Is Microsoft Targeting Linux Through Tom Tom? Oh Please...
Mar 04, 2009, 16:33 (21 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rob Enderle)
"I could argue that the current market conditions likely are
contributing to this greatly, as companies that once volunteered
their people's time are finding it harder to do that due to
layoffs, budget cuts and a renewed focus on that magic word
"Linux has always seemed strongest when being attacked by
Microsoft, and it clearly is missing that strength this year.
"TomTom, which hasn't exactly been an open source poster child,
has a problem, too. Unlike other companies in this space that have
licensed navigation technology from Microsoft, it chose not to.
That can be a dangerous path with any Fortune 50 technology
This is classic Enderle--ed.
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