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Microsoft Nemesis Dies, SCO Lives & More…

Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson

Friday FOSS Week in Review

We may be paranoid but they are out to get us

In week three (or is it week four?) of the Spy vs. Spy scandal, the Obama folks keep saying things like “what’s the big deal?” while trying to convince us that the secret oversight court called FISA (we prefer “the Star Chamber”) has nothing but our constitutional rights in mind when it rubber stamps requests to secretly steal our […]

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Microsoft Snoops In Skype, Dissed By HP & More


Friday FOSS Week in Review

Where has Redmond’s moxy gone?

It wasn’t that many years ago that even a giant OEM like HP wouldn’t dare release a non-Windows product if the device type was Windows supported. If this were five years ago and the tablet boom was in full bloom as it is now and Windows was tablet ready, as it supposedly is now, the HP brass wouldn’t even entertain the thought of releasing a […]

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Steve Jobs: 1955 – 2011

Today, Apple announced that Steve Jobs has died at age 56.

For our readership, there’s no need to explain Jobs’ life and career. Most visitors to this site will be well acquainted with his legacy.

Steve Jobs

Jobs on stage at Macworld Conference & Expo, San Francisco, January 11, 2005 (Wikipedia)

The FOSS community has always had mixed feelings about Mr. Jobs. […]

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