CNNMoney: Microsoft Bows To EU Ruling, Long-Brewing Industry Trends

Report on Microsoft’s decision that they will not further appeal the EU’s ruling, including a statement by Andy Updegrove.

NYT: Microsoft Is Yielding in European Antitrust Fight

Steve Lohr reports on Microsoft’s statement that it would not challenge the EU’s decision and includes commentary by Dan Kohn.

MSNBC: EU Decision Sees Narrower Window for Microsoft

Richard Waters covers the fall out from the EU ruling and Microsoft’s claim that they have made efforts to open up their Windows desktop software, including commentary by Dan Kohn that Microsoft is simply working to delay interoperability with rival software as long as possible.

TechWorld: Linus Torvalds in the hot seat

Peter Moon interviews Linus, highlights include Linus’ view on Microsoft and the adoption of Linux in the private sector.

Linux Journal: Linux Foundation Announces Third Annual Survey

Justin Ryan covers the announcement of the LF’s Desktop Linux Survey.

Tectonic: Linux desktop survey to guide developers

James Archibald encourages readers to take the LF Desktop survey stating that the survey gathers information from users to help pinpoint areas of developer focus that will aid in the global adoption of Linux desktops.

Linux Magazine: What does the Linux desktop really need?

Joe “Zonker” Brockmeier reports on the LF’s Linux Desktop survey and gives his suggestion on priorities for the Linux desktop in 2008.

SeattlePI: Microsoft touts own economic impact

Todd Bishop reports on Microsoft’s claim that it is responsible for generating a substantial amount of economic development and employment across the world, but focuses on Jim’s view that it is important to not overlook the economic benefits of open-source programs.

DesktopLinux: Linux Foundation to begin third annual desktop Linux survey

Steven Vaughan-Nichols covers the LF’s announcement of the desktop Linux survey being conducted October 17th through November 30th, 2007.

The Oregonian: Open source all about free and freedom

Mike Rogoway’s Q&A with Jim Zemlin leading up to GOSCON.

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