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Source: USA Today
In an exclusive interview with USA TODAY reporters, Microsoft founder and chief software architect Bill Gates shares his thoughts on controlling spam, competition from Linux, how Windows will evolve, software for wristwatches, what's worthwhile in life and whether Microsoft is boring.
The security industry has spoken out on Microsoft's advances into the anti-virus market, suggesting, almost with one voice, that the software giant may manage to make in-roads into the desktop market, but should give up now on any hopes it may harbour of becoming a dominant player in the enterprise market.
Source: ZDNet UK
A group says it can run Linux on Microsoft's Xbox, and will make this technique public if Microsoft refuses to consider an official Linux boot loader
A group of Xbox-security researchers say they have found a way to run Linux on the Xbox games console without a mod chip and will go public with the technique if Microsoft won't talk to them about releasing an official Linux boot loader.
Source: Computer Weekly
The threats of massive digital disruptions and other forms of cyberterrorism are real, but the effort to defend against those attacks means Americans need not give up their right to privacy, said Microsoft chairman Bill Gates.