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At Arm's Length

http://mcpmag.com

As Microsoft moves to open source it is still holding Linux at arms length.

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Windows wants in on the $200 laptop

http://blogs.ittoolbox.com

With Microsoft trying to horn in on this one laptop per child program I can see two things happening. One I already mentioned and that is the price will rise. Not just because of the operating system that Microsoft seems intent on forcing on everyone but the cost of the hardware will rise too as windows will not run on hardware that Linux can happily run on.

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How Microsoft Blogging PR Works

http://www.microsoft-watch.com

Microsoft's handling of the Windows Update controversy is a good case study for how the company's public relations efforts work. The lessons are important for Microsoft customers and partners.

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Microsoft says rivals may rue siding with EU

http://www.msnbc.msn.com

Microsoft, which will on Monday learn whether a top European Union court has annulled the landmark 2004 antitrust ruling against the US software developer, is warning technology rivals they should be careful what they wish for.

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Orkut says Iceweasel is not supported

http://anivar.movingrepublic.org

"The new Joke from the buggy Orkut- The most ugly product from google. It says Iceweasel, a rebranding of firefox as a not supported browser..."

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The iFlop

http://www.forbes.com

Steve Jobs tried to design --and dictate--the future of television. Here's how he failed.

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PC World Linux laptop warranty saga gets even more bizarre

http://www.daniweb.com

If your laptop hinge broke after a few months you might expect a warranty repair. This guy discovered to his horror that the biggest IT superstore in the UK would not repair his laptop because he had installed Linux. But then the story started getting really bizarre.

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Rivals say Microsoft has not changed its ways

http://biz.yahoo.com

Next week's European antitrust ruling against Microsoft Corp (NasdaqGS:MSFT - News) is a legacy of its past behavior, but competitors say the company's current strategy is a sign of history repeating itself.

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Confirmed: Microsoft is fiddling with system files without permission

http://blogs.zdnet.com

Microsoft Corp. has started updating files on computers running Windows XP and Vista, even when users have explicitly disabled the operating systems’ automatic update feature, researchers said today.

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3 moments in Vista that make me consider Linux

http://www.thepcspy.com

While I definitely think some elements of Vista are definite improvements, 10 months of experience has shown me there are some things that just annoy me to my very core. Here are the three things that most make me wish I had the strength to move over to Linux — full time.

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How Linux is being subverted

http://blogs.ittoolbox.com

Linux is in great danger at the moment. That danger started when Microsoft cut their deal with Novell. Many open source advocates recognized this and there was a hue and cry over it. This furor has died down to a large extent and apathy has set in. To combat this the FSF brought out their GPLv3 but this seems to be too little too late.

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Is .NET on GNU/Linux a Trojan Horse?

http://www.libervis.com

"Don't talk about Microsoft" is a meme some people would gladly adopt for it is true that many in the Free Software community often appear obsessed with what Microsoft does and how could that be a part of a plan to hurt Free Software and GNU/Linux specifically.

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Linspire’s Chairman Apparently Moves on (and Out of Linux)

http://boycottnovell.com

The approaching demise of Linspire?

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Microsoft starts a "Get the Facts" campaign...against itself

http://blogs.cnet.com

You've got to hand it to Microsoft. It hates ANYTHING and ANYONE that gets in its way of selling its software. Including, apparently, itself. In a very funny turn of events, Microsoft is out preaching to the industry that XP is a bloated expense hog, while svelte Vista will cure world hunger (or, at least, cost less),

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Microsoft FUD Watch: OOXML Edition

http://www.microsoft-watch.com

In all my years working as a journalist, I've never seen any technology company spin information the way Microsoft did today. The press release on OOXML ratification is a blueprint for spinning semantics, and the stringing together of truths and half-truths to seemingly make the outcome of one event something else altogether.

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