Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 14th Sep 2012 22:30 UTC
Intel You'd think this sort of stuff belonged to the past - but no. Apparently, Microsoft is afraid of Android on its Windows 8 tablets, because Intel has just announced that it will provide no support for Linux on its clover Trail processors. Supposedly, this chip is "designed for Windows 8". What?
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by jigzat on Sat 15th Sep 2012 16:39 UTC
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One of those discussions that ignites the rage of millions, there is the fact that GNU/Linux has been is and will be a HACK, so basically GNU/Linux has to adapt itself to any hardware condition out there whether the hardware companies document it's hardware features or not, so there is nothing new here.

Windows is moving towards ARM also OSX so Intel is playing nice with it's mayor clients (Microsoft and Apple) and right now Android is a threat to both of them not because is Free-Open-Libre but because is Google's weapon for domination.

Google domination from my point of view is really really bad for consumers like me who hate advertising and is really bad for software developers like me because users are beginning to ask why do developers charge money for software when a big company like Google has so many free products and services (real life case)

Edited 2012-09-15 16:39 UTC

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