Intel-Microsoft dominance could vanish

Posted on Monday, Jan 10 2005 @ 20:09 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
An analyst firm released a report stating that Intel-Microsoft dominance in the PC market may vanish within a few years. It says that Linux and processors from IBM - the PowerPC - are gaining popularity in the next five years.
“We believe that this time the potential threat to the formidable Microsoft-Intel PC duopoly is credible due to a combination of technological discontinuity, major changes in market requirements, and the arsenal of assembled technologies, alliances, and business approaches of another leading firm, IBM,” said Boris Petrov, managing partner of the Petrov Group.
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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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Intel-Microsoft dominance could vanish
by Anonymous on Thursday, Jan 13 2005 @ 04:36 CET
Take a look at http://www.ncolug.org/ppc.htm

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