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In a press release on the Mozilla Web site, and announced on several news Web sites as well, a statement from the Mozilla foundation declared that Internet Explorer will be in the hands of Mozilla with immediate effect.
For an undisclosed sum reputed to be in the billions, Microsoft's Bill Gates has personally bought the leading open-source desktop project. Saying he "was sick and tired of open-source eating away at his profits," the world's richest man decided to put an end to the nuisance and simply buy OpenOffice.org.
If you like changing the look of your desktop every 5 minutes, then a new distribution might just be for you.
Call me a dodo bird, but my desktop OS is OpenVMS, an operating system that's secure, reliable, and low-cost, with consistent performance and desirable functionality.
It has been three long years to the day since we last looked at that unusual distribution called Windows. Although at that time it was considered by many to be little else than a bizarre joke (who on earth would design an operating system that doesn't provide a way to grep files?), a recent rumour about a new release has piqued our curiosity.
Web browser bugs are routinely blamed for creating huge networks of compromised PCs and undermining the safety of ecommerce transactions. Now one woman says a "security bug" in Mozilla led to the break up of her engagement.
And: Hot on the heels of a woman who blames a bug in Firefox for exposing the flaws in her relationship with a fiancé comes the tale of a young lad whose relationship was hit by the spam filtering shortcomings of Thunderbird, the email client companion of Firefox.
Ravi, you seem to like Linux so much. But did you know that there is relationship between Sex and Linux ? Having successfully caught my attention and obviously having piqued my curiosity, he went on to state six relations between sex and Linux.
In what could be the Second Sign of the Apocalypse, The SCO Group today won several prestigious awards at the annual meeting of the National Association of Litiguous Bastards, including awards for "Best Lawsuit", "Best Discovery Stall Tactics", and "Best Supporting Attorney".
I found my new license with which I will license everything.
The DWTFYWWI license is my kind of license.
In what could be the First Sign of the Apocalypse, a Utah entrepreneur has opened the world's first drive-through law office. With the ability to serve six lanes of traffic at the same time, the new "Stop 'N Sue" center hopes to make filing for a lawsuit as easy as picking up a hamburger.
Ah, sweet, sweet caffeine. Whether your chosen delivery device is a Triple Red Eye from Starbucks or a liter of Mountain Dew, nothing beats the gentle jolt into full wakefulness provided by the humble C8H10N4O2 molecule. In a cruel twist of fate, some people are unable to brew a pot of coffee, a latte, or figure out how to open a can of Mountain Dew right after waking up, due to that very same lack of caffeine. What's a caffeine-loving geek to do?
Local politician who runs a telemarketing business on the side calls the company where this pilot fish works. "She calls us because she knows my boss gives her free help," says fish. "She quickly asks, 'Do you know Unix? The computer that runs my call center is telling me it's got a bad block!' "