Posts Tagged ‘Software’

Firefox Gaining on IE in Business

April 2nd, 2008
Internet Explorer has had a good run, all things considered. They were the choice of consumers and professionals everywhere in the 90s, in large part because Microsoft engaged in anti-competitive practices that promoted its product at the expense of the industry. Now, businesses are catching up to technology, ...

Microsoft Changes Stance On Interoperability

February 21st, 2008
There's a lot of online buzz about Microsoft's recent decision to open up the books to help simplify interoperability standards.  Microsoft critics have long complained about Microsoft's lack of cooperating with industry leaders and participating in open standards.  Microsoft Internet Explorer is a good example of their stubborn lack of ...

Latest Linux Kernel Released

January 26th, 2008
Linux nerds everywhere are throwing a party, the latest release of the Linux kernel was just released. Download Kernel 2.6.24 -- Linux Kernel Archives (Kernel.org) The latest stable version of the Linux kernel is:  2.6.24 The latest snapshot for the stable Linux kernel tree is:  2.6.24-git2 The latest 2.4 version of the Linux kernel ...

MS pushes up release date of Windows 7

January 20th, 2008
Microsoft is making a move Industry sources are indicating that Microsoft plans to release Windows 7 (the follow up to Visa) in 2009, one year earlier than anticipated. Microsoft might be anxious to roll out a new update to its OS after the lukewarm reception had by Vista. Microsoft, however, ...

Is Windows Losing Market Share?

December 10th, 2007
Windows sucks, always has. Let's flame Bill Gates and Microsoft for a moment, shall we? Bill Gates continues to show why Microsoft never 'got it.' Bill Gates recently lamented the problem with Business and Computing. No one pays any attention to Business! I wonder if this is some odd way ...

MPAA violates copyright law

December 4th, 2007
Revenge of the nerds: MPAA violates the law, infringes copyright with it's spy software The MPAA's "University Toolkit" --universities have been asked by the MPAA to install spying software in their networks to monitor student behavior. The measure was taken as the MPAA and RIAA are continuing to crack down ...

Pirate Bay: “ARR, mateys”

December 1st, 2007
The BBC interviewed the founders of the Pirate Bay, recently. The article: "Views from the Pirate Bay" discusses the difficulty that Swedish police have had dealing with the issue. It's a political problem that has very difficult solutions and it closes with a fascinating political statement: "Technology has ...

Hatin’ on Apple hate

November 29th, 2007
Where did all of the Apple haters come from? This gem below will allow me to get started on my quest to squash the angry mob that is constantly looking for a reason to bash Apple's latest gadget. Lately, it seems that everyone and their mother is ...