Microsoft's campaign with anti-Google coffee mugs might seem like something new for the Redmond company, but the truth is that Linux fans have been doing it for years with the same kind of messages. Following the same path of unoriginal ideas (see how Ubuntu-like logos are popping in Microsoft products), the developers of Microsoft have started a campaign against Google and its practices.
Once upon a time, Microsoft was the favorite target of malware developers. As Microsoft improved the defenses in its software, though, cybercrooks moved on to easier pickings. Adobe was a prime target for a while, but Adobe followed Microsoft's lead and made its software more secure as well.
Summary: SCO and Microsoft bear many similarities right now, with layoffs, dead software assets, and lawsuits against Linux (demanding royalties) as an area of strategic focus which replaces actually producing real, competitive products
SCO/Caldera was once a UNIX force, but Linux blew its socks off and Linux is now doing the same thing to Microsoft, which suffers many layoffs and resorts only
It seems as if most people are for OpenSource but against any other form of distribution/development. For example, Microsoft maintains ownership of the software that they sell on store shelves. No one owns a copy of Windows except for Microsoft. Well, good for them, but when Microsoft's products be ...
It's now April 8th, and Windows XP is now end of life and no more updates from Microsoft.
BBC News - Windows XP users face end to Microsoft support
"Support for the venerable Windows XP operating system ends this Tuesday.
It means that there will be no more official security updates and bug fixes for the operating system from Microsoft.