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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RE[3]: Nonsense.
by ilovebeer on Mon 9th Jul 2012 06:05 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Nonsense."
ilovebeer
Member since:
2011-08-08

That said, the 20/1 ratio is probably accurate. M$ is still a desktop monopoly, but they could have been so much more by now.

Thanks god they failed

What do you think Microsoft has failed at exactly? Are you unaware of how deeply involved they are in our education system, goverment, and even military? Microsoft caters to consumers like you and I, but they have a whole other side to their business and it's massive.

It gets old hearing people ramble about how Microsoft is finished, when they couldn't be farther from the truth. They aren't going anywhere any time soon so you may as well get over it.

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RE[4]: Nonsense.
by Elv13 on Tue 10th Jul 2012 02:11 in reply to "RE[3]: Nonsense."
Elv13 Member since:
2006-06-12

They failed to integrate computers deeper in our life. All they did in integrate themselves deeper in our life. There is a huge difference

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RE[5]: Nonsense.
by zima on Sat 14th Jul 2012 04:00 in reply to "RE[4]: Nonsense."
zima Member since:
2005-07-06

Which other computers were better at integrating into our life, and how?

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