Daily Archives: March 16, 2012

M$ Supports the Malware Artists of the World

I had previously written about a zero-day vulnerability M$ was springing on the world, Is March 13 Your Unlucky Day?. Now it seems that someone inside M$ may actually have leaked exploit code, giving the malware artists a headstart over … Continue reading

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Tablets

IDC has released predictions for tablet growth for the next few years and some data points on actual shipments in 2010 and 2011. They show Android/Linux shipments flattening out, presumably as “8” takes share. I predict “8” will go nowhere, … Continue reading

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IDC’s Myths

Apparently at one of their conferences, IDC spread some FUD calling these facts “myths”: That open source software will enter every market, is inherently innovative, it improves faster than commercial software, that it has less lock-in, that it’s free and … Continue reading

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