My present employer I think will survive ...
Red Hat — Stand Alone Or Get Bought?
Shutting down red hat wouldn't work. The developers would just start a "Blue Hat" company and start building a distribution called "sombrero".
False Fact On Wikipedia Proves Itself
A example from Ethiopia:
Notice that Ethiopian orthodox church descents directly from the original Christian church in Judea, it was not brought into the country by west-european missionaries in later ages. They had over thousand years of tradition of painting Christian images without even knowing what white people look like.
Linux Kernel 2.4 Or 2.6 In Embedded System?
or better to stick with the old and proven 2.4?
Linux 2.4 might be "proven" on your old Xscale system, but I doubt anyone else has even _tried_ to use Linux 2.4 on something as new as Atom. Linux 2.4 will also lack support for any of the peripherals of your Atom com module.
Bad Signs For Blu-ray
2) partially true, but dvd's sold nicely even before deccs came out in large and region-free dvd players appeared.
It's not the DRM that's affecting blu-ray sales. The suggested future replacement for blu-ray, internet distribution is even more DRM-affected.
It's the price of blu-ray content that is keeping BR away from massess.