Source: The Wall Street Journal
quote: What do you do with multithreading support on a single core device or with SD card support on a phone that has none?
quote: Very simple reason, actually. It had everything to do with the settlement terms Microsoft reached with the US Department of Justice in the previous decade. There was an entire oversight board installed at Redmond that can dictate what can/not go into its products - it effectively hamstrung whatever MS wanted to do on a whim.That oversight board expired around this time last year.