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Microsoft returning Windows to 'the digital dark ages'? (Mozilla argues Windows 8 bans Firefox)
Fox News ^ | 05/10/2012

Posted on 05/10/2012 9:29:59 AM PDT by SeekAndFind

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To: SeekAndFind

No, I haven’t tried the tablet version. I am happy using my tablet with all the factory installed Google stuff.


51 posted on 05/11/2012 8:32:08 PM PDT by Mountain Bike Vomit Carnage (Oh good grief, is that the best you've got?)
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To: Nervous Tick

Why try to make this about Boies? He didn’t initiate the antitrust action, he was responding to the complaint coming from Netscape. Netscape and Bork hardly qualify as ‘socialists’, and Netscape’s case had merit.

Microsoft was using their position as the OS creator to hobble Netscape’s browser. Microsoft had no intention of competing solely on the quality of Internet Explorer versus Netscape Navigator, and they were denying consumers the ability to choose a competing product. If Microsoft had succeeded we would all be stuck with IE.


52 posted on 05/11/2012 9:03:53 PM PDT by Pelham (Marco Rubio, la raza trojan horse.)
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To: I cannot think of a name
 

(Anybody have a calendar for 2063?)

 

Of course. I use Linux. It is built right in.

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53 posted on 05/12/2012 9:46:01 PM PDT by zeugma (Those of us who work for a living are outnumbered by those who vote for a living.)
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To: Pelham
After selling Netscape Navigator to AOL the Netscape crew became Mozilla and built the Firefox browser.

I think that in this context, it's worthwhile to remid everyone of exactly what microsoft did, once they destroyed netscape. Does everyone recall how long microsoft skated along on IE5? Every browser in the world had tabs and many other features for years before microsoft ever bothered to do any enhancements to IE.

I think the biggest problem here is that mocrosoft has a history of abusing their dominant market position to destroy competition, then completely ignore the needs of their customers.

54 posted on 05/12/2012 10:00:27 PM PDT by zeugma (Those of us who work for a living are outnumbered by those who vote for a living.)
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To: FreedomPoster

I had not heard that one, but seeing what Microsoft did to sabotage other software I would not doubt it.

I can’t believe Microsoft was not sued out of existance for doing stuff like that


55 posted on 05/14/2012 9:18:05 AM PDT by Mr. K (If Romney wins the primary, I am writing-in PALIN)
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