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____/ RonB on Saturday 31 January 2009 22:45 : \____
> On Sat, 31 Jan 2009 16:28:25 -0600, Roy Schestowitz
> <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> The trolls here rarely talk about embedded (nor do they respond to
>> threads about the vast success of Linux in this vast area).
>> Trolls that Microsoft employs street the discussion towards
>> "computer=desktop" territories and "market share=preinstalls/revenue"
> That's true, but when Windows CE, Windows Mobile... and whatever other
> names they called it by, first came out -- each time -- those in the Media
> would spew the usual "now Windows will get the market share" claptrap. Of
> course they forget all that when, yet again, Microsoft's product goes bust.
> But your point is valid. How many puff pieces have we seen on Zune lately?
Microsoft and Gates own a lot of media.
Apropos, from the new:
Front Group King Rick Berman Gets Blasted by his Son David Berman
"Berman has long been the front man through which corporations have
aggressively attacked their opponents without leaving fingerprints. Known to
his own friends and enemies alike as "Dr. Evil," Berman has perfected the art
of setting up non-profit "charitable" groups to advance corporate interests."
~~ Best of wishes
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