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  • Microsoft Will Scream Under Satya Nadella [View article]
    My gawd how many employees does the Nokia devices division have? Looks like they have needed this downsizing for a while. Don't blame Microsoft.
    Jul 18 09:55 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • At This Point PS4 Is Looking The Winner Over Xbox One [View article]
    Developers will follow the royalties and the royalties are getting protected by Microsoft. Remember - Microsoft is a software company first and foremost. They understand the need for DRM. Gamestop must be terrified. They are about to become irrelevant.
    Jun 17 05:10 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • At This Point PS4 Is Looking The Winner Over Xbox One [View article]
    Great article about how Microsoft and the Xbox One are the long term winners over PS4. Too many uninformed people and gamers (two different categories) screaming non sense in the forums. This article will give you a much better idea of what Microsoft is attempting.

    http://bit.ly/11KZaFA
    Jun 17 04:59 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry 10 Demand Estimated At 1.5 Million Units Per Month [View article]
    Shouldn't they have been in testing and production before it launched? 80 days after launch and still in "testing" is not a very reassuring message.
    Jun 8 08:39 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • More Proof That Microsoft Needs Nokia For Windows Phone Project [View article]
    For the one thing they need to compete with Google:MAPS
    Apr 9 07:51 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • More Proof That Microsoft Needs Nokia For Windows Phone Project [View article]
    Interesting analysis. Thank you. Nokia is clearly targeting every level of customer they can. From the low end Asha line to the upcoming Lumia 928. As their customers are able to afford better phones, hopefully they will remain brand loyal to the House of Nok.
    And you are absolutely correct in pointing out that Nokia is, for all intents and purposes, Windows Phone now. If Nokia were to be bought by, say, Samsung it would deal a devastating blow to Microsoft's smart phone presence. I wonder what fail safes are in place to prevent such a scenario?
    Might be an interesting subject for a hypothetical scenario article ;-) Imagine the repercussions in Espoo, Seattle and Seoul if Samsung announced they had just purchased Nokia.
    Samsung would be able to break away from Google, Microsoft would lose almost all of their market share and Nokia Maps and Location services would all go to Samsung.
    I hope the folks in Seattle have thought of this and prepared against it as much as is possible.
    Apr 9 06:15 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • How Microsoft Is Breaking The Windows Siege [View article]
    I don't think I'll be using a Nexus 10 tablet at my desk anytime soon. There are tablets and then there are computers and then there are computer tablets like Surface. Or like my Samsung ATIV Smart PC. Is it a tablet? Is it a laptop? It's both. But it is a totally different class of tablet than an Android tablet or an iPad. Can you supply any projection graphs that are based on operating system vs. hardware configuration that might show a different trajectory for enterprise usage by 2017?
    Mar 21 04:12 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Google Might Have Decided To Put Amazon.com Out Of Business [View article]
    And Amazon just lets counterfeiters run rampant? How prevalent is that scenario? I would love to know your source for that. It seems like whenever you get cornered on a detail of your "analysis" you pull some strange factoid out of thin air.
    Mar 13 11:28 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Google Might Have Decided To Put Amazon.com Out Of Business [View article]
    But you just said above that Amazon has less than 100 distribution centers. So which is it? Does Amazon distribution not include their brick and mortar partners or does that type of counting only apply to Google Shopping Express partners? Amazon could offer same day delivery thru their partners as well. And I think they have a helluva lot more experience with internet meets brick and mortar retail logistics than Google. And what kind of person would rather sit at home and wait for the Target guy to show up with that coffee maker you just ordered vs. going to the store and just buying the damn thing?
    Mar 13 10:53 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Nokia Will Probably Launch Android Phones [View article]
    If they bought Nokia they would have access to Here.com and all of the Nokia mapping technology. Not to mention all of the patents. This is the only piece of the puzzle they are missing that keeps them from going "Amazon" on Google and Android. If they bought Nokia they could leave Google's Android and create a viable competitor to Google and Microsoft.
    Mar 13 02:23 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Nokia Will Probably Launch Android Phones [View article]
    Maps. It's the one thing they need to compete with Google.
    Mar 13 09:48 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Nokia Will Probably Launch Android Phones [View article]
    Doesn't anyone else think that Samsung will buy Nokia?
    Mar 13 09:02 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Nokia Will Probably Launch Android Phones [View article]
    Why not?
    Mar 13 05:50 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Nokia's Low-End Lumias Aren't All About Money [View article]
    The same company that makes the Lexus also makes the Corolla. Nokia is thinking very long term here and that is an excellent business plan.
    Mar 5 04:48 PM | 6 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Nokia Is On The Rise [View article]
    Nokia is poised for a nice, steady upwards march. There is a reason Toyota makes the Corolla. One day those customers may be able to buy a Lexus. Consumer brand loyalty is everything. And Nokia has one of the most loved brands in the world (outside of the US). They are the ONLY company that has the mapping data to compete with Google, they are probably going to report better and better earnings for each quarter, their Siemens division is profitable, they own a LOT of important telephony patents and they are most likely going to land more and more enterprise contracts and replace Blackberry for third place in the "BYOD to work world". Having Office baked into the OS, along with Nokia Here along with Xbox along with Carl Zeiss camera technology (they also make space telescopes btw) along with Skydrive and then wrap it up in their modern and eye catching designs and I think you have a competitor that can go head to head with Samsung and Apple all over the planet.
    And - both Apple and Nokia have moved away from Samsung manufacturing so it may become more and more difficult for Samsung to "emulate" their technology as quickly as they have been.
    Mar 4 07:43 AM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
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