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Ecuador Tax Agency Closes Microsoft Branch Offices For 7 Days

http://money.cnn.com

Ecuador's Internal Revenue Service, or SRI, said Thursday it has closed the offices of Microsoft Corp.'s (MSFT) Ecuadorian branch for seven days.

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Microsoft's risky, misleading ad campaign

http://blogs.cnet.com

It wouldn't be so bad if the person quoted [in the ad] actually still worked for his State (Illinois in this case). Nor would it be quite as bad if the person in question - Paul Campbell - weren't involved in a swirl of federal subpoenas, allegations of serious ethics violations, and general incompetence.

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Use Health Vault, Lose Your Rights

http://www.linuxmednews.com

Microsoft has announced "Health Vault". What should have followed here is a review of the service by my actually trying it."...

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The end of Windows, or a security expert gives up

http://wolfgang.lonien.de

Security expert Bruce Schneier today wrote about the “Storm Worm” again. Go and read it and become very afraid if you are running the Windows operating system. Become even more afraid if you are responsible for a bunch of them, like in a company. And then get a clue and morph them all into something better, like installing any of the Linux/Unix/BSD variants.

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Microsoft's pseudo-open source: open trap for open-source developers?

http://blogs.cnet.com

If you believe some of the headlines, Microsoft just open sourced a bunch of software related to its .Net libraries. Don't be fooled. The definition of open source is very clear. This is not open source. Not even a little bit. In fact, this may actually be an insidious trap (more on that below).

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Novell uses Microsoft FUD to market itself

http://www.itwire.com.au

For some time, we have not heard anything about the patent sellout which Novell inked with Microsoft 11 months ago. Microsoft has since used the deal as the basis for spreading FUD about Linux, with claims that the free operating system could be in violation of as many as 235 patents which Microsoft claims to own.

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Microsoft launch campaign worthy of a politician in it's vagueness

http://linuxscorecard.blogspot.com

I've come out of retirement because of THIS monstrosity of an ad which I increasingly see coming up on Linux related pages. I hate advertising like this that is designed to confuse...

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U.S. defends Microsoft remedy at international meet

http://www.sciam.com

The U.S. Justice Department's top antitrust official called the remedy in Microsoft Corp's U.S. antitrust case "well-crafted" and "successful," and urged U.S. and European Union officials on Friday to be cautious in fighting abusive monopoly behavior.

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Apple: firmware update likely to make unlocked iPhones "permanently inoperable"

http://arstechnica.com

The title basically says it all. I'm posting this because it shows how people should be using phones that don't contain DRM and proprietary code and don't allow vendor lock-in.

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Microsoft ruling to boost user choice

http://www.computerweekly.com

The European Court's ruling against Microsoft could give IT departments greater choice in the tools they use to manage Windows.

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Lack of third-party apps delays Newham's Vista roll-out

http://www.computerweekly.com

Newham Borough Council has delayed a major desktop roll-out after hitting a barrier in its 10-year strategic relationship with Microsoft and Hewlett-Packard.

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Some New FUD Is Born - And a New Wallpaper for Edubuntu

http://www.groklaw.net

I can usually tell what the new Microsoft anti-Linux FUD is by reading what Rob Enderle writes. Not that I seek it out. People send it to me. He's as reliable as Old Faithful at spilling the strategies, just as he channeled SCOthink before. I found it very helpful, by the way. Thanks for being so transparent.

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Microsoft ordered to hand over Windows secrets after losing appeal over record 'monopoly' fine

http://www.dailymail.co.uk

...Microsoft must disclose its secret computer codes to enable rival companies' gadgets such as media players to work seamlessly with Windows personal computers when downloading songs and videos.

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Windows Vista: Five Broken Promises

http://www.extremetech.com

There were several things I was really looking forward to in Vista that are simply missing in action or broken. These are features I'd really hope would improve my productivity and make life a little easier.

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"Europe's Cheap Shot At Microsoft" Amazing and strongly Pro MS article CNN

http://money.cnn.com

The (CNN) article says Microsoft is being unfairly got at because it is successful, poor Microsoft!

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