Microsoft has worked hard to get the bad guy.Now they can sue Linux and no one is really upset (see David Berlind and Adrian Kingsley-Hughes).
The pace YouTube has adopted the rules is impressing (see TechCrunch).
The Zune gets a lot of controversal press. See e.g. Russel Shaw or Larry Dignan.
See also a funny report about the installation Odyssey at Engadget.
Donna Bogatin is again complaining about Gmails privacy.
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Nicholas Carr writes about the mainstream media entering the Top 100 (according to the State of the Blogosphere from David Sifry).
Maybe the Blogosphere is like the Dark Matter. It's hard to see it. But it's there and it determines the universe.
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The openess of Microsoft gives us a lot of freedom to get rid of all the old stuff we bought from them (see George Ou). But maybe it needs a more euphemistic wording: ZOFA
The Microsoft-Novell-Deal got a huge response in the blogosphere.At least 9 bloggers on ZDNet posted about this story: Mary Jo Foley, Ryan Stewart, Dana Gardner, Josh Greenbaum, Mary Jo Foley again, Ed Burnette, Marc Wagner, Mitch Ratcliffe, Paul Murphy, John Carroll (and I don't think this list is comprehensive).
Nobody knows whether this deal is good or bad for one of them or both.
Time will tell.
(Addendum, 2006-11-08: For more details see a new post from Mary Jo Foley).
The Podnoses-Quiz of the week.
Jonathan Schwartz was on the Oracle OpenWorld Conference (see his blog) and also talked about open source Java (see InfoWorld). Maybe it will be there on Christmas.
(This is the third epsisode of the Jonathan-Schwartz-Series. See also The Schwartzbox and The FreakEO).
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