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NewsMicrosoft to Windows 10 users: Patch Secure Boot now against 'critical' bug Pin
Kent Sharkey10-Jul-19 7:46
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NewsBetter ways to test with doctest – the fastest C++ unit testing framework Pin
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NewsWhen Microsoft was the tech monopoly everyone loved to hate Pin
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Dan Neely10-Jul-19 2:52
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Joe Woodbury wrote:
What a silly article.
Quote:
“You either fit into their Windows ecosystem or they would attempt to destroy you.”
Yeah, sure.

Then they repeat the nonsense about Netscape, conveniently ignoring that it a) was being given away and b) sucked.

The article also fails to account for two complete Microsoft fails; IE and Phone (as in going from the handheld scanner market to phones.) Aside from other reasons, they just didn't care. I expect Google and Amazon to eventually head down the same rabbit hole.


I could say the same about your comment. You repeat the top level ranting point mantra that IE was the problem; while ignoring that the problem wasn't that IE6 sucked, it got its high 90s percentage market share because it was much better than the buggy unstable POS that was Nutscrape 4.7. The problem was that MS declared victory around the 90% market share point stopped developing IE and disbanded the dev team beyond a handful of people who were chasing security vulnerabilities while first Mozilla and then Google continued developing the web and created browsers that left IE in the dust.
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NewsIBM: ‘Red Hat will still be Red Hat’ after $34 billion acquisition Pin
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NewsYou don’t need a MacBook to become a coder Pin
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NewsRaspberry Pi admits to faulty USB-C design on the Pi 4 Pin
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NewsSerious Zoom security flaw could let websites hijack Mac cameras Pin
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NewsCode with Google Pin
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