Stuff.NZ: When Users Come First
Jun 03, 2004, 04:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Herman)
[ Thanks to Jason
Greenwood for this link. ]
"There are few company names as misleading as Microsoft's, and
anyone with knowledge of its products will tell you the world's
largest software company does not do small.
"From its cash on hand and investments ($76.1 billion in 2003)
to its global market dominance (about 90 per cent of all desktops
run Windows) to its reputation for creating bloatware (software
that overburdens system resources by using too much RAM and disk
space, especially when compared to rival products) to its
chairman's personal riches (more than $62.11b in 2003), Microsoft
epitomises the American passion for big..."