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Links 30/05/2008: More GNU/Linux Laptops, Some Mandriva Wins

Posted in News Roundup at 5:44 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

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3 Comments

  1. Uncle_Sam said,

    May 30, 2008 at 6:10 am

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    Microsoft India … LOL…a lot of damaging stories

    “PR is busy bribing the media and publications to print positive stories.”

  2. Roy Schestowitz said,

    May 30, 2008 at 6:20 am

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    Precisely. In relation to this see:

    http://www.microsoft-watch.com/content/corporate/you_at_microsoft_campaign_folly.html

    While no conspiracy theorist, I simply don’t believe in coincidence. Did Mini-Microsoft trump Microsoft PR?

    Strange happenings: Yesterday, insider Mini-Microsoft posted about problems with the company’s India operations. He culled the post from months of comments. It’s fascinating reading. This morning, Microsoft dropped a press release about a “The Changing Face of IT—A Web Conference” a mere three hours before it starts. Three hours?

    [...]

    “My guess: Either of the last reasons, or a combination of both. If so, there is some real irony here. Microsoft makes so many announcements through employee blogs rather than issuing press releases.”

  3. Uncle_Sam said,

    May 30, 2008 at 6:49 am

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    This is just what happens when the giant is about to tumble and rumble.

    On more step towards their grave..as ESR said :D

    FOSS/Linux is coming….

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