Daily Archives: June 2, 2008

What is the most popular distro of GNU/Linux?

Over on Practical-Technology, SJVN has stirred this controversy with the headline, “The most popular desktop Linux is…”, and he comes to the conclusion that it is Xandros, based on its use in the wildly popular eee PC. This is a … Continue reading

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Dell reports good numbers, from BRIC

For the first time ever, Dell’s overseas sales accounted for the majority of its revenues. The major contributors to the number two computer maker’s coffers were Brazil, Russia, India and China — dishing out almost 9 per cent of Dell’s … Continue reading

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Enderle Gets a Few Things Right

About competition M$ is feeling these days he correctly observes, “Microsoft has made some but not all of the mistakes IBM made. They have effectively raised prices for core offerings without ensuring that the perceived value has increased – making … Continue reading

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Intel sees the Future

AP has an interesting piece about the insight of Paul Otellini, CEO of Intel: Intel Corp.’s push to create and boost new categories of small, cheap Internet-connected devices is taking the world’s largest chip maker in some unusual directions. It’s … Continue reading

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Dinosaurs Cannot Change

Over on Microsoft-Watch, Joe Wilcox has a pretty good piece with intelligence gleaned from all over (He knows M$.). Here are his points: Windows 7 won’t be much different from Windows Vista. There’s no new kernel or modular design. The … Continue reading

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Bit Torrent Under Attack

Bit Torrent is a distributed file sharing system highly desirable in the GNU/Linux community for sharing the load on servers. Even a small outfit can distribute a huge volume by distributing it via BT. Here is a story about a … Continue reading

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