November 15, 2012

Does Microsoft Stand a Chance in Mobile?

Jonny Evans, Computerworld

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Microsoft clearly hopes that its deep pockets and strong position in the existing PC market will help it take a stake within the top three OS players, though its results so far mean it has a long way to go before it meets even Ballmer’s least optimistic target figure of 10 percent. However, the company’s slow evolution within mobile so far means there’s a threat Microsoft will forever play follower to the Android and iOS lead. Though I’d be open to being surprised.

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TAGGED: Windows Phone, Smartphones, Microsoft


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