Tag Archives: Microsoft

Uncle “Bill’’ Wants You…

Yes I know technically its Steve Ballmer that’s running Microsoft while Uncle Bill has decided to step back and spend some of his money.  Yet you know he’s still there and Uncle Bill for some reason in the title sounded … Continue reading

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So Who’s a Bully…

Well as we’ve waxed here in the past, our book purveying friends at Barnes and Noble claims that our good friends in Redmond Washington being Microsoft have over 60,000 patents!  What makes this even more interesting is that fewer than … Continue reading

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Death by Patent…

As the venerable book seller Barns & Noble has launched a letter to Gene Kimmelman, the DoJ’s chief counsel of competition policy, arguing that by demanding patent royalties for Android devices, “Microsoft is attempting to raise its rivals’ costs in … Continue reading

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Microsoft is Now a Third Class Company, Sort Of…

With the hot heels of Apple whipping past the energy giant Exxon Mobil to become the most valuable business in the world, there appears to be another shakeup a bit lower on the radar screen which isn’t getting as much … Continue reading

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Is Android Dead…

Yes you read the title correctly, is the beloved little green “Bot” known as Android headed to the scrap heap to be recycled like yesterdays soda cans?   Well for starters it’s clear that  89% of all tablet traffic is from … Continue reading

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Trade Marking Gone Too Far…

Seems as the world has gone corpora crazy by saying let’s Trademark every word in the English language so no one can use it or better yet, lets do it so we can start a secondary market for words much … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s Days Are Numbered…

What with HP’s new chief executive Leo Apotheker telling the Bloomberg news agency in an interview that WebOS would also be installed, in addition to Windows, on every PC HP ships starting in 2012? Appears he believes the idea will … Continue reading

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