Will Google and Linux make Microsoft yesterday's company

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Apr 17, 2006 8:45 AM EDT
iTWire; By Stan Beer
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Back in the mid 1980s, it would have been hard to imagine anyone breaking the IT market dominance of the mighty IBM. Big Blue was seven times as big as the number two player. Then along came Microsoft, changed the rules of the game and usurped the throne. Now along comes Google and the open source movement and the rules have changed again. In an era of open source, web services, wireless connnectivity and converged communications, can Microsoft maintain its market grip going forward?

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What world do some of these tech writers live in? number6x 3 880 Apr 17, 2006 7:31 PM

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