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Submission + - Apple vs. Microsoft By The Numbers (computerworld.com) 1

CWmike writes: "It's a matter of opinion which company makes the better operating system or is likely to grow its smartphone market share. But numbers don't lie — or exaggerate. A little less than a year ago, Wall Street reached a Microsoft vs. Apple milestone: for the first time, Apple's corporate value surpassed Microsoft's. What has happened since? With Apple due to report its latest quarterly earnings on Wednesday — Microsoft reports its numbers next week — we look at some recent numbers, as well as data over time."
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Apple vs. Microsoft By The Numbers

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  • This was definitely an interesting article, but they neglect all the Linux goodness out there, way more Linux servers than anything else, a Linux kernal powered phone has more than the iPhone or Windows phone, and the Linux Desktop is getting really slick. Unfortunately I can answer my own question in that Linux is not monetizing like Apple or Microsoft. And it is a really sad thing to because commercial software could be made for Linux but so often many people are against paying for software, which is no

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