Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 20th Sep 2013 23:33 UTC

Speaking at Microsoft's financial analysts meeting today, CEO Steve Ballmer was refreshingly realistic about the company's struggles in smartphones and tablets. "Mobile devices. We have almost no share."

Right. Now that Ballmer himself admits it, can we please settle the discussion? Windows Phone has been a failure up until now.

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RE[4]: The 2 Ecosystems Rule
by ricegf on Mon 23rd Sep 2013 10:13 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: The 2 Ecosystems Rule"
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But mobile hardware has been advancing rapidly. It's possible that once hardware evolution slows to a crawl, the OS market stabilizes and newcomers hit an increasingly steep barrier to entry.

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