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Re: Amazon tablet 'will launch in October'

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____/ Chris Ahlstrom on Friday 15 Jul 2011 11:15 : \____

> Roy Schestowitz wrote this copyrighted missive and expects royalties:
>> ____/ Goblin on Friday 15 Jul 2011 08:22 : \____
>>> This has got to be good news for Microsoft who come October will have
>>> another revenue stream to tap into when they threaten Amazon with legal
>>> action.
>>> http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/amazon/8638461/Amazon-tablet-will-launch-in-October.html
>> You beat me to it. :-)
>> Avoid anything "Linux" from Amazon. The company is just servicing the
>> Washington neighbours from Redmond.
>> Nook is free and its maker is actively fighting Microsoft, even 'leaking'
>> evidence to show what a thug Microsoft is (and regulators should take notes).
> That news led me to look closer at the NookColor, though in the end the
> convincing factor was an article in Linux Journal (from Bill Childers, IIRC)
> about how hackable the NookColor was.

Supporting Nook is now supporting a case against Microsoft extortion.

> I like it.  Even running off a Class 2 SDHC microchip, it is fast enough.
>> Kindle seems to be the only e-Reader Microsoft extracts money from (and
>> the thing about those readers is, they are running Linux almost every
>> time).
>    "We are all about the deal."

Microsoft deals a blow..

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