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05.02.08

Links 02/05/2008: Inconsistent Yahoo Stories; Data Corruption Bugs in SPs of Windows XP and Vista

Posted in News Roundup at 11:49 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

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6 Comments

  1. Google said,

    May 2, 2008 at 12:46 pm

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    IMHO, MS should consider spending more time and money on Windows and Office their main cash cow rather than trying to chase Yahoo/Google :)

    GNU/Linux is getting stronger everyday…

  2. Google said,

    May 2, 2008 at 12:59 pm

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    Its very bad thing to burn up all your cash reserves and go in debt when you have two heat seeking missiles on your tail (Linux/MacOS)

  3. Roy Schestowitz said,

    May 2, 2008 at 1:08 pm

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    They have no choice, but they will be having long-term issues either way. If they can’t catch up with SaaS, they want to kill it (like they did Netscape when they saw potential for Web-based applications in the mid-nineties), but it’s too late this time around,

    Watch how they call their old buddy David Kirkpatrick for damage control.

    http://money.cnn.com/2008/05/02/technology/Kirkpatrick_Microsoft.fortune/index.htm?source=yahoo_quote

    He always glorifies them.

  4. Google said,

    May 2, 2008 at 1:11 pm

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    My advise to Yahoo stock holders – take the money and run !

  5. Google said,

    May 2, 2008 at 1:29 pm

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    Microsoft lately cant even get a service pack out :D

  6. Roy Schestowitz said,

    May 2, 2008 at 8:43 pm

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    Actually, the amusing part of this saga is that they won’t release it because some rather obscure Microsoft software lost compatibility. Rest assured many other programs ‘broke’, but Microsoft doesn’t care about those ‘third party’ pests; if it weren’t its own program, it would just let it be. SP1 of Vista is already guaranteed to break a lot more software and do nothing positive to compatibility (compared to RTM).

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