"...many different systems fight it out -- until one or two standards emerge. [...] this was the case with the personal computer and is now happening in the market for smartphones and other mobile devices. It is still too early to call the winner(s)..."
25 March 2012
Platform Wars ~ History of Emergent Standards
The Economist spotlights earlier Asymco post and data by Horace Dediu and Jeremy Reimer about the history of personal computer adoption as Platform Wars...