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June 27, 2007  9:29 AM

Microsoft Security Response Center rated one of the worst jobs in science



Posted by: ITKE
Linux versus Windows, Microsoft, Security, Uncategorized

This is one of those posts that's provided as some gratuitous schadenfreund for Linux advocates out there, so just sit back and enjoy the show... It seems today that Popular Science recently rated Microsoft's Security...

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June 27, 2007  9:01 AM

Expert asks, “Are two Windows drivers worth more than SLES 10?”



Posted by: ITKE
SUSE/Novell, Uncategorized, Virtualization, Windows, Xen

It appears I've been had. I reported last week that Novell alleged it was "first to market" with drivers for Windows and Linux that plug into Xen’s fast paravirtualized I/O stack. Simon...


June 19, 2007  11:50 AM

No patent deal possible, says Red Hat and Ubuntu (and now Mandriva too)



Posted by: ITKE
Legal, licensing issues, Linux versus Windows, Microsoft, Red Hat, SUSE/Novell, Ubuntu Linux, Uncategorized

We predicted that the Linspire-Microsoft deal was no big deal at all to Linux this week over at SearchEnterpriseLinux.com with the help of analyst Gordon Haff, but today it's official: Red...


June 18, 2007  3:51 PM

Linux and the “support barrier” — where do things stand?



Posted by: ITKE
Administration, interoperability and integration, Debian, Linux basics, Open source applications, Red Hat, support, SUSE/Novell, Ubuntu Linux, Uncategorized

Linux and open source software supportEarlier...


June 13, 2007  1:16 PM

Nat Friedman: Choose Vista + ignore Linux desktops = face shareholders’ wrath



Posted by: ITKE
Linux desktops, Microsoft

"If you don't evaluate Linux desktops, you may be liable to your shareholders because you're spending an enormous amount of money to upgrade to Vista without a demonstrable ROI," said open source developer turned Novell exec Nat Friedman during our recent conversation.

"You'll spend $30...


June 11, 2007  9:58 AM

Micosoft hires Interoperability Lab director



Posted by: ITKE
Administration, interoperability and integration, Microsoft, SUSE/Novell

I think it would be right to assume that the Microsoft-Novell partnership can only become even more controversial in the coming months than it was when first announced last November, simply due to the fact that there's so much more we could and will learn about the partnership as time goes...


June 4, 2007  10:42 AM

2007: Year of the Linux ‘patent covenant?’



Posted by: ITKE
Administration, interoperability and integration, Linux versus Windows, Microsoft, SUSE/Novell

MORE UPDATES (o6/07/07): ComputerWorld is reporting this morning that LG has also jumped on board with Microsoft for...

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May 17, 2007  10:47 AM

Microsoft’s patent FUD –> target Red Hat?



Posted by: ITKE
Linux versus Windows, Microsoft, Red Hat, SUSE/Novell

Comments made today by LinuxToday editor Brian Proffit on his blog The Hoosier Penguin resonate with what IP attorney John Rabena told me yesterday in our interview, "


May 15, 2007  10:02 AM

Microsoft ramps up the FUD machine



Posted by: ITKE
Linux blogs and news, Linux versus Windows, Microsoft, Open source applications

Microsoft Linux FUDIs Microsoft becoming the next SCO? Linux-Watch.com seems to think so, especially in light of this...


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