Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 18th Jul 2013 22:12 UTC
Microsoft The Verge, reporting that Microsoft lost almost a billion dollars with Surface RT, in this quarter alone. "At the end of the day, though, it looks like Microsoft just made too many Surface RT tablets - we heard late last year that Microsoft was building three to five million Surface RT tablets in the fourth quarter, and we also heard that Microsoft had only sold about one million of those tablets in March." That's catastrophically bad.
Permalink for comment 567429
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
RE: Comment by Nelson
by toast88 on Fri 19th Jul 2013 07:22 UTC in reply to "Comment by Nelson "
toast88
Member since:
2009-09-23

Weren't you the one here who was constantly claiming that Surface was selling like crazy and that the numbers look promising and that Microsoft is doing everything right herp de derp?!?

Microsoft and people like you should finally understand: No one wants Windows on their tablets and no one wants a mutant Windows which doesn't know whether it's a tablet or desktop operating system.

This whole strategy from Microsoft is just hopelessly flawed and if they don't finally realize that, they're gonna die like the other big players like Commodore, Atari, digital and whatnot.

http://www.businessinsider.com/windows-monopoly-is-getting-destroye...

Reply Parent Score: 4