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Google's Bing envy; Open source MS Money; Judging Palm Pre [TECH UPDATE]

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Cloud computing and open source face-off

Cloud computing and open source face-off Dion Hinchcliffe: The writing's on the wall: The cloud computing industry will use open source as leverage for a new generation of proprietary platforms-as-a-service, very much like the established Web 2.0 services have used open source platforms to capture and create lock-in around data.

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Google missed a marketing turn with the 'decision engine' thing

Google missed a marketing turn with the 'decision engine' thing Larry Dignan: Does Google have Bing envy? In a new report, co-founder Sergey Brin is so rattled by the launch of Microsoft's rival search engine that he has assembled a team of top engineers to work on urgent upgrades to his Web service. Is the search giant running scared over Microsoft's search marketing blitz?

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Microsoft: Money just wants to be free

Microsoft: Money just wants to be free Jason Perlow: Microsoft is abandoning its personal finance software, Microsoft Money, after over 16 years of development and marketing. But why abandon perfectly good software when it could be released to the community as an Open Source project?

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Is our love for Palm clouding our Pre judgement?

Is our love for Palm clouding our Pre judgement? Matthew Miller: As a Palm user since 1997, I believe the Palm Pre is a good start with many great aspects. But it's a year behind the Apple iPhone and several months behind the Android platform. As longtime Palm users, are we looking at Palm through rose-tinted glasses?

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European regulators, Opera weigh in on Microsoft's Windows 7 E plan

European regulators, Opera weigh in on Microsoft's Windows 7 E plan Mary Jo Foley: Neither the European regulators nor Opera, the company which originally filed the antitrust case over browser-bundling against Microsoft in 2007, is completely keen on Microsoft's proposed, self-inflicted remedy. But the European Commission did like the bulk of Microsoft's solution.

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How mad are iPhone customers at AT&T? The ways are counted!

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