Lindows Backs Out of IPO

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Lindows announced Wednesday that it has postponed a previously announced IPO (initial public offering) of its common stock due to adverse market conditions. Lindows Inc., which is the process of changing its name to Linspire...

Court Allows Lindows to Keep Its Name

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In a case that could have forced Linux vendor Lindows to change its business name worldwide, a Netherlands court ruled this week that Lindows' current limited use of the Lindows name does not violate Microsoft's...

Ruling clears way for Lindows trial

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Linux software maker Lindows said Monday that an appeals court had turned away an appeal from Microsoft in the two companies' ongoing trademark spat, setting the stage for a trial later this year. ...

Microsoft, Lindows face off in Dutch court

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Microsoft and Lindows faced off in a Dutch court Tuesday over allegations the Linux operating system company infringed on the Windows trademark. Microsoft's lawsuit, which seeks a fine of more than $100,000...

Lindows Preps for IPO Despite Setbacks

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Lindows Inc., fresh from changing the name of its flagship product, is preparing to go public as it struggles to earn a profit. The San Diego-based company on Tuesday filed an initial...

U.S. Lindows Judge Proposes Compromise

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The battle between Lindows.com Inc. and Microsoft Corp. over the Lindows trademark took an interesting turn today when U.S. District Judge John Coughenour in Seattle proposed a deal in which Microsoft can proceed with an...

Microsoft, Lindows Head Back to Court

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Lindows.com and Microsoft will argue their sides in the latest twist of a prolonged, international trademark battle before a Seattle judge on Wednesday. Lindows says that U.S. District Court Judge John C. Coughenour has granted...

Lindows in need of a new name

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After being forced to stop selling Lindows in The Netherlands earlier in the week, Lindows CEO Michael Robertson is now asking his users to come up with a possible temporary name that could be used...

Lindows Seeks to Stop Microsoft's Foreign Lawsuits

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Besieged in Europe, where it recently has had to cease doing business in the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg, Lindows.com Inc. has submitted a motion to the U.S. District Court in the Western District of Washington...

Lindows Concedes Name Game to Microsoft in Benelux

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Lindows.com Inc., a maker of low-cost computers running Linux software, on Friday said it had halted operations in the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg in the latest round of its cat-and-mouse legal battle with Microsoft Corp....

Lindows can use its trademark (for now)

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The US District Court in Seattle has ruled in favour of Lindows.com on key legal issues in the company's dispute with Microsoft. Lindows.com will be able to keep its trademark until the final decision in...

Lindows bundles OS with free calling

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Lindows.com on Tuesday released a new version of its operating system meshed with Internet telephony technology created by company CEO Michael Robertson. LindowsOS 4.5 comes with Session Initiation Protocol, or SIP, technology that allows PC...

Microsoft takes Lindows fight to Sweden

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Microsoft has opened another European front in its war to get Lindows.com to change its name. The company has won a temporary restraining order which prohibits Lindows.com from use of the marks "Lindows", "Lindows.com", and...

Microsoft, Lindows scrap over claims site

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Microsoft has demanded that Linux seller Lindows.com take down a Web site that offers to process customer claims from the settlement of a California class-action suit against the software giant. In a...

Lindows wants MS to pay up the full $1.1B

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Lindows.com announces MSfreePC, a web service designed to help Microsoft customers process their settlement claims from the $1.1 billion settlement Microsoft has agreed to pay. MSfreePC Offers Consumers 'Instant Settlements' From $1.1 Billion Microsoft Settlement...

Lindows drops Netscape for "another" browser

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I just knoooooooow its IE :D "Michael Roberts, the CEO of Lindows, has told customers that future plans for LindowsOS include dropping the Netscape 7.0 browser in future versions, to be replaced with...

Lindows breaks off on its own

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Lindows on Monday unveiled the latest version of its low-cost operating system aimed at bringing Linux to the masses. The release of LindowsOS 3.O marks the first time the company is selling its software as...

Lindows 3.0 Announced. Anyone?

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Thanks to our very own xpfreak for letting us know For those of you who are subscribed to the lindows mailing list, you may have seen the below announcement in your inbox....

Lindows for Tablet PC?

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So it would seem, gents, so it would seem :(. When will these people learn that we dont want their imitiation rubbish... "Imagine an Etch-A-Sketch size computer on the front of your...

AOL says no way to Lindows PC

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AOL Time Warner has distanced itself from a deal announced last week which will see its Netscape 7.0 browser installed as the default Web software in the Lindows.com operating system, calling the announcement "misleading". ...

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Lindows 2 Review

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The Linux community has been buzzing about LindowsOS since its original announcement over a year ago. With Michael Robertson, founder of mp3.com, at the helm, it was heralded as a Linux that could seamlessly run...

Lindows 2.0.0 Released

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Thanks oki...LindowsOS 2.0 offers a whole new interface and user experience with a tremendous amount of optimized functionality. LindowsOS is designed to work better in every business and home. Lindows 2.0.0 features, among other things,...

Lindows plans flat-fees for OEMs

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Linux distributor Lindows.com Inc is to introduce a flat-fee licensing plan to computer manufacturers for its forthcoming LindowsOS operating system. In order to increase the number of original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), system...

Lindows Keeps Name, Finalizes Second Preview

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In a potentially striking blow to Microsoft's "Windows" trademark, U.S. District Judge John Coughenour issued a preliminary ruling late Friday stating Lindows.com may continue using the Lindows name despite efforts by Microsoft to prove it...

Lindows moves to head off Microsoft

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Lindows, a start-up developing software that would let many Windows programs run on Linux computers, this week released legal papers designed to head off Microsoft's efforts to thwart the product. In December,...

MS filed lawsuit against Lindows

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Microsoft asked a court on Thursday to stop a Linux start-up from using a name the software giant contends infringes on the Windows trademark. (I think I've heard someone said that this is going to...

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