It was a silly move. Stratechery possibly said it best with an article titled, “The Deal That Makes No Sense“. For their part, Microsoft has taken the initiative to defend the $7.2 billion bid for Nokia by putting out a justification document and having a conference call about it. Neither were very compelling. Don’t misunderstand… Continue reading Microsoft cannot justify silly Nokia deal
There’s a reason why mothers shouldn’t judge their children in beauty pageants, why chefs rarely run the business side of restaurants successfully, and why Steve Jobs had to be fired and rehired before making Apple the biggest tech company in the world. Pride and prejudice get in the way of sound decisions sometimes, and when… Continue reading Will Yahoo passing up on Microsoft’s offer go down as the biggest business blunder in tech history?
I love Steve Ballmer. I really do. Guy is so on-point. Got his finger on the pulse. And so passionate. Windows 1 comes with reversi, guys. Reversi. And a clock. The title of this post isn’t one hundred percent accurate, but I’ve got your attention now, so I may as well clarify. Continuing his long… Continue reading Ballmer Apologizes for Windows Vista – ‘Bout Time.