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Linux snaps after Mircosoft accusation

Linus Torvalds, the lead developer of Linux, has reacted angrily to claims by Microsoft that his software violates its patents. Torvalds said that the Volish claims should be tested in court to prevent the Vole from undermining confidence in the operating system. According to Information Week, Torvalds says that Vole should name the […]

Microsoft claims Linux stole 230 patents

By Nick Farrell
MICROSOFT’S top lawyer seems to be hinting that Vole is planning to do a SCO and sue Linux out of the market for nicking its patents. In an interview with Fortune magazine, Brad Smith claims that free and open-source software violates more than 230 of Microsoft’s patents. The Linux kernel violates 42 […]

Ubuntu for Mobile Phones

Mobile devices are becoming more and more sophisticated. A version of the increasingly popular Linux operating system Ubuntu will be developed for use on net-enabled phones and devices.
The Ubuntu Mobile and Embedded project aims to create the open source platform for initial release in October 2007. The operating system will be developed by […]

Ubuntu has Microsoft worried

Microsoft has announced they will sell software for as little as £1.50 (~$3) in the hope of establishing more users to Windows.
With the ‘well documented’ poor driver support of Vista and the new shipping of Ubuntu with DELL laptops, Microsoft have got something to worry about.
Microsoft wants to bring its computing ‘culture’ to […]

What does the future hold for Digg?

Following on from a recent Article about whether ‘Digg was going to get Dugg‘ over the whole Linux Code leak - which saw Members protesting in a digital riot, holding the Front page of Digg to ransom in their quest for Freedom of Speech, the founder Kevin Rose has spoken out.

Is DIGG going to be DUGG?

The massive community of the extremely popular social content site, DIGG, are up in arms about a recent ‘covering’ up of their content.
Many of you may know that there was a recent code leak that unlocks the playback of HD-DVD material for use on Linux Operating Systems.

Operating System Showdown - Ubuntu Vs. Vista

By Brian Briggs
For years many have predicted the death of Windows at the hands of Linux.
The latest challenge to Windows comes from Ubuntu. Since everyone has long made up their minds in which operating system to use, we compare these two operating systems on the features that don’t matter. Read on to find out if […]