quote: It is a company built and used to market products later in the game, but win with them.
quote: Has Xbox even recouped its R&D and RROD losses yet?
quote: I am beginning to feel like that time when everyone said "Oh, Xbox? That would never beat the Playstation, that thing is awful!"...Excellent products with WELL DEVELOPED AND TESTING TIMES, MS is always an excellent "Long track racer" It is a company built and used to market products later in the game, but win with them.
quote: This all means that the MS must come up with a strategy for how it can make profits, substantial profits, and generate strong ongoing growth in the new mobile markets.
quote: He and Takin pull the same argument about Android. They point out that Android "isn't profitable" for Google, a dubious claim, so therefore the platform is flawed and/or inferior.Forget the fact that Google is a monstrously profitable tech company, and they don't NEED to make money directly from Android.MS doesn't need to make money with WP either.
quote: why did Google spend $12 billion on Motorola? For fun?
quote: Why then is both Microsoft and Google moving into making their own integrated hardware/software products, why is MS endangering it's precious relationship with it's OEMs
quote: why did Google spend $12 billion on Motorola
quote: Mobile advertising may never be a substantial business.