Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 16th Apr 2013 16:37 UTC
Windows Microsoft's Terry Myerson, corporate vice president of Windows Phone, talks about the competition. "With iPhone, I sense that it's running out of steam. With iOS, [Apple] just added a fifth row of icons. Android is... kind of a mess. Look at Samsung - there's clearly mutiny going on. The only OEM making money off of Android is Samsung." There's truth to all these statements, which makes it all the more surprising that Microsoft appears to be unable to properly capitalise on them. Sure, WP appears to be doing well in a few select markets, but by no means the kind of success Microsoft and (Nokia) was banking on. Microsoft will pull through. Nokia on the other hand...
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RE[3]: Comment by Nelson
by Bill Shooter of Bul on Wed 17th Apr 2013 11:29 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by Nelson"
Bill Shooter of Bul
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I think that specific phraseology belies more than just the normal apprehension when a product is being launched to an uncertain market place. Rather, it conveys a more desperate situation where things are objectively not what was planned. Where a large marketing push and several revisions of the idea have failed to garner marketshare. Its looking for a break in the clouds, or a storm cellar while a menacing F5 tornado bears down on your position. That's when you look for a sign of hope.

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