Count on the chattering classes to get it wrong. If I had a nickel for each time some expert or another weighed in over the years with a prediction of doom for Microsoft or Intel, I'd be kicking it in the Bahamas right about now.
There has been no shortage of upstarts, touted at one time or another, as can't-miss candidates to upset the computing world's constellation of forces over the past 30 years. All got bloodied for their trouble.
But have you noticed? As 2009 gets under way, it just seems the new year's outlook … Read more