June 26, 2003

Flipping the Switch: Linux's new popularity may hurt Apple more than Microsoft

In the latest of his legendary keynote stage shows, Steve Jobs kicked off Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference this morning in San Francisco by
showing off the company's speedy new aluminum G5 desktop Mac. But while listing the new machine's impressive specs, Jobs left out a related,
eye-popping statistic: Business Week columnist Alex Salkever dropped the bomb last week that next year, "Linux should pass Apple in market share for
desktop operating systems on computers."

Link: slate.msn.com


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