Daily Archives: August 30, 2013

Microsoft and Google Unite… Just this once

In a rare example of Google and M$ joining forces to make the world a better place… “negotiations with the government over permission "…to publish sufficient data relating to Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) orders" have faltered. Both Microsoft and … Continue reading

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Wintel Outlook Shrinks

“While the results of the second quarter were in line with forecast, a number of issues led IDC to further downgrade its PC outlook. Aside from stubbornly depressed consumer interest, 2013 also marks the first year where emerging regions are … Continue reading

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Tor

Tor is something I am investigating as part of my withdrawal from the cloud. Ironically, it is a sort of cloud in itself, providing global proxies for navigating the web based on cooperating clients. Ironically, again, it was initiated for … Continue reading

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Retail Shelf-space For GNU/Linux PCs

I was reading a decent article about buying PCs with GNU/Linux installed. It all comes down to retail shelf-space and even in a country like Brazil where millions of GNU/Linux PCs are manufactured each year, it is difficult to find … Continue reading

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