Daily Archives: March 7, 2012

Server Market

I cannot find good numbers on unit sales of servers. We do have various statements like, “factory revenue in the worldwide server market decreased 7.2% year over year to $14.2 billion in the fourth quarter of 2011 (4Q11). … Worldwide … Continue reading

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Open e-mail to CBC: Apple Does Not Control 70% of the Tablet Market

Today, at 8:35 CT, CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) broadcast the “news” that Apple controlled 70% of the tablet market. On-line, they report 63%. The facts are otherwise: in their SEC filing for Q4 2011, Apple report 15.433 million iPads shipped, … Continue reading

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Choice is Good

I read this nonsense recently: “It’s no wonder that the Linux desktop operating system is not attracting hoards of new users from Microsoft Windows and the Mac OS X platforms. Linux has almost too many desktop choices.” Uh… Are people … Continue reading

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The “Linux” Brand

Part of “Technological Evangelism” according to M$ is to denigrate competitive brands. In the FLOSS world, unfortunately, there is too much of that. One item is the holding down of the “Linux” brand. Two popular examples are Android/Linux and Ubuntu … Continue reading

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