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Beware a softie bearing gifts…Microsoft giveaway?

I make no secret of my opinion that Microsoft should never be allowed the dominance on any form factor that its enjoyed over the years on the desktop.  After many years of introducing users to Linux and indeed other alternatives,... Continue Reading →

UK Government going ahead with Open Source

Intellect 2012 Open source and open standards are the direction for UK government IT, the civil servant leading the government's technology change agenda has said. Source: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2012/02/10/open_source_government/ More often than not, the UK governments grasp on technology/software is rather vague to say... Continue Reading →

Microsoft stock takes its largest dip in two years? – More than 4% according to reports.

With people around the world celebrating the Royal Wedding, good cheer may be hard to find around Redmond today.  If Steve Ballmer had considered raising a glass to the happy Royal couple, then the news on the Microsoft stock drop... Continue Reading →

Nokia & Microsoft sign deal ahead of schedule – Time is of the essence?

I've spoken previously about the Nokia/Microsoft deal and I believe its been covered once or twice on the TechBytes show too. Hot of the Microsoft press (albeit its news center) Microsoft is announcing that it has signed the deal with... Continue Reading →

Its a F’Kin comeback! – the “greatest social networking phone ever”

And a look at the Kin/WP7 press releases questioning if people actually believe the PR anymore. Ive certainly had a laugh at the disaster that was the Kin.  What made the failure so comical was that up until the point... Continue Reading →

Start saving – Windows 8 on its way?

A short snippet of a rumor.... For anyone who thought that their Windows 7 investment would not be "upgraded" for some time may have to think again. It is being alleged that the Dutch Microsoft site released a statement which... Continue Reading →

Russian Police backed by Microsoft? – A dangerous combination and no surprise?

The New York Times reports a rather disturbing story. They are currently saying: The group, Baikal Environmental Wave, was organizing protests against Prime Minister Vladimir V. Putin’s decision to reopen a paper factory that had polluted nearby Lake Baikal, a... Continue Reading →

Bing on Android – Microsoft rides the coat tails of Android again?

We start this article reminding ourselves of some comments Steve Ballmer has made in regards to Android.  You may have heard about Android, its a rather popular mobile platform which Microsoft is thinking it is going to be able to... Continue Reading →

15 seconds of uptime before a crash? – Yep thats Microsoft!

Continuing on from the previous article of  "Those “magnificent” softies in their flying machines" we now learn what happened at the Red Bull competition when Microsoft took to the skies. A Microsoft "product" having an uptime of seconds was no surprise... Continue Reading →

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