"As high tech haltingly emerges from the downturn, the shape of
the new era is beginning to emerge. New technologies, opportunities
and markets are slowly taking shape. And as they do, new corporate
competitors are preparing to battle--perhaps to the death--over
each of them.
"Here are some of my guesses as to the antagonists--and the
"7. Windows vs. Linux
"Time is on Linux's side. Every Microsoft success is cause for a
few more million customers to fear its hegemony. And every
Microsoft failure reinforces competitors' belief that it can be
taken down. Finally, Microsoft is on the losing side of the same
game it played to defeat Apple: The big monolithic dinosaur that
tries to control the landscape inevitably loses to the mob of tiny
heterogeneous mammals that scurry about looking for any and every
opportunity to survive..."
Some of the products that appear on this site are from companies from which QuinStreet receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site including, for example, the order in which they appear. QuinStreet does not include all companies or all types of products available in the marketplace.