Linked by David Adams on Mon 17th Oct 2011 17:29 UTC, submitted by Debjit
Windows Well, its not official yet, but Microsoft's Windows 7 has now become the most widely used operating system. . . Windows 7 now has a strong 40.21% share of all desktop operating systems around the world whereas, the usage share of Windows XP has slipped to 38.64%. All this happened a couple of days back (in October). The rise in usage of Windows 7 and the drop in usage of Windows XP has been consistent since the time Windows 7 was first launched.
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RE[2]: linux will succeed
by HappyGod on Thu 20th Oct 2011 05:26 UTC in reply to "RE: linux will succeed"
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In the Statcounter breakdown for the BRIC countries, Linux is on life-support.

Ever heard of Android?

It is currently the market leader for smartphones and it did about 60 million activations over the last 3 months. Sure sounds like a strange kind of life support...

In terms of relevance, mobile devices are where you want your growth.

Only Microsoft cares about the desktop. And that's because they have no hope in hell of getting anywhere with anything else.

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