Motley Fool: Microsoft Does Lindows?
Feb 24, 2004, 19:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rick Aristotle Munarriz)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"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..."