rudd-o.com: What makes Microsoft a monopoly is not their market share. It is actually much, much simpler.
washingtontimes.com: I don't know how Charles Darwin would explain it, but imagine that we're each born with an "operating system." For most of us, this inner programming works well, even if it becomes a bit bruised and battered over the years. We adjust and move on.
netbookknowhow.com: When the netbook first arrived onto the market at the backend of 2007, it came riding with Linux in the saddle. Now 18 months on and Linux-preinstalled netbooks are as rare as hen’s teeth. But which operating system is really the better option?
linuxpromagazine.com: It’s official: Windows 7 will be on the shelves just in time for the Christmas season. From an Open Source perspective, this is nothing ground-breaking: It’s just the same old Windows.
A couple of weeks ago I attended the yearly National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) trade show in Las Vegas. This year the show itself was a little quieter than usual - for example the RED camera circus wasn't in town, drawing hundreds, blocking aisles and making a nuisance of itself - which generally meant it was easier to walk around, talk to people and actually learn a few things.
ft.com: Microsoft has stirred up fresh complaints of anticompetitive behaviour with its release this week of a near-final version of the next Windows PC operating system.
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blog.scotsnewsletter.com: I’ve been working with the Windows 7 RC1 (release candidate 1) for about a week and a half now. Barring unforeseen bugs, I doubt at this point that Microsoft is more than four months away from the release of Windows 7.
theregister.co.uk: Microsoft has teamed with General Electric to petition European regulators on a fundamental principle that will continue to drive a wedge between the company and open source supporters.