Rivals Report Boost from Microsoft’s Browser Ballot (NewsFactor)

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http://linuxbizz.com – NewsFactor - Mozilla and Opera Software say they are seeing an uptick in demand for their browsers in the wake of Microsoft’s launch of a choice ballot in Europe. Mozilla CEO John Lilly told The New York Times over the weekend that more than 50,000 Firefox downloads have already occurred via direct links from the new choice screen that the European Commission mandated last year as part of its antitrust settlement with Microsoft. (more here…) Related items Motorola Releases Two New Android Smartphones (NewsFactor) Victoria expands Linux e-voting roll-out (ZDNet Australia) QNAP Expands Business Series with New 4-drive TS-459U-RP and TS-459U-SP Rack Mounted Turbo NAS Servers (PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance) The newbie’s guide to hacking the Linux kernel (Linux Today) Victoria expands Linux e-voting rollout (ZDNet Australia) (General)