Microsoft and the Linux Foundation working together?

Friday, 22 May 2009, 20:50 | Category : Computer Stuff, Crumbs
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Yep, it’s possible. They have common interests in this case. The legislation that the ALI wants to introduce is completely impractical for the software industry.

The story of a teacher, who thought Linux was illegal and a Linux guru, who overreacted a little

Friday, 2 January 2009, 19:34 | Category : Computer Stuff, Slices
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The story goes like this… There is a certain organization called The HeliOS Project. Its goal is to supply working computers to children in low income families. The cheapest way to do that, of course, is to supply them with Linux rather than Windows.
One day, Mr Ken Starks, who is behind the project, received an [...]

Apple, Google and Microsoft hit by Patent Infringement

Monday, 29 December 2008, 0:59 | Category : Computer Stuff, Slices
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The world of software patents is a bit like Monthy Python - the reason why Apple, Google and Microsoft have been hit by a lawsuit is that they use thumbnails to preview files like images and video in their applications. This is already pretty funny, but we might be in for some even more ridiculous [...]