Daily Archives: April 23, 2010

M$ Sues its Loyal Customers

An insurance company in China was found to have 450 unlicenced copies of some of M$’s software. A court awarded $706 a copy, $318000. The insurance company had negotiated with M$ and rejected $30 a copy as “irrational”. I would … Continue reading

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Apples

I love apples. I have a case in my refrigerator still crisp. Apple computers are not my cup of tea, however except that Apple is kind enough to publish unit sales. For the recent quarter, they are 2.943 million. Good … Continue reading

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Maybe I Should Open A Fix-IT Shop

I came upon this story about a customer of a fix-it shop asking about GNU/Linux. That would be cool. Here people ask me to fix their PCs and about half the time are grateful for GNU/Linux. It pays to advertise. … Continue reading

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