Daily Archives: September 28, 2011

You, The People

The people have a right to petition government to do the right thing. There is a petition calling for the end of software patents at Whitehouse.gov. Give it a try. Their goal was 5000 signatures and they are up to … Continue reading

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Amazon’s Tablet

The Kindle Fire Tablet was announced today. It runs Android/Linux and costs $199. With Amazon’s marketing resources it should sell well. This will take a big bite out of iPad’s lead. There is one downside to it. This tablet is … Continue reading

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Insecure Boot

Jeff Hoogland tries to make the point that M$’s “secure boot” protocol is only a problem if OEMs do not give Linux the key… He’s drunk the Koolaid. How are OEMs to give Linux the key without giving it to … Continue reading

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Inside M$

I cannot get my head around how anyone can run a business with tens of thousands of employees. Schools start to be difficult to run even at 500 students. However, as businesses go, M$, internally, is looking sick these days. … Continue reading

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Tablets Running Android/Linux Are On Track To Surpass iPad In 2012

Recent numbers support the idea that Android/Linux tablets will overtake iPad shortly, according to Digitimes. Growth is huge with the world shipping 50%+ more Android/Linux tablets in August than in the whole of the second quarter. For all of 2011, … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, LibreOffice

In the TDF blog: ” we have 136 members who have been nominated for their contributions to the project; we have some 270 developers and 270 localizers (although we always want to attract more), many of whom are also members; … Continue reading

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