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____/ Sermo Malifer on Sunday 09 August 2009 21:32 : \____
> On Sun, 2009-08-09 at 20:49 +0000, Roy Schestowitz wrote:
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>> Will the Zune ever arrive in the UK, or will Microsoft kill it first?
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>> | Zune sales are badly down in the US, and nothing suggests it's going to
>> | improve any time soon. What's Microsoft trying to prove with it?
>> | [...]
>> | So do you expect to see the Zune land in the UK before it's taken out the
>> | back of the Microsoft campus and shot, along with the Spot data
>> | wristwatch, the Smart Display and those other "good ideas" that weren't?
>> What's to become of Microsoft's answer to the iPod?
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>> | To be sure, the Zune provides a tiny, and apparently deteriorating portion
>> | of Microsoft's business. Revenue for the non-gaming side of Microsoft's
>> | Entertainment and Devices unit, which includes the Zune, tumbled 42
>> | percent to roughly $211 million for the fourth fiscal quarter ended in
>> | June â or about 2 percent of the software giant's total, according to
>> | regulatory filings.
>> Zune service and Xbox Live offline Tuesday
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> I hate to do it, but I've got to plonk you Roy. You do post some
> interesting stuff, but you flood the group without giving any
> opportunity for answer or debate about the things you post. This is
> supposed to be a discussion group, not the Roy Schestowitz mailing list!
It shows how the company which has been suing Linux (TomTom, Melco, probably
SCO) is falling into oblivion.
~~ Best of wishes
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