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Microsoft is full of surprises these days.
“Microsoft and Google are pleased to announce an agreement on patent issues,” Redmond has said in a joint statement with Google. “As part of the agreement, the companies will dismiss all pending patent […]
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Way back when, before Google got into the software biz with stuff like Android and Chrome, Firefox cut a deal with the ad-agency-masquerading-as-a-search-engine which probably made Mozilla’s browser the most well funded open source project outside of Linux. The deal — simply to make Google the default search engine in Firefox — was a no […]
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“That hat’s going to get you labeled as a malcontent”.
I was standing in line at the local supermarket when a lady behind me expressed her opinion on my choice of head wear.
I turned and smiled. “Excuse me?”
She smiled and jerked her head up, glancing at the hat I was wearing. “Your Linux […]
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Before Google, search engines didn’t get in the way too much.
This isn’t necessarily Google’s fault. There were a lot fewer websites then, and also many fewer people looking for them. Even then, however, unscrupulous web designers were working overtime to scam the system in an effort to gain ranking — which is why search […]
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