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Microsoft Campus Strategy
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Microsoft Finally Adopts The Open Document Format

Remember all that hoopla between Microsoft and the UK government on adopting the ODF standard for documents last year? Well, it seems like we finally…

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It Seems Munich Is Not Giving Up On Linux, After All

False alarm, people. It appears that the city of Munich, the pioneer of the transition from Windows to open source, is not actually giving up…

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Munich Switching Back To Windows After Linux Disappointment

Rewind the clock back to 2004, if you will, when the city of Munich decided to renounce the Windows platform and replaced it with Linux….

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Microsoft Should Make Windows XP Open Source, Says CIA Expert

Hmmm, now where have I heard this before? Windows XP, the fan favorite classic, is not getting any more security updates, and this has been…

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Russia Plans To Move Away From Microsoft Software

First China. Then South Korea. And now Russia. The Russian government has been in the news these past few months for a variety of reasons,…

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Microsoft And Google Partner Up For Open Source Projects

Open source is steadily gaining acceptance at Redmond, and Microsoft have become a fair bit more interested in such software. A new initiative has the…

Week In Review
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Week In Review (Jun 30 – Jul 4)

A curious week for Microsoft, one with setbacks, bans and bugs aplenty. In fact, you would have to think real hard to point to a…

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Open Source No Longer A Cancer As Microsoft Aims To Get Closer To Developers

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer might have called Linux a cancer that attached itself in an intellectual property sense to everything it touches, but the…

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Week In Review (Apr 27 – May 2)

Another glorious week for Microsoft comes to an end, and it sure was full of things that make the technology world go around. You know,…

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Microsoft Software Is Malware, Says The Free Software Foundation

The devil, often times, is in the details. And when it comes to details, the Free Software Foundation, the nonprofit organization that supports the free…