Daily Archives: January 10, 2014

Italy Lays Down The Law

For decades, M$ and “partners” have had a free ride in government IT. That’s ending in Italy. Years ago, the government called for FLOSS to have an even playing field but it didn’t work. M$ had corrupted the market so … Continue reading

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Schizophrenic IT Policy at European Commission

On the plus side, these folks do support ODF. OTOH, why support two standards, doubling the cost and complexity of a big part of IT??? Is the role of the EC to prop up Wintel’s monopoly or to operate efficiently? … Continue reading

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Decline And Fall Of Wintel

Confirming what we already knew, “Worldwide PC shipments totaled 82.6 million units in the fourth quarter of 2013, a 6.9 percent decline from the fourth quarter of 2012, according to preliminary results by Gartner, Inc. This is the seventh consecutive … Continue reading

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In Macedonia, People Use GNU/Linux At Work

You can plainly see a pattern of usage in StatCounter’s web-stats for Macedonia. The weekdays have a high value for page-views from GNU/Linux, more than double the weekends. The weekday highs are also increasing while the weekends are stuck at … Continue reading

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