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Old 05-09-2005, 09:20 PM   #1
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a great read on MS and Linux and the future of things to come


http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/4508897.stm

check that out. for once a real news media is publishing some hard FACTS and taking some good hits at MS while at the same time showing some good insight on what could/might happen.
 
Old 05-09-2005, 09:44 PM   #2
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Yup, I saw that on OSNews.com earlier. Read it, liked it, linked to it on my blog. Definitely worth the read
 
Old 05-09-2005, 11:58 PM   #3
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GOOD read.
Can't wait for the follow-up.
These guys seem to have done their homework.
 
Old 05-12-2005, 10:23 PM   #4
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Part 2: How Microsoft plans to beat its rivals

Get it while it's hot
 
Old 05-13-2005, 03:41 AM   #5
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Part II = FUD...

M$ can't beat Linux,... only push off the enivitable...
 
Old 05-13-2005, 06:26 AM   #6
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I feel part 2 to be very pro-MS compared to the first part. It's almost like the author suddenly switches sides.
 
Old 05-13-2005, 06:30 AM   #7
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Hmmm....
I didn't really get that feeling.
The second part felt more like it was written in the style of "And this is how they think about it at MiicroSoft."
Not like it was the author's personal view.
But then again : I could be off by a mile or some...
 
Old 05-13-2005, 07:18 AM   #8
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meh, could be me as well
 
Old 05-13-2005, 07:57 AM   #9
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Quote:
Originally posted by Firn
I feel part 2 to be very pro-MS compared to the first part. It's almost like the author suddenly switches sides.
I think the author was just trying to give both sides of the story. I agree that part 2 had more of an MS slant, but you could have guessed that from the titles:

Part 1: The assault on software giant Microsoft
Part 2: How Microsoft plans to beat its rivals

And I think MS might just have a chance of winning if they take the consumer electronics market. Not because their technology is good, but if they can force it into every device we own and make us dependent on Windows, it would be pretty hard to shake them loose.

Now, I don't think that will happen, but that is MS's current strategy.
 
  


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