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Linux beats Microsoft

10 Apr

Two decades after Linus Torvalds developed his famous operating system kernel, the battle between Linux and Microsoft is over and Linux has won, says Linux Foundation Executive Director Jim Zemlin.

With the one glaring exception of the desktop computer, Linux has outpaced Microsoft in nearly every market, including server-side computing and mobile, Zemlin claims.

“I think we just don’t care that much [about Microsoft] anymore,” Zemlin said. “They used to be our big rival, but now it’s kind of like kicking a puppy.”

via Bashing Microsoft ‘like kicking a puppy,’ says Linux Foundation chief.

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Posted by on April 10, 2011 in business, economy, education, technology, think

 

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