Daily Archives: July 11, 2012

Even M$’s Fans Are Grim About Prospects for That Other OS

““Just 0.18 percent of all the computers that went online during June ran one of the previews of Windows 8, statistics Net Applications showed last week. Of those PCs running Windows, 0.2 percent — or 20 out of 10,000 — … Continue reading

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Fundamental Hole in all Recent Versions of M$’s OS Exploited for a Month Before Being Patched

“all three holes can be exploited remotely” So much for the vaunted security of that other OS. All versions since XP sp 3 have been actively exploited by malware artists for a month. All the malware artists had to do … Continue reading

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OEMs Now See M$’s Tax as a Tax

The “Good Old Days” when all M$’s partners viewed M$ as a huge cash-cow are long gone. OEMs now think of “the tax” as a tax. They know small cheap computers sell and using M$’s OS is going to make … Continue reading

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