Much has been made of the persistently large market share of users and businesses continuing to run Windows XP, despite three newer generations of Windows OSs (Vista, 7 and now 8). This market share is estimated at over 40% worldwide, according to NetMarketshare.com’s October report. The continued “success” of...

So here’s the deal. My buddy Marc and I made a bet a year or more ago and I need your help to make my $500. He basically bet that by the summer of 2011, I would not be able to name 10 (just ten) companies in the Fortune 500 who are officially using or seriously considering using Windows 7. By seriously considering, he...