Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 9th Oct 2012 22:01 UTC
Microsoft Steve Ballmer's annual letter to shareholders makes it very clear Microsoft is at a point of no return - and in the middle of a transition into a hardware company. "This is a significant shift, both in what we do and how we see ourselves - as a devices and services company. It impacts how we run the company, how we develop new experiences, and how we take products to market for both consumers and businesses." Line. Sand.
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RE[3]: In plain English
by jnemesh on Thu 11th Oct 2012 15:14 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: In plain English"
jnemesh
Member since:
2008-04-08

Yeah, name one single component that they manufacture for ANY of these devices? Ever seen an APPLE factory? No? Ever hear of Foxconn? Apple manufactures NOTHING. They are a software company with hardware patents, NOT a hardware company.

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RE[4]: In plain English
by Soulbender on Sat 13th Oct 2012 06:02 in reply to "RE[3]: In plain English"
Soulbender Member since:
2005-08-18

They are a software company with hardware patents, NOT a hardware company.


I never said they are a hardware comp[any.

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