Belarus firm ships two Linux-based controllers

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| The device runs a modified version of embedded Linux. A Linux driver for FRAM
| memory connections to the CPU's SPI interface was partially integrated into
| the main Linux kernel branch, says Promwad.
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http://www.linuxdevices.com/news/NS2884928897.html


Recent:

Feeling the heat at Microsoft

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| A couple of years ago you reiterated that IBM was Microsoft's biggest
| competitor and you said not just on the business side, but overall. If I ask
| you who is Microsoft's biggest competitor now, who would it be?
|
| Ballmer: Open...Linux. I don't want to say open source. Linux, certainly have
| to go with that.
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http://www.news.com/Feeling-the-heat...tag=ne.fd.mnbc


Microsoft's SEC:

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| A prominent example of open source software is the Linux operating system...
| To the extent open source software gains increasing market acceptance, sales
| of our products may decline, we may have to reduce the prices we charge for
| our products, and revenue and operating margins may consequently decline.
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http://www. microsoft.com/msft/SEC/default.mspx