Daily Archives: June 14, 2013

One Window Successfully Shut; budding authouress Daughter Sarah’s voluntary testimonial

Dearest MrPogson.com readership, In my region there are two dominating ISPs. After one blew up my bill without notification due to expiration of the promo they enlisted me with, I went to the other. On the night a final assignment … Continue reading

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Fined For Not Using Windows OS

“Slovak textile importer EURA Slovakia, s.r.o. is facing EUR 5600 in fines because it refused to use the Microsoft Windows operating system to submit its electronic tax reports. Since May 2012, EURA is appealing against the fines in court.” see … Continue reading

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New Mower And Old Man

We took possession of a new Ariens lawn tractor yesterday. The little woman actually made the deal and drove the truck here to deliver the monster. Wow. Great price. Power. Cuts like a dream. I love the little woman. Our … Continue reading

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FUD Delays Migration To FLOSS in German State of Berlin

Years after Munich determined to migrate to FLOSS for IT, the state of Berlin is still dragging its feet. FUD seems to have held the day in committee… “SPD objected to the plans, unsure how to procure open source solutions … Continue reading

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M$ Admits to EU That It Can’t Compete With Android/Linux

"Google’s predatory distribution of Android at below-cost makes it difficult for other providers of operating systems to recoup investments in competing with Google’s dominant mobile platform, the complaint says." see EU to probe Google's below cost licensing of Android: Courtesy … Continue reading

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