Posts made in August, 2015

Microsoft Windows Phone: A 20-year retrospective of a meandering mobile strategy

By on Aug 1, 2015 in Mobility Strategy | 0 comments

Microsoft’s $7.6 billion-dollar write-off of its investment in Nokia and planned layoff of 7800 employees — mostly from the phone manufacturing division — has been big news these past two days. What’s less remembered is Microsoft’s 20 year mobile technology journey that led to this point. Before, we wander down that path, however, let me make it clear that I understand that announcements are about the Windows Phone hardware group and not the Windows Phone operating system group. The Windows Phone platform continues to move forward. Though, with Microsoft’s phoneArticle source:...

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