Microsoft strikes back at Linux netbook push
Jun 02, 2009, 17:03 (6 Talkback[s])
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"Shih said, "Frankly speaking ... I would like to
apologize that, if you look at Asus booth, we've decided not to
display this product. I think you may have seen the devices on
Qualcomm's booth but actually, I think this is a company decision
so far we would not like to show this device. That's what I can
tell you so far. I would like to apologize for that."
"What the heck does he have to apology for? This wasn't some
put-together at the last minute skunk-works project that never
should have been seen by the public eye. This was a system that,
from all reports, could have gone into production immediately."