Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 26th Jul 2012 00:28 UTC
Games Valve's Gabe Newall on Linux and Windows 8: "We want to make it as easy as possible for the 2500 games on Steam to run on Linux as well. It's a hedging strategy. I think Windows 8 is a catastrophe for everyone in the PC space. I think we'll lose some of the top-tier PC/OEMs, who will exit the market. I think margins will be destroyed for a bunch of people. If that's true, then it will be good to have alternatives to hedge against that eventuality."
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RE[4]: Interesting but wrong
by BushLin on Thu 26th Jul 2012 18:17 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Interesting but wrong"
BushLin
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2011-01-26

I'm not arguing the crux of what you've written but MS only made a $500m loss due to writing off $6bn from a failed advertising venture.

Also, if you're measuring total CPU load across all cores then it's not surprising that your Dad's mostly single threaded software doesn't stress all the cores.

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