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Open source VS Commercial software

Friday, July 1st, 2011

Twice now I’ve been asked in a job interview about the merits of open source VS commercial software, or how open source software can be used by corporations, or how startups can make money leveraging open source software? What are your assets if all your company does is contribute to and work with open source software? How do you assign a value to such a company?

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Bing.com

Friday, September 18th, 2009

Apparently Microsoft has a new search engine called Bing.com, what happened to Live.com?

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Yahoo for YHOO

Thursday, July 17th, 2008

Yahoo Inc. has been much in the news lately with Microsoft’s attempt to buy them and their possibly anti-competitive deal with Google, the changes to their board trying to be forced upon them, even the sheer number of executives abandoning ship.

This is what happens when you take on Google and Microsoft and come third…

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Run Windows on your Mac

Thursday, April 6th, 2006

I always figured this would happen, once the move to Intel is complete but now it is official. Apple has released a tool called “Boot Camp” that allows you to run Windows XP on a Macintosh computer with an Intel processor…

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Dire times for Microsoft?

Saturday, March 25th, 2006

Now I’m no fan of Microsoft and generally bitch whenever I’m forced to use their operating system, but unlike Kevin I don’t think the end is neigh for them. They just have too much money…

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Only took 7 hours to get the Windows machine to connect to WiFi

Thursday, March 9th, 2006

So we got back from my grandmother’s house my mom’s old windows machine. She has been using my old Mac for the last year or three. The PC is an IBM with a mighty K6-2 processor and runs Windows 98 SE. After doing some thinking, I decided it wasn’t even worth considering an upgrade. For the cost you could buy a better new PC or even smarter a new Mac Mini…

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Windows on a Mac, Why not?

Sunday, January 15th, 2006

It is old news now, but I haven’t exactly been surfing the web at my leisure of late, it appears the new Macintosh’s powered by Intel CPUs will run Windows natively but you will have to wait for Vista to ship…

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