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Novell Goes Public with Microsoft Linux Deal

http://www.infoworld.com

On the back of defending the agreement this week, Novell did as promised and published details of its landmark November 2006 Linux partnership agreements with Microsoft.

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Created by mercr 7 years 30 weeks ago
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Ballmer’s Gold

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

Question please, Mr Ballmer:

If we “stole” our operating systems from Microsoft, then how come our operating systems never “crash” in the monotonously regular fashion that every Windows OS has done since Windows 3.11?

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Microsoft threatens its Most Valuable Professional

http://www.theregister.co.uk

What's the best way to attract a pile of threatening lawyers' letters from Microsoft? Sell pirate copies of Windows? Write a DRM-busting program?

Londoner Jamie Cansdale has just discovered a new approach. He had the temerity to make Redmond's software better.

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Created by bridget 7 years 29 weeks ago
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Microsoft's New OSS Strategy, What's Cool at Computex, HTC Touch Trumps iPhone

http://www.linuxinsider.com

Bill Gates is mostly gone, and the company's strategy is increasingly driven by folks who seem to understand open source.

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Created by dave 7 years 28 weeks ago
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Google Killing Microsoft?

http://blog-of-gentoo.blogspot.com

Yes, Microsoft will (I'm sure of it) loose its hold on a desktop and in business. But that doesn't mean it will die. It will shift its act into other areas, and as any other meta-organism it will keep fighting for its life.

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Created by C733tus 7 years 27 weeks ago
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Don't wait for Vista SP1, pleads Microsoft

http://apcmag.com

People have been having a lot of problems with Vista and compatibility with devices/hardware. Apparently, due to this (and other things I'm sure), they haven't been getting as many converts as they'd have liked. So they put together some "facts" and are telling people not to listen the "rumours" and just sign up. Funny!

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Created by Jimbob 7 years 27 weeks ago
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Why Ubuntu was on the Windows Marketplace

http://tech.cybernetnews.com

The Windows MarketPlace is known as the one-stop shop for all your Windows software and hardware needs. Well, for some people it is but I normally never visit the site myself. They do have a nice list of over 5,000 free applications though, and for a little bit Ubuntu was actually one of the offerings.

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MS: Vista More Secure than Linux, Mac OS X

http://www.eweek.com

--- Disclaimer: read the comments at the bottom of the article...

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Created by tony 7 years 26 weeks ago
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Microsoft document formats gain Mass. favor

http://news.com.com

"update: Massachusetts has proposed changing its standards policy to make room for Microsoft Office document formats."

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Created by bridget 7 years 25 weeks ago
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Microsoft Doesn't Care About Destroying Linux

http://www.madpenguin.org

Everywhere I turn these days, I continue to hear how “Novell” sold Linux users down the river. And while I partially agree with this perspective, I do differ with those who say Xandros did the same thing.

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Created by mads 7 years 25 weeks ago
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Business: A Camp Divided on Microsoft Deals

http://www.linuxinsider.com

The Linux community is splitting -- right down the middle, at this point -- over Microsoft's controversial claims that the open source operating system infringes on patents it holds. On June 19, Paris-based Mandriva became the third Linux vendor within five days to say it isn't interested in signing a licensing deal with Microsoft to avoid possible infringement claims.

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Created by snotbutter 7 years 25 weeks ago
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Get Real or How NOT To Convert Your Grandma to Linux

http://polishlinux.org

This article deals with how to treat people that know nothing about Linux, how to teach them what Linux is about and how not to do it to wrong people.

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Created by dave 7 years 25 weeks ago
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How predictable: Massachusetts’ about-turn

http://www.businessreviewonline.com

"How predictable was Massachusetts’ about-turn on Office Open XML?"

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Created by bridget 7 years 25 weeks ago
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Microsoft Says It Is Not Bound by GPLv3

http://www.eweek.com

"Microsoft cleared the air July 5 on its obligations to GNU General Public License Version 3 support, declaring it will not provide support or updates for GPLv3 under the deal it penned in November with Novell to administer certificates for the Linux distribution."

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Created by bridget 7 years 25 weeks ago
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Is Windows Vista Service Pack 1 coming out soon?

http://technology.guardian.co.uk

No. We expected it this October or November. Now, however, a note published by the US Department of Justice says that "Microsoft anticipates that beta code will be available by the end of the year." That could push Service Pack 1 into next year.

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