DesktopLinux: Must Linux Buy its Way Onto the Desktop?
Feb 09, 2006, 00:15 (15 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)
[ Thanks to Steven J.
Vaughan-Nichols for this link. ]
As you may know, Google is close to making a deal with Dell in
which the search giant will get to preinstall its software package
on Dell PCs. What you may not know is that Google may be spending a
billion dollars over three years for the privilege.
"For cash-rich Google, it's a cheap price to pay to cut
Microsoft off at the knees by getting pride of place on about 33
percent on all new US desktops..."