Linux, Open Source, & anti Microsoft news

The latest rotten deeds of Microsoft may be found below, mixed within positive Linux and Open Source news.

Sep 2017
19

Microsoft confirms Outlook issues

Microsoft has confirmed that some users of its email service Outlook are unable to send email or access their accounts. Hundreds from around Europe have commented on the website Downdetector that they have been affected by the problem – many since Monday morning.

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Sep 2017
15

KDE is partnering with Purism to create a Linux smartphone

Most people are happy to use Android smartphones. Others love their Apple iPhones. But there’s some folks who really want a free-software smartphone without a trace of proprietary code or firmware. For these folks, Purism and KDE are partnering to create the Purism Librem 5 smartphone.

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Sep 2017
07

Microsoft won’t patch Edge browser content security bypass

Which of Google, Apple and Microsoft think a content security bypass doesn’t warrant a browser patch? Thanks to Cisco Talos security bod Nicolai Grødum, who found the cross-site scripting bug that affects older Chrome and Safari plus current versions of Edge, we know the answer is “Microsoft”.

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