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January 26, 2015
by sjvn01
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Microsoft: The open-source company

Microsoft has long used open-source software, like the BSD code behind its original TCP/IP network stack, they just didn’t admit it. That was in Bill Gates’ day. It’s a different story today. Recently , Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said that … Continue reading

November 10, 2014
by sjvn01
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Say hi to Windows 8.2 — er, 10

Windows 8 is quite possibly the worst desktop operating system that Microsoft ever released. Since Windows 8 is going up against such all-time flop-a-doodles as Vista and Windows ME, that’s saying something. And it’s not just me saying that. The … Continue reading