge-> Project Trident: A Scientific Workflow Workbench allows scientists to easily work with large volumes of data. Basically Project Trident is more Project Trojan Horse.
news.cnet.com: Where's your comfort zone? Windows, Mac, Linux? In the consumer laptop space, specifically Netbooks, there isn't much hope for a Linux-based operating system in the near term. So, first the bad news.
irishtimes.com: A fair price. What does that mean? If you ask most of us, abruptly, when we’re not expecting an economics exam, we’d say that a fair price is the cost of a good, plus a little on top for profit, writes Danny O'Brien.
guardian.co.uk: Microsoft is right to warn about the danger of a serious monopoly in search because of Google's dominance. Maybe it is time to apply Microsoft's enlightened approach to monopolies to what is happening in its own backyard.
A few weeks ago, Microsoft announced that Windows 7 would not ship with Internet Explorer 8 within the European Union. This is to comply with EU demands following the anti-trust case some time back. On the immediate face of this seem like good news for users of other browsers — but is it?
Read the full article at Free Software Magazine.
junauza.com: Apple (Mac OS X) has a relatively larger number of desktop computer users compared to Linux, and Windows virtually dominated the overall market share. But have you ever wondered why people at Microsoft and even Bill Gates himself are bothered by Linux more than anything else?