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March 27, 2013  11:38 AM

Hispalinux: Windows 8 “obstruction mechanism” blocks Linux

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Linux, Spain, Windows 8

Spanish open source group Hispalinux has filed a complaint in front of the European Commission with regard to Microsoft Corporation's positioning of Windows 8 and its wider openness. The 8000 member developer group has constructed and filed an anti-trust...

October 26, 2012  10:18 AM

Linux Foundation: Windows 8 is stuck in a “liminal space”

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Linux, Open source, Windows 8

What does the open source world think of Windows 8? Now there's a loaded question surely? If Microsoft has reinvented and reengineered itself to be able to position its OS to serve not just the


December 19, 2011  9:26 AM

Windows 8 app store to allow open source apps

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Applications, apps, Microsoft, Open source, Windows, Windows 8

In what has been variously described as the result of a "loophole", Microsoft appears to be opening up a channel for open source applications to appear on the Windows 8 app...


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