Patents

3-4 years ago I started saying that Patents were the problem, not software patents. For a long time I felt awfully lonely. But now the move to close down the patent system has gone mainstream, articles are even appearing in the Huffington Post.It appears that a lot of other people have reached the same conclusion […]

Microsoft Accounting Changes – Image direct linked from ZDNET

And now Microsoft is playing games with it’s accounting. The right hand column is as reported, the left hand column is how it would look as reported under next years method. What they’ve done is moved certain products to other business units. Note that Client revenue has climbed almost $600,000,000 dollars. Nice. Than note that […]

Patents

3-4 years ago I started saying that Patents were the problem, not software patents. For a long time I felt awfully lonely. But now the move to close down the patent system has gone mainstream, articles are even appearing in the Huffington Post. It appears that a lot of other people have reached the same […]

Microsoft Accounting Changes – Image direct linked from ZDNET

And now Microsoft is playing games with it’s accounting. The right hand column is as reported, the left hand column is how it would look as reported under next years method. What they’ve done is moved certain products to other business units. Note that Client revenue has climbed almost $600,000,000 dollars. Nice. Than note that […]