Linked by David Adams on Fri 12th Aug 2011 03:50 UTC
Microsoft Microsoft no longer thinks Linux poses a threat to its desktop Windows business. Directions on Microsoft's Wes Miller pointed out via Twitter how Microsoft has changed the boilerplate "Competition" section in its last two annual financial filings with the SEC.
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No more a competitor
by spiderman on Fri 12th Aug 2011 06:17 UTC
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Microsoft has learned to profit from linux via patent trolling. They've learned through they recent successes that they can troll and profit from linux just as much as from their own product, or even more.
Therefore linux is no more a thread but a new cash cow instead.

Edited 2011-08-12 06:17 UTC

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