iTWire: Will Google and Linux Make Microsoft Yesterday's Company
Apr 18, 2006, 01:45 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stan Beer)
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"Back in the mid 1980s, it would have been hard to imagine
anyone breaking the IT market dominance of the mighty IBM. Big Blue
was seven times as big as the number two player. Then along came
Microsoft, changed the rules of the game and usurped the throne.
Now along comes Google and the open source movement and the rules
have changed again. In an era of open source, web services,
wireless connnectivity and converged communications, can Microsoft
maintain its market grip going forward...?"