Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 25th Feb 2009 10:17 UTC
Microsoft Microsoft's CEO Steve Ballmer had some interesting things to say yesterday about which companies Microsoft sees as its competitors in the client operating system space. You'd think Apple was their number one competitor - and you'd be wrong. Microsoft sees two other competitors as their primary adversaries.
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Not everything has a keyboard & monitor
by DRIQ on Wed 25th Feb 2009 19:29 UTC
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I live in New Zealand. The university here teach students three years of Java Programming, but not the OS.
In contrast, Chinese universities teach their students Linux, BSD, and programming fro devices and appliances. I visited China recently, and was amazed what they are doing. A lot of BSD development in progress. Why? they said it is limited by the memory of the device or appliance, even a Linux kernel is too big. That is the reason why they use BSD.
The moral of the story. If you don't see a keyboard and monitor, it does not mean it is not running an OS.

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