Game Over for Sony and Open SourceSep 01, 2009, 18:35 (0 Talkback[s])
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"The one glimmer of hope for the company was the PS3. Now, that might seem relevant to business users, but Sony's decision to allow other operating systems – like GNU/Linux – to be installed on the PS3 turned what seems a rather specialised piece of kit into something rather splendid: a really low-cost supercomputer. Indeed, if you needed really high-end computing, the PS3+GNU/Linux combination was probably the cheapest way to achieve this.
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