The collapse of Microsoft and Nokia's cellular enterprise

Microsoft’s smartphone enterprise is in free fall, with the corporate promoting simply 2.three million units within the final three months. It is possible that you’re going to nonetheless be capable of purchase a Microsoft-branded smartphone, however it’s in all probability not one thing the agency will dedicate a whole lot of time and power to. In any case, making telephones is an costly enterprise, and if there is no probability to make any kind of revenue, it isn’t well worth the effort. Should you’ve been watching Microsoft during the last 5 years, it’s going to come as no shock that its smartphone plans have foundered. If you wish to discover the evolution and collapse of Microsoft’s cellular ambitions, take a look at our timeline.

After coaching to be an Mental Property lawyer, Dan deserted a promising profession in monetary providers to take a seat at residence and play with devices. He lives in Norwich together with his spouse, his books and much too many opinions on British TV comedy. Someday, if he is very, very fortunate, he’ll stay out his dream to develop into the Government Producer of Physician Who earlier than retiring to Radio four.