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Sue me first, Microsoft

From Digital Tipping Point, Hello, and welcome to our Microsoft lawsuit invitational. This page is intended to be a place where people would like to join together to invite a Microsoft patent infringement lawsuit. If you would like to invite a visit by Brad Smith, Microsoft’s head litigator, please feel free to add your name…

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Phoenix BIOS Locks out all OS’s except Vista!!!

Taken from The Linux and OpenSource blog: If you’re buying a new computer in the near future, it may be a good idea to avoid systems with Phoenix bios on them. There’s recent proof that their 2003 contract with Microsoft has born fruit in their latest bios versions which now prevent you from installing any…

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Windows Vista – the Last Big Windows Operating System

Windows Vista will be the last big Windows operating system. Further more, Microsoft is losing its grip on the desktop to business solutions built on SaaS, open source and virtualization. These are the conclusions put forward by analysts from Goldman Sachs. Goldman Sachs’ perspective on Windows Vista is not singular. In fact, the view that…

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Windows Live Messenger Serves Malware

Microsoft has managed to put itself in an uncomfortable position after serving malicious code to Windows Live Messenger users via ads embedded in the instant messaging client. According to the Redmond Company, actions were taken swiftly in order to remove an advertisement banner featured for several days in the IM program that pointed to a…

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Google to Release Microsoft Office Alternative

Microsoft Office is surely the most popular office suite in the entire world, providing extremely useful applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and many other tools that are making our computers work much easier. At this time, Microsoft’s solution is challenged by a similar product available for free, OpenOffice representing a tool that is…

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