earthweb.com: Microsoft has been busy these past few days reminding the world that it really is an organization of monstrous proportions and its tendrils reach from the humblest consumer desktop right up to the level of super-computing. Its message is clear:
linux-magazine.com: Open source developer at Microsoft, Garrett Serack announced today plans to bring a native running open source platform to Windows.
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geeksmack.net: Earlier today, Microsoft Spokesperson Brianna Pinder, confirmed that Microsoft will be ceasing development of the Windows Operating System due to the nature of innovation in the computer industry.
From the oldie but almost still goodie department: Maddog: Today, CEO Steve Ballmer announced that Microsoft would be releasing their own version of the Linux operating system in twelve months.
raiden.net: Recently Dell began denying purchasers of their Linux desktop machines the ability to get a refund on their "Windows Tax", the carefully hidden cost of Windows included in the price of the machine they just purchased. So why are they doing this?
blogs.pcworld.co.nz: Following a spate of recent acquisitions Google's CEO Eric Schmidt announced this morning that the Mountain View-based company had bought Microsoft Corporation.
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- Flash Player To Come Bundled With Google Chrome
- Google's plan to end Android fragmentation
- The State of the Internet Operating System
- What if all software was open source?
katonda.com/blog: Microsoft Bing has many flaws, but this one seems to be the most outrageous one. If you try to search for OpenOffice on Bing, it will not show you the actual OpenOffice.org website but will show pages from random websites.
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