The other day a reader got in touch with me wanting advice on a question of ethics. I have the individual's permission to post the following so that you can share any thoughts or comments that you might have on the issue.
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I'm getting a lot of feedback over a report by Canadian software company, Blaze Software, who have pitted Android against the iPhone in web browsing tests and claim that Android is significantly faster than the iPhone.
Yes, I'm on Facebook, although somewhat reluctantly. I use it to communicate with essential friends, colleagues, business contacts and my small band of loyal followers. No, I don't play FarmVille. I Don't have Happy Aquarium. And no, I won't help you with your mafia problems.
Yesterday Apple CEO Steve Jobs announced that he was taking another medical leave of absence, and within moments the blogosphere erupted into a cacophony of noise. But one statement seemed to rise above the overall noise more than others - Apple can't survive without Steve Jobs.
Apple has paid compensation to a South Korean over the iPhone tracking scandal that came to light earlier this year.
Stallman: "Steve Jobs, the pioneer of the computer as a jail made cool, designed to sever fools from their freedom, has died."
Good changes, but it's a shame that Google TV is dead in the water.
If my email inbox is anything to go by, the credit crunch could be just what open source has been waiting for.
Open source "weakens the software industry and undermines its long-term competitiveness" says lobby group
Most people think of open source software as a good thing. If nothing else, it's an option available for those who don't have the resources available to take the commercial route. But there are elements who believe that open source is a bad thing. A very bad thing ... for big business.
Apple's iPad OS licensing agreement shows that users will only get one free major OS upgrade and will have to pay for any further upgrades.