Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

Seven Out Of Ten People Don’t Use Microsoft Office Anymore

If your usage is not much, use LibreOffice and save on your licensing costs. If new data are true, Microsofthas a big problem. According to a study done by SoftWatch, seven out of 10 employees don’t use Microsoft Office to any extent. The three-month study involved 148,500 employees at 51 global firms. SoftWatch found that  most employees […]

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Thursday, August 13th, 2009

Microsoft A History of Anticompetitive Behavior

The European Committee for Interoperable Systems (ECIS), part of the European Commission, has compiled a detailed repor titled: Microsoft A History of Anticompetitive Behavior and Consumer Harm. “For more than two decades, Microsoft has engaged in a carefully designed and extremely successful campaign to protect and extend its monopolies. Microsoft has repeatedly made market allocation […]

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Sunday, March 1st, 2009

More patent related lawsuits from Microsoft

Simple business model: Make your product/technology popular. Let people start using and depending on it. Now extract money by suing them. Profit! This is exactly what is happening with Patents, its becoming a way to extract money. And Microsoft is using it to fight Linux. Like this:Like Loading…

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Wednesday, February 18th, 2009

Is patents leading to innovations?

Patents were designed to protect the innovator. But deals in the recent past prove otherwise. They are primarly used by the Big Boys to get money from the small guys or make them do things which actually prevents innovations. Read this article to get an understanding. This time, the lucky donor of cash for secrets […]

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Friday, September 14th, 2007

Microsoft rides on Linux!

Interesting! “The mobile wireless routers on board the company’s “Connector” employee bus system, made by Seattle-based Junxion Inc., use the open-source Linux operating system” Read More. There is a lot of invisible Linux that touches your life but you don’t see it, Linix powers  routers, Tivos, several other devices and services as well such as […]

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Wednesday, July 25th, 2007

Windows collects your data

Microsoft Windows Vista is collecting all kinds of data from your computer and sending it to back Microsoft. Is anyone concern about their privacy? Read this article. Like this:Like Loading…

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Wednesday, June 6th, 2007

Microsoft wants you to pirate

Microsoft  want people to pirate their software, so they can get locked into their proprietary software and then they can get them to pay for it. Microsoft business group president Jeff Raikes feels about software counterfeiters. “If they’re going to pirate somebody, we want it to be us rather than somebody else.” Sounds like a […]

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Saturday, May 17th, 2003

Don’t let your life be ruled by Microsoft

Microsoft has developed an Operating System which powers the BMW Cars. And this is what happens when you drive cars powered by Microsoft Software. Govt. Official Trapped in Car After Computer Fails Mon May 12, 2003 07:08 AM ET BANGKOK (Reuters) – Security guards smashed their way into an official limousine with sledgehammers on Monday […]

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