“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.Read more at X-bit Labs
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.