vaderhelmet writes: "The folks over at the Spread Firefox have decided to amp up their public awareness campaign for Firefox using some good old fashioned crowdsourcing. Operation: Firefox as it's called, gives 50 of the craftiest submitters a 3.5-foot Firefox logo sticker to place in conspicuous places. Submit your plan now to help the effort!"
Overly Critical Guy writes: More documents in the Iowa antitrust case have come out. This time, it's revealed that Microsoft considers Mac users its "guinea pigs" for new Office features, and they once considered dropping Mac Office entirely, "as doing so will do a great deal of harm to Apple immediately." This case has become a treasure trove of internal memos describing Microsoft's internal business practices of the last ten years.
An anonymous reader writes: Michael Geist reports
that U.S. Senators Dianne Feinstein and John Corwyn have written an angry
letter to Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper to complain about
alleged Canadian movie piracy. The Senators rehash discredited
claims about the extent and impact of camcording, bizzarely taking
credit for the elimination of camcording in the U.S. due to their
Espectr0 writes: "Crack group PARADOX has cracked Windows Vista. It works by exploiting a 'feature' that allows bigger OEM's like ASUS to include their own version of Vista that doesn't require activation.
Also, crack crack group Pantheon has included an OEM Emulation Driver, that virtually allows any kind of board to run this version."
Arun Jacob writes: "The NYT has an interesting article — Using the Web to Get the Boss to Pay More — on online tools that can help in salary negotiations. Link here (Free registration required).
To summarise, the article talks about the websites that provide information on standard compensation packages for your position and role. Using this information, it should be easier to negotiate your pay with a fact-based approach rather than "feelings-based" approach. The sites profiled are — Salary.com (Data available only for US) Payscale.com (International)"