So they are turning to another type of bit farm. They've been farming MMO's for years, not much of a difference I can see here.
Where's Gartner been? Slow news day? The question is, what jobs are going to be safe in the digital age?
This is what happens when you don't listen to the community. I had been in an out of this distro for years. What attracted me to it was its ease of use and pretty graphics. What drove me away is very little worked and each patch level would bring a whole new round of troubles.
Microsoft's mantra is well known. Embrace, Extend, and Extinguish as first introduced in the United States v. Microsoft antitrust trial when the vice president of Intel, Steven McGeady, testified that Microsoft vice president Paul Maritz used the phrase in a 1995 meeting with Intel to describe Microsoft's strategy toward Netscape, Java, and the Internet. Same old evil Microsoft.
Simply vote with you're wallet. When we refuse to buy that repackaged sequel goo the companies will respond by giving in to our demands or see their precious green evaporate in their quarterly earnings statement. But I fear there are too many who will blindly bite on the company hype line...but wait there's more! What would it hurt to not purchase say Halo x?
Everyone knows M$ has been caught more than once copying functionality of other OSs and suspected many more times. You think they might actually create something now?
The edge of our universe is the cell membrane, which is why it registers as background radiation. Other galaxies are just atoms that make our cell composition up. We are nothing more than part of a larger organism. You know that feeling you get when you feel like you are under a microsocpe? Maybe you are...