Microsoft's Red Scare - IBM's PC to China with Linux Loaded?

Posted by TxtEdMacs on Jan 27, 2005 3:51 AM EDT
CNN - Business 2.0; By Erick Schonfeld
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MS's nightmares: the sale of IBM'S PC unit could result in it switching from Windows to Linux in what is projected to be the world's largest market for PC's. Moreover, Intel could become a victim too if the new company switches over to the PPC, which runs Linux quite nicely. Furthermore long term there could be a general lessening of any need for MS software. One should note, however, there are already noises about "Home Land Security" and DOD vetoing the sale.

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