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Microsoft shares it's love of free software and open formats

http://www.the-source.com

We all know that the Redmond giant has long supported floss and it has announced it's going to put it's full backing behind gnu/linux.

Actually no, it spent years calling the GPL communist and trying to destroy anything that threatens it's monopoly position. But that's sort of the same thing right?

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IBM Blasts Microsoft for Spreading “Fabricated” Figures

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Steve Ballmer and Kevin Turner accused of spreading "ridiculous and fabricated" figures

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Ballmer: 'We're cheaper than Apple! (But not Linux)"

http://news.cnet.com

Whenever Microsoft starts to look like a company that is ready to play fair with open source, along comes its CEO, Steve Ballmer, to ruin all the goodwill the rest of the company has created.

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Shane O’Neill Meets Steve Ballmer, Constantly Attacks GNU/Linux from IDG

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Studying the motives of an IDG pundit who attacks GNU/Linux quite frequently these days

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Microsoft Executives Go Personal, Pay Obama Instead of Their Lobbyists

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Obama receives money directly from Microsoft executives but not from their lobbyists

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Eggs Thrown at Steve Ballmer (New Video)

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Eggs thrown at Microsoft's CEO in Hungary in protest of Microsoft tax... I think

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Sanity check: Has Eric Schmidt finally outmanuevered Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer?

http://blogs.techrepublic.com.com

When Eric Schmidt left his job as the chairman and CEO of Novell to become the top executive at Google in 2001 he privately told journalist John Battelle that one of the things he was looking forward to was no longer competing with Microsoft.

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Google's Android just a press release, says Ballmer

http://www.linuxworld.com

Google's plans to enter the mobile industry with a cell phone platform might have impressed many in the industry but not Steve Ballmer, CEO of Microsoft and one of Google's biggest competitors.

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Mandriva: An open letter to Steve Ballmer

http://blog.mandriva.com

"Dear Steve,

Hi, this is François, from Mandriva.

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Ballmer: Microsoft will power the mobile revolution

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Steve Ballmer believes that Microsoft is the only company with "the wherewithal" to dominate the world of mobile computing.

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Playing Microsoft patent poker

http://www.linux-watch.com

It’s become an annual event. Steve Ballmer shoots his yap about how Linux and open source violate Microsoft patents. The open-source community says, “OK, show us your cards, your patents,” and Ballmer shuts up for six months or so.

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Why Ballmer's Protection FUD Matters

http://www.eweek.com

Every time Ballmer makes these increasingly vague claims—this makes the fourth go-around in the last four years by my count—open source and legal experts jump all over him. He ignores them and life continues. Ballmer is sending two other hidden messages though. Mark Shuttleworth, CEO of Canonical, Ubuntu's corporate Linux backer, pointed them out to me in a recent conversation.

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Shuttleworth on Ballmer

http://www.linux-watch.com

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has once more claimed that Linux and open source violates Microsoft's intellectual property and patents. Canonical's CEO Mark Shuttleworth thinks Ballmer has it all wrong.

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Red Hat: Customers Can Deploy Linux with Confidence

http://www.eweek.com

Red Hat is assuring its customers that they can continue to deploy its Linux operating system with confidence and without fear of legal retribution from Microsoft, despite the increasingly vocal threats emanating from the Redmond, Wash., company.

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Microsoft Scrambling to Explain Ballmer Comment on Red Hat Linux

http://www.betanews.com

A team of Microsoft spokespeople have been working throughout the day to devise a plausible explanation for a comment made by CEO Steve Ballmer during a company gathering in the UK, which on its face appears to say it is considering litigation against users of Red Hat Linux for patent infringement.

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