Nick Fel (1320709) writes "Apple has been granted a broad patent on the wedge-shaped design of the Mac Air. The design has been copied by most ultrabooks, and their manufacturers are likely starting to feel a little uneasy about the news." Link to Original Source
It appears that PL/I (and its dialects) is, or will be, the most widely
used higher level language for systems programming.
-- J. Sammet