When One Linux Project Wins, All Linux Triumphs
Jan 11, 2010, 18:03 (0 Talkback[s])
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"To say there was a lot of Linux news coming out of CES last
week was an understatement. As I watched the morning TV shows
present their inevitable
"look-at-what-the-nerds-have-made-this-year" segments from the CES
floor during the event, I had the distinct pleasure of turning to
my family many times and proclaiming: "See that? Runs Linux."
"It was difficult to contain my enthusiasm. Between Android,
Moblin, and other embedded Linux news, it was clear that free and
open source software maintained a large presence in Las Vegas--to
the point where traditionally hyped players like Apple and
Microsoft were left out in the desert cold.
"How bad was it? Try this: the HP Slate computer with which
Steve Ballmer showed off Windows 7 during his Jan. 6 keynote
address? It turns out that HP is apparently already planning an
Android version of the exact same device.
"So much for Redmond's market exclusivity."
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- The gPhone, Hardware And All(Jan 07, 2010)
- Why Nexus One is bad for Linux(Jan 07, 2010)