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News Archive - February 2008 - News Post

Microsoft bids for Yahoo!; Nokia purchases Trolltech

Sunday 3rd February 2008

Category: News

Two interesting moves in the software market - firstly, Microsoft has bid $44.6bn for Yahoo!, which has prompted plenty of further articles from El Reg:

Secondly, Nokia has snapped up Trolltech, makers of the QT toolkit used in KDE.

In the world of the other major desktop environment, Phoronix discusses eight interesting improvements in GNOME 2.22. Meanwhile, French coppers are going for Ubuntu over Windows, while the public tires of Facebook.


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