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Microsoft hopes to invalidate Apple's "App Store" trademark in Europe too (TUAW.com)

May 13th 2011 5:30AM "Of course, the obvious question to Microsoft is that if "app store" is generic, why isn't "Windows?"

Why do people keep spreading this. They traded marked the term "MICROSOFT Windows" not just "windows".

In a sane world Apple may trademark "APPLE App Store"

The term App probably was made famous by old DOS users when directories/folders only had a 8 character limit so users would created folders like "Apps" "Utils" etc.

Doesn't matter if you dislike Microsoft it sets a bad precedent when companies can start owning common phrases and words.

Microsoft hires linguist in 'App Store' dispute with Apple (TUAW.com)

Mar 31st 2011 7:00AM Did Microsoft trademark the word "Windows" or the term "Microsoft Windows?"

Apple can trademark "Apple App Store."

I can't open a store called "Shoe Store" and then sue all the other shoe stores for describing their stores as shoe stores, I hope....

Please let sanity prevail.

Opera 11 will feature standards-based extensions (Download Squad)

Oct 14th 2010 10:14AM Five years late Opera. five years late.

Diaspora's "open Facebook" source code riddled with security issues (Download Squad)

Sep 17th 2010 11:29AM Wow and here I thought the idea behind "open source" was to hide all the bugs and security holes away from the people that are trying to find them and fix them for you......

Mozilla fixes startup bug, Firefox auto-updates are go! (Download Squad)

Sep 16th 2010 1:02PM Chrome auto updates. Firefox "auto" updates are painful.

Voice calling coming soon to Gmail? (Download Squad)

Aug 25th 2010 8:34AM As a heavy user of Google Talk desktop in a work environment (100+ users) web clients don't cut it.

If I am inside another program how does the web app inform me of a call?
If I look at my taskbar now I have 10 open programs, Google Talk stands out and it takes 1 click to get to it,(also specific conversations are shown) the web version requires me to open firefox, then open the gmail tab, then only do I see google talk.
I can't force auto start as a policy on the web version for all my users, the desktop client auto starts(and auto login!) for all my users. I need to be able FORCE stuff on people.
The Google Talk desktop client is the smoothest IM client I have ever used, the web client is clunky.

Google is wrong I am afraid. Native apps still kick ass and I predict it will for another 5 years.

Up to 20% of Android apps could be spyware (Download Squad)

Jun 24th 2010 10:30AM smobile = Complete Mobile Security Solutions for Business and Personal Use.

/me shakes head

Norton says: As many as 30% of all website may contain malicious links. Buy our new link scanner.

HelloMovies helps you quickly find what movies to watch (Download Squad)

Jun 3rd 2010 12:48PM Didn't expect much as these sites are a dime a dozen but in 5 minutes I have found 2 new movies I need to go watch.

Google announces WebM open media format, wins web video wars (Download Squad)

May 20th 2010 8:46AM "TheNextWeb is even reporting that Microsoft will support WebM in Internet Explorer 9."

IE9 requires that you install a separate plugin to be able to view it, the whole idea is that it should be supported natively much like your browser can natively view png, gif or jpg images.

The time has come for me to say goodbye to Facebook too (Download Squad)

May 17th 2010 12:24PM I deleted mine last week. I am not even getting all worked up or hyped up about this. I just don't trust them and I really don't want my company people seeing any of my weekend shit. (or my parents for that matter)