CIOL: Microsoft tightens hold on PC

Microsoft and Phoenix Technologies Ltd have tied up to more closely integrate the basic building blocks of the PC with the Windows operating system. (full story)

My spin: I wouldn’t say this is scary news but two points a) aligning the “PC” operating system with the BIOS, for me brings some privacy concerns b) does this mean if your computer “crashes” you’ve now got more headaches to deal with since “Windows” is tied into the BIOS?