Motley Fool: Microsoft Does Lindows?
Feb 24, 2004, 19:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rick Aristotle Munarriz)
Desktop-as-a-Service Designed for Any Cloud ? Nutanix Frame
"When Michael Robertson wanted to create an operating system
that merged the best of open source Linux with the popularity of
Microsoft Windows, the name Lindows seemed a natural--but was it
"Robertson may not care. It wasn't long ago that the founder of
MP3.com bucked the system to grow his popular indie music site,
launching a Beam It feature that allowed folks to listen to their
CD collection virtually. You would insert a prerecorded music CD in
your computer, MP3.com would recognize it and allow you to stream
MP3.com's copy at will. It was a service that promoted convenience
over the lengthy uploading process at music locker sites..."