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Microsoft Wants to Make Something Out of Nothing to Fight GNU/Linux

Mar 09, 2009, 17:02 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Roy Schestowitz)

"I've been playing with one of many new systems that are hitting the market which allow the user to quickly boot the machine and go directly to a small version of Linux rather than wait to load Windows. [...]

"Until now, the average computer user has been ignoring this trend. But the economic conditions and the emergence of powerful inexpensive computing has to make people rethink the Microsoft proposition.

"If Intel can provide users with powerful little systems for $99 and has been pushing prices lower and lower over the years, why can't Microsoft? Intel makes elaborate hardware in billion-dollar factories. Microsoft stamps out a disk.

"This discrepancy has to end soon."

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