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Tuesday, September 06, 2005

Open Source Skype Alternative?

A new open source project called OpenWengo, now only working on Windows (beta available for Linux and Mac OS-X), may be a big hit, and looks very promising. The Linux version seems fairly stable (but I'm using the exact system and version they recommend [Kubuntu]). Overall it seems like a great idea.

Sunday, September 04, 2005

Microsoft losing it's cool with Open Source?

Recently Microsoft has been getting extremely frustrated (yes, more than usual) at Open Source. Recently Microsoft lashed out at Massachusetts IT Decision. Also, Microsoft CEO Steve Balmer went crazy on google. Here's an excerpt from Slashdot:
I'm going to f*ckng bury that guy, I have done it before, and I will do it again. I'm going to f*cking kill Google.'
I doubt this will help Microsoft's already bad reputation.