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Lessons learned from a hasty standard

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The ISO has modified its procedures after the controversial adoption of Microsoft's OOXML document format as an open standard in expedited proceedings

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After Harbouring MS’s OOXML Corruption, Alan Bryden Can Promote/Inhibit Software Patents in Europe

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Alan Bryden of ISO infamy may now be hurting Europe as well, essentially by using "standards" to help bring software patents to the continent

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Did Microsoft Threaten to Retaliate Against Dell for Telling the Truth About GNU/Linux?

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After public embarrassment for Microsoft, Dell "censors" its own Web pages that say GNU/Linux is more secure than Windows

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Microsoft sneaks Firefox extension into Windows update

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This week’s installment of the regular Windows Update pack seems to have included more than Microsoft has disclosed to consumers. On Tuesday, Firefox users began reporting on the mozillaZine forums that a “Search Helper Extension” had been mysteriously added to their browser upon restarting the application after the Windows Update installation.

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Microsoft is a weak link in national security

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Microsoft has vast resources, literally billions of dollars in cash, or liquid assets reserves. Microsoft is an incredibly successful empire built on the premise of market dominance with low-quality goods.

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Canonical Turns Down MS's Patent Deal

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Mark Shuttleworth turned down Microsoft's offer that "you can't refuse"

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Samsung is a GPL Violator

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New video outlines an ongoing pursuit for compliance from Samsung, which is part of Microsoft's patent racket

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Red Hat’s CEO Dismisses Software Patents and Microsoft Uses Tuxera to Spread Them to Linux/Android

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Red Hat's fight against software patents is on; Microsoft tries introducing an era of "Linux tax" and "Android tax" through Tuxera

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Novell is Knowingly Seeding GNU/Linux, MeeGo and Android With Microsoft Patents

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Another look at the negative effects of Novell not only on GNU/Linux desktops but also phones and tablets running Linux, the kernel

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Microsoft’s Attack on GNU/Linux and ODF Continues

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Latest new examples of Microsoft playing unfair and distorting facts

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Google gives Windows the boot and opts for Mac and Linux

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With Apples market share growth increasing you really dont see a lot of companies moving from Windows-based computers to Macs. Sure, you will find mixed environments, with Macs predominantly in the creative departments. But, you dont typically see a complete departure from Windows. Well, Google is making the move from Windows based computers to Macs and Linux based computers.

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Google ditches Windows on security concerns

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Google is phasing out the internal use of Microsoft’s ubiquitous Windows operating system because of security concerns, according to several Google employees.

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MeeGo is Hijacked by the Mono Team

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Novell/Microsoft influence in MeeGo is threatening Nokia and Intel with software patents tax

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Anti-Linux Company (Microsoft) is ‘Infiltrating’ LinuxTag 2010 and LinuxCon 2010

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Two conferences which target a Linux audience, namely LinuxTag 2010 and LinuxCon 2010, have invited (or were pressured to invite) people from the company that attacks Linux with insults, lobbying, and litigation

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Siemens’ and Microsoft’s Actions in Germany May Harm KDE

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A quick analysis of the concerns expressed about KDE SC-associated projects and what should be done about it

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