Daily Archives: January 6, 2012

Success of GNU/Linux on the Desktop

I was reading an interview with Jeff Zemlin of The Linux Foundation that ended with this: “Every failure of Linux on the desktop each year has made Linux on the desktop better. If you use a modern linux desktop, it’s … Continue reading

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Oracle Predicts the Future

While there is nothing in the recent 10-Q filing with SEC to suggest Oracle sees any clouds on the horizon, an analyst found that a number of IT professionals plan to reduce dependence on Oracle by switching from Solaris to … Continue reading

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M$ Bribes Sellers

Bribe – A price, reward, gift, or favor bestowed or promised with a view to prevent the judgment or corrupt the conduct of a judge, witness, voter, or other person in a position of trust. [1913 Webster] M$’s scheme to … Continue reading

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Samsung is Number One in Smartphones

“The South Korean firm said it expects operating profits for the period to be 5.2tn won ($4.5bn; £2.9bn), 73% higher than a year a earlier. Samsung overtook Apple as the world’s biggest-selling smartphone maker in the second half of last … Continue reading

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