If I base my start-up business on Microsoft technologies, I've instantly put myself in hock for 300 Windows Server licenses.
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Matt Baxter-Reynolds is a mobile software development consultant and technology sociologist based in the UK. His latest book -- "Death of the PC" -- is available on Amazon now.
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