Linked by Eugenia Loli on Fri 14th Jul 2006 04:00 UTC, submitted by Nicola D'Agostino
OSNews, Generic OSes "What is the world's most widely used operating system?" The answer is in an interesting Linux Insider piece about ITRON, 'a Japanese real-time kernel for small-scale embedded systems' that runs on a lot of "mobile phones, digital cameras, CD players and other electronic devices."
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RE: Hmmm
by Cloudy on Fri 14th Jul 2006 06:05 UTC in reply to "Hmmm"
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Now we know who to blame for the Microsoft monopoly

Not that simple. The TRON project had already started losing credibility in the US because of its failures to meet its AI goals, and Microsoft had already had more than 10 years of growth by '89.

Besides, the US government intervened several times in that timeframe in favor of the US supercomputer industry, and none of those companies still exist. (Yes, I know, someone is using the Cray name, but CRI is long dead.)

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