Synchronizing system time, Kubuntu/Windows dual bootview story

http://www.kubuntuforums.net – I'd love to be able to get rid of my Windows installation altogether, but for now, due to the needs of my business, I have to keep an up-to-date Windows installation on my primary office PC. (HowTos)

VirtualBox -- Mac OS X instead of Windows?view story

http://www.kubuntuforums.net – I'll soon be installing VirtualBox. The main reason I still use Windows is because of a few applications that are not available for Linux which don't run well under WINE. One is Final Draft, a word processor specifially designed for writing screenplays and stage plays. The Linux offerings for script writing programs just didn't cut it. (HowTos)

IBM Hardware Furloughs: Blame Cloud Computingview story

http://thevarguy.com – IBM's U.S. hardware business is set to furlough employees. Blame cloud computing -- and IBM's inability to sell off its x86 server business to Lenovo or another buyer. read more (IT news)

Will Microsoft Suffer Atari's Fate?view story

http://thevarguy.com – Today's Microsoft Windows business looks and sounds a lot like the Atari 2600 video game business of 1983. Does that mean Microsoft will suffer Atari's painful, tragic fate? read more (IT news)

While We're Trying To Follow His Game Of Checkers, Jeff Bezos Is Playing Chessview story

http://techcrunch.com – A few years ago, I just didn’t get it. I couldn’t for the life of me understand how a company like Amazon could operate, let alone flourish. I spent the majority of my time following Apple, a company which in many ways was the antithesis of Amazon. Apple was all about huge margins, big profit. Amazon seemed to avoid profit like the plague. The more razor-thin the margin, the better. (IT news)

Jeff Bezos To Acquire The Washington Post For $250Mview story

http://techcrunch.com – Yes, you read that right. (IT news)

What Did Bezos Actually Buy?view story

http://techcrunch.com – Jeff Bezos, not Amazon, is dropping $250 million in cash to purchase the venerable Washington Post. But it’s not only the paper that Bezos is picking up for his quarter billion. (IT news)

Fail Week: When The U.S. Government Knocked On Tim Draper's Door About That $6 Millionview story

http://techcrunch.com – It’s said that history is written by the victors — or at least, by those who empathize with the victors — so it makes sense that much of the press coverage about the tech industry concentrates on the big wins instead of the losses. But the truth is that the business people best known for being “successful” have also had their fair share of failures along the way. (IT news)

Meet Tastemade, The YouTube Network For Food Loversview story

http://techcrunch.com – As YouTube networks go, there are some that are designed to attract talent from all over the spectrum, and then there are those which focus on specific verticals. (IT news)

The Series A Crunch Is Over. Consumer Internet Is Back, Baby!view story

http://techcrunch.com – Adam Rifkin is co-founder and CEO of PandaWhale, an online network of interesting things and people. You can find him on Twitter at @ifindkarma Remember exactly a year ago when I said that Facebook will be fine but Zynga won’t be? Turns out I was right. Remember three years ago when Naval Ravikant of AngelList and I declared that Twitter was massively undervalued? Also correct. (IT news)