TechWeb: The top stories that didn’t happen in 1998

NT’s conquest of UNIX is the #7 “didn’t happen” story–Guess
what stopped it?

What Didn’t Happen?

  1. Apple Hires CEO
  2. Dozens Of Domain Names
  3. TV Tuners In Computers
  4. Portals Slay AOL
  5. The Rise Of Thin Clients
  6. Entertainment: The Killer App
  7. NT 5.0 Rolls Over Unix

    “Part of the difficulty here was… It’s tough to win with a
    product that’s hardly in beta. But the rest of the story is the
    gains made against Win NT by… Linux.”