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NuroSlam

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Microsoft Bailout 1/1/2010?
« on: September 17, 2009, 11:30:55 AM »

Microsoft Windows, the operating system which has dominated desktop computing for decades, is in danger of collapsing, according to analysts at Gartner.

Microsoft's flagship product, which runs the vast majority of the world's PCs, has become so bulky and ill-equipped for the challenges of modern computing that it risks becoming obsolete, a pair of senior analysts at Gartner have said. .................
http://technology.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/tech_and_web/article3730534.ece
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Re: Microsoft Bailout 1/1/2010?
« Reply #1 on: September 17, 2009, 11:46:15 AM »

Don't hold your breath.  Microsoft has been putting billions into R&D, and some of their recent products have been very good.  They're also diversifying, so the OS will no longer be the single leg that's holding up the company.
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Re: Microsoft Bailout 1/1/2010?
« Reply #2 on: September 17, 2009, 04:42:34 PM »

Umm, not really?

That is some pretty nutso conspiritard stuff right there.
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Re: Microsoft Bailout 1/1/2010?
« Reply #3 on: September 17, 2009, 04:57:11 PM »

I'd say Microsoft forgot to make their scheduled payoff to Gartner.

No other reason I can imagine for Gartner to write anything negative about Microsoft, whether or not it's supported by the facts.
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