In this editorial we are taking a look back on the top ten news-stories of the first half of 2009. We picked up ten stories that were the most read by our readers and which we consider to be important for the future of the computing industry going forward.
Since we are mostly focused on consumer technology, events like Oracle’s acquisition of Sun Microsystems or SGI takeover by Rackable are not covered in this issue. The happenings in the enterprise world are definitely important, however, this particular editorial is about what our readers read more often and what we consider to be important.
In addition to the facts themselves, we decided to add some comments to the information and tried to outline some trends and end results of the covered events. So, let’s proceed to the top 10 news-stories of the first half of 2009 and begin from the 10th. Remember, if you want the full original story, just click on the links.