IGnatius T Foobar writes: "The Linux distribution that rose to the top of the heap and was going to be *the* consumer grade Linux on which users, ISV's, and OEM's could focus, fell from grace and became the Linux that likes to alienate its existing users. So what went wrong?"
IGnatius T Foobar writes: "The Windows 8 developer preview shows Microsoft's promise of a half-baked piece of garbage that is clearly designed to force-feed Windows Phone down the throats of PC users."
IGnatius T Foobar writes: Jim Shrager is a clinical professor of Entrepreneurship and Strategy at the University of Chicago and a consultant to many companies, says that Microsoft should voluntarily break itself up. Its problem is that the company has become too unfocused.
IGnatius T Foobar writes: As part of Attachmate's acquisition of Novell, Novell announced it would sell certain intellectual property assets to CPTN Holdings LLC, a consortium of technology companies organized by Microsoft Corporation, for $450 million in cash. Since the SCO lawsuit determined that it is Novell, not SCO, who owns the Unix copyrights, this means that now Microsoft owns them. Is it time for the Linux world to brace for another round of lawsuits?