Sun accuse Microsoft of ‘patent terrorism’

ZDNet Australia are reporting that a Sun executive James Eagleton has accused Microsoft of 'patent terrorism' over their recent deals with, among other companies, Linspire, Novell and Xandros.

"What we're seeing though now can be loosely described as patent terrorism, where people are using their patent horde as a threat," said James Eagleton, systems product manager for Sun Microsystems. "It's almost like a cold war stand over tactic ...

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KIO - the killer app for KDE

I am a KDE user, if you haven't already guessed and today I thought I would share what really sells KDE for me and makes me use KDE as my desktop environment. First of all, I have no problem with GNOME, I think it is also an excellent desktop environment and has many good features, but with what I use my Linux box for, I think I would go ...

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eyeOS - the open source web desktop

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With more and more stuff moving over to running on the web these days, and with emerging 'web desktops', it's about time we strayed from our normal desktop Linux territory and took a look online.

eyeOS is a project that bills itself as an open source web operating system. It includes a desktop and several applications that run inside your browser window and allows you to do various things ...

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