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Microsoft supports punk'd open source

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blogs.zdnet.com: Oh sure. Microsoft loves open source. If your open source company is willing to admit Microsoft owns Linux, acknowledge the legitimacy of its proprietary standards, and put “whatever Microsoft wants.”

Microsoft: "Waaah! Linux stole our IP" (and 1337 DVD)

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blogs.computerworld: In today's IT Blogwatch, Microsoft's Steve Ballmer claims all your IP are belong to us. Not to mention the IT Crowd DVD's subtitles...

Also: Windows could die soon! Isn't life GRAND?

Microsoft realises it's in trouble

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itexaminer.com: Microsoft's announcement last week that it plans to open its own chain of retail stores "to create a better PC and Microsoft retail purchase experience" might be viewed as just the company's next move. But it might also be a sign that the company has realised it's in trouble.

Windows Is Proof That People Are Too Stupid To Use Computers

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blog.linuxtoday.com: And too stupid or dishonest to report Microsoft Windows as the defective disaster that it is. If it were any other type of product it would have banned from every country in the world long ago. It is straight out of Bizarro World News.

Is using Windows Dumb? It will be.

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aplawrence.com: That was a real question, asked by someone considering buying a new computer. It surprised me: I've been seeing more people asking if they should consider Mac or Linux, but this question goes way beyond that. It made me pause; the answer is complicated.

Is Microsoft out to kill, rather than conquer netbooks?

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raiden.net: Microsoft has apparently changed it's mind about it's lineup of versions for Windows 7. So now, instead of a "netbook" version, they will apparently be offering their "starter" edition instead on notebooks. While they haven't said that verbally, their actions have spoken volumes about what they think of netbooks.

Behind the scenes in Microsoft's war against Linux

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news.cnet.com: Even as Microsoft has slipped into the mainstream of open source by embedding it in its products and adopting open-source strategies for services such as customer relationship management, it continues its subversive fight against Linux.

Also: About That Microsoft 'Open Source' Job Opening

Fatal Windows 7 Flaw Will Bolster Linux Netbooks

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workswithu.com: I think Microsoft has done a reasonably good job developing Windows 7. Most early buzz about the operating system was positive. But when it comes to running Windows 7 on netbooks, Microsoft has made a fatal design decision that will open the door for more Linux netbooks.

Waiting on Red Hat's response to Microsoft

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cnet.com: In a recent CNET interview with Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, Ballmer calls out two "primary forces" for Microsoft in the enterprise: Oracle and Linux. These are the things that keep Microsoft's Ballmer up at night.

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