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Friday, May 25, 2007

Fun with Friday's headlines

And this week, I turn my sarcastic eye towards ZDNet. Or is it CNET? It's hard to tell. I'm sure there's an important difference.

Dell officially does Wal-Mart; more partners?
Um, yeah. They already announced that, actually.

Putting lipstick on a canceled PDC pig
Hey, Vista is still new to most people!

Apple patch batch fixes 17 Mac OS X vulnerabilities
That Apple has patched about 150 OS X security bugs since Vista launched seems to be lost on most people.

ActiveX flaw project hits Microsoft Office 2000
Next up: A little-known WINS flaw in Windows Me, released the same year.

Flawed Symantec update cripples Chinese PCs
Explain how that's different than normal Symantec software.

Is Google failing the Microsoft litmus test?
Yeah, Google is actually making Web services that people use.

Google Developer Day sneak peek
A look at products and services Microsoft will be announcing two days later.

Net taxes could arrive by this fall
Or they could not. It will be one or the other.
(And yeah, the wishy-washy headline is my favorite kind of headline.)

Analyst: New MacBook Pro a ‘near certainty’ at WWDC
It's a slam dunk! (OK, I know I did that one last week too.)

Microsoft says has all it needs for ad business
Failing is apparently an option.

Enthusiasts progress with plans to resurrect Windows ‘Longhorn’
If you think it sucked in 2003, wait until you see how bad it is now.

Novell to detail Microsoft patent pact
Ironically, Microsoft was violating 235 of Novell's patents.

Is Vista helping boost PC sales?
Are you there God? It's me, Vista.

The 'Tesla' of scooters
I'm still waiting for the 'Scorpions' of scooters, but thanks.

And finally...

Five crucial things the Linux community doesn't understand about the average computer user
They were the guys giving you wedgies in high school.


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