Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 9th Jul 2012 02:01 UTC
Microsoft "Analyzing one of American corporate history's greatest mysteries - the lost decade of Microsoft - two-time George Polk Award winner (and V.F.'s newest contributing editor) Kurt Eichenwald traces the 'astonishingly foolish management decisions' at the company that 'could serve as a business-school case study on the pitfalls of success'."
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Comment by shmerl
by shmerl on Mon 9th Jul 2012 02:53 UTC
shmerl
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2010-06-08

What goes around comes around. It's a poetic justice, that a company with abusive market practices and monopolistic goals will eventually loose ground. And if you want to put a different perspective to it - Ballmer is not Gates at all.

Edited 2012-07-09 02:54 UTC

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RE: Comment by shmerl
by skeezix on Mon 9th Jul 2012 14:50 in reply to "Comment by shmerl"
skeezix Member since:
2006-02-06

By that measure, Apple should be going down the tubes any day now :-)

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RE[2]: Comment by shmerl
by shmerl on Mon 9th Jul 2012 16:17 in reply to "RE: Comment by shmerl"
shmerl Member since:
2010-06-08

Time will come and it'll go down.

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RE: Comment by shmerl
by lucas_maximus on Tue 10th Jul 2012 02:05 in reply to "Comment by shmerl"
lucas_maximus Member since:
2009-08-18

Even Linus says that "Microsoft Hatred is a disease", oh well.

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RE[2]: Comment by shmerl
by shmerl on Tue 10th Jul 2012 15:52 in reply to "RE: Comment by shmerl"
shmerl Member since:
2010-06-08

Linus also says nonsense, while being reasonable other times. Microsoft didn't repent yet, to be respected.

Edited 2012-07-10 15:53 UTC

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