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DesertBlade (741219) writes "The GOP have reached out for expertise on the problems on healthcare.gov. Their person of choice, is the equally unique McAfee, from the antivirus make, Belize murder, laying low in Portland fame. While I agree the site was overpriced for what we received, but is McAfee is the right expert to handle brief Republicans on the issues?" Link to Original Source top
DesertBlade (741219) writes "Ubuntu's founder Mark Shuttleworth praises the new Windows 7. He is looking for a good fight with the new windows especially in the laptop market. My experience with Windows 7 that it is better than Windows Vista, but pretty much every other OS is too." top
DesertBlade (741219) writes "After two weeks of WTF interruptions to my normal commercials, Microsoft pulled the plug on the Seinfeld campaign. It cost the giant $300 million and I personally think the agency Crispin Porter + Bogusky truly did not help them.
DesertBlade (741219) writes "Looks like the new Windows Server 2008 website is up. But, it seems to link over to the new Apple Air. Check it out at www.WindowsServer2008.com. You think Microsoft would have had that domain." top
DesertBlade (741219) writes "With all the talk of Apple's multitouch, what is the next step? Microsoft and Mitsubishi Research have a prototype of Lucid a multitouch that interacts from the back of the screen. While still early and a little bulky, it does have potential. Could this interface be the next 'big' thing for handhelds?" top
DesertBlade (741219) writes "According to a study conducted by VG Chartz the Wii is the fastest selling console ever. Since it's rlease it has been out selling Xbox360 2 to 1. It is now the next gen console champ with worldwide sales of 10.6 million, compared to 10.5 million xbox 360s. Sony has a pitiful 4.3 million sold. While the Xbox and PS3 try to be a media center being able to play DVDs and Bluerays the Wii focuses on being a gaming platform for the masses." top
DesertBlade (741219) writes "Looks like Mulder and Scully will be re-uniting on screen in X-Files! Since Mulder left the show was never the same. Mulder, I mean Duchovny, is expecting to recieve the script as early as next week." top
DesertBlade (741219) writes "France Government officials are no longer allowed to use BlackBerries fearing that the US can snoop government secrets. Are these risks real or just unfounded. What will they ban next, cell phones, computers or talking. Maybe they like most of slashdot they are waiting for the new iPhone and just needed an excuse to find a way to pay for them." top
DesertBlade (741219) writes "You think everything you read about Microsoft is real, but it's not. Meet a group of rebellious Microsoft bloggers who are looking for the truth, and won't let anything get in their way. Welcome to the Microtix." top
DesertBlade (741219) writes "The CEO of Cartoon Network has resigned over the bomb scare. Turner ended up paying over 2 million in restitution and the city of Boston coming to a stand still over some lite brites. I for one do not want to live in a glass box being scared of everything, and with governments over reacting just fuels the fear. Are we becoming scared of our own shadow?" top
DesertBlade (741219) writes "Looks like the Wii is out to a great start. Standard & Poor's equity analyst Clyde Montevirgen said "Nintendo Wii won the launch phase." Microsoft sold only 607,000 Xbox 360s, Sony sold 687,000 PS3s (debatable whether shipped = sold) and Nintendo sold 1.1 million since launch. Will Nintendo Wii catch the 360 10 million units, or will it surpass PS2 100 million unit record. Only time will tell." top
DesertBlade (741219) writes "Besides being the two richest people of the world, Bill Gates and Warren Buffett can now eat free at Hooters. They still have to pay for their drinks. Some people have all the luck." top
DesertBlade (741219) writes "Bloomberg is reporting that Microsoft considered an Apple/Ipod partnership before it released it's own MP3 player the Zune. Microsoft was displeased with thier current MP3 players partnerships on the market, notably Creative and Dell. The article then goes into talking about anti-trust lawsuits. It also mentions Allchin who was heading Longhorn as saying "I would buy a Mac today if I was not working at Microsoft."
If this Apple/Microsoft partnership was formed how would this have changed the Microsoft and Apple dynamics?" top