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____/ Doug Mentohl on Monday 16 February 2009 17:45 : \____
> Microsoft's announcement last week that it plans to open its own chain
> of retail stores .. could be a sign that the company has realised it's
> in trouble ..
> It can be argued that Microsoft is now in serious trouble on several
> fronts, mostly due to the consequences of its own bad practices
> throughout its history as well as some errors it has committed in recent
> years ...
Software can be replicated, hardware cannot.
Software is becoming a commodity, so if Microsoft does not evolve, it will die.
Zune and XBox were early attempts, but they lost $billions.
The clock is ticking and Microsoft is near debt.
~~ Best of wishes
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