08.25.20

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Microsoft Dying After the Crisis: According to StarCounter, GNU/Linux Market Share Grew 15% During Lock-Downs (on Laptops/Desktops)

Posted in Bill Gates, GNU/Linux, Microsoft, Windows at 5:32 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

Also see: Microsoft’s Share in Web Servers Rapidly Falls to Just 4.5% (Falling More Than 5% in a Single Month)

Wear Mask Now or Later: Microsoft, April 2020; Microsoft, August 2020

Summary: Microsoft laid off about 5,000 employees during lock-downs and its last remaining source of pride, the desktop/laptop monopoly, is shaky; Android, which has Linux in it, has grown this past month to 39.06% of the overall market (as measured by Web usage; on mobile alone it’s 75%)

THE media likes citing a Microsoft partner as an authority on “market share” (ignoring most of Microsoft’s biggest rivals, including Android and ChromeOS). That helps promote the illusion that Microsoft somehow still commands 90% of “the market” (which market? Laptop preinstalls excluding Chromebooks?).

When the media is heavily bribed by advertisers it is expected to project a misleading picture that better serves its “customers” (like advertisers), so we end up with this ludicrous idea (stigma) that “Linux” is miniscule and insignificant. Of course it never mentions GNU. No bribes for the media from the FSF… as for the Linux Foundation, it markets only itself, not Linux (based on the IRS filings).

“Aside from all the layoffs, which Microsoft did not report or barely reported (including in Azure, which Microsoft insists has a bright future while refusing to disclose financial performance), there’s also market erosion.”We’ve taken some time to research and to plot the above. This is the kind of thing Microsoft does not want its shareholders to see. Aside from all the layoffs, which Microsoft did not report or barely reported (including in Azure, which Microsoft insists has a bright future while refusing to disclosure financial performance), there’s also market erosion. In mobile, in servers, in desktops/laptops.

But worry not! Microsoft has a plan. It has liaised with the Mafia to steal other companies' business, by means of political extortion.

During the US lock-down (just hours after it began) Bill Gates formally left Microsoft to focus on vaccine monopolies instead. The Mafia already passes him taxpayers' money for exclusive contracts.

This really sums up what Microsoft always was: a monopolistic Mafia that has nothing to offer but bribes, including bribes for the media.

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