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$200 laptops break a business model

Jan 27, 2009, 09:03 (1 Talkback[s])
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"Linux has proved popular as well on a new crop of smarter devices -- be they phones, TVs or set-top boxes -- that have captured software developers' imaginations. The new products they build will undoubtedly challenge the status quo.

""Companies like Intel, Qualcomm and Texas Instruments that make chips for these devices are hiring Linux talent as quick as they can," said Jim Zemlin, executive director of the nonprofit Linux Foundation. "They know the future is netbooks and mobile Internet devices.""

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