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January 27, 2009  12:54 AM

Overheard – Switching operating systems is like going to Burger King and trying to order a Big Mac

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Canonical, Dell, laptop, Linux, Mark Shuttleworth, netbook, Open source, Ubuntu

People encountering Ubuntu for the first time will find it very similar to Windows. The operating system has a slick...

November 5, 2008  8:33 PM

Overheard: Dell employees to take mandatory unpaid vacation

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Cloud computing, Dell, layoffs, Technology

cubes-tim-the-it-guy.jpg Skimping on five days of payroll may temporarily give the company's bank account a fillip,...

November 17, 2007  1:43 PM

Overheard: Open source inspires strange bedfellows

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Dell, Open source, Servers, Solaris, Sun, Technology

matt-assay.jpg "If you want proof that open source is turning the world on its head, look no further than


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