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Microsoft's business model is done

Mar 09, 2009, 15:02 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by John C. Dvorak)

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"I'm going on a trip. I shut down everything in my office. The car service just arrived. I realize that I forgot some confirmation number I need. I cannot wait forever for a computer to boot just to go on the Web to look up the number. The instant-on feature of these new systems lets me get on and get off the computer in less than a minute. I'm on my way.

"This is just pure convenience, and Microsoft has got to be taking notice, since this entire subsystem is a Trojan Horse (like the original one, not the computer virus type). What it is doing is introducing people to Linux and its desktop capabilities"

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