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Re: [wtl] Windows mobile RIP

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  • James A. Donald
    ... Hi tech companies tend to wind up being run by bean counters, because bean counters are best able to talk to investors in their own language. Unfortunately
    Message 1 of 2 , Feb 23, 2010
      Mark F. Fling wrote:
      > Windows Phone 7 is a Zune with dial tone. Not a practical platform for
      > *mobile* computing at the enterprise level. You know, where the money
      > is.
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      > I'm praying this yet another New Coke/Vista moment in Microsoft's
      > history, and they'll announce a separate Windows Mobile 7, the successor
      > to 6.5, for non-phone, non-consumer mobile device development. By
      > "non-phone" I mean a pocket-size device for enterprise/specific apps
      > requiring push connectivity (and by that I don't mean dial-tone or SMS).
      > If MS dumps this market, I'll shift to Android. And that's not good for
      > MS's long-term future.
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      Hi tech companies tend to wind up being run by bean counters, because
      bean counters are best able to talk to investors in their own language.
      Unfortunately bean counters, unlike Bill Gates, do not understand this
      stuff.
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      > Mark
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