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Re: Apple Feels the Domination of Linux

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____/ bbgruff on Tuesday 22 Nov 2011 23:03 : \____

> On Tuesday 22 November 2011 22:39 Roy Schestowitz wrote:
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>> Android's lead over iOS hits 2x mark on mobile ad network
>> http://news.cnet.com/8301-1023_3-57329439-93/androids-lead-over-ios-
> hits-2x-mark-on-mobile-ad-network/?part=rss&subj=latest-news&tag=title
> Ah - right - and hence the frenetic trolling here, the accent on "Linux on
> the desktop", and the singular lack of mention of how our Redmond friends
> are doing in "the post PC era".
> Let's just check those figures:=
>    Android  56%
>    iOS      28%
>    RIM      13%
>    Symbian   1%
>    Windows   1%
> <quote>
> Google's mobile platform grabbed 56 percent of all ad impressions on the
> network last month, double iOS's 28 percent share, figures that include both
> smartphones and tablets together. Android has been the leading mobile OS on
> Millennial Media's network for almost a year now.
> Among the rest of the pack, RIM's BlackBerry OS took home a 13 percent
> share, leaving 1 percent each for Nokia's Symbian, Microsoft's Windows
> Phone, and a range of other mobile platforms.
> </quote>

And let's remember *trends*. In every area including HPC Linux keeps gaining.
Microsoft won't leap above 1% in mobile or HPC... it's more likely to just
go extinct or carry on burning a hole in Microsoft's pocket, which already has billions
in /borrowed/ and /shareholders'/ money.

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