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Bill Gates

According to Newton there is a reaction for every action. Now this law was intended to be applied to the world of physical objects and how they interact with each other. However it would seem that it also applies to how we interact with each other on more than just a physical level. One new example of this is that stock holders are looking to remove Bill Gates from Microsoft as Chairman of the Board. Gates was a strong supporter of Steve Ballmer during his tenure. He supported the move to a products and services company and many other moves that Ballmer took.

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Friday, 27 September 2013 22:25

Ballmer's emotional goodbye


Steve Ballmer held his last great gathering of Microsoft's employees and in a very moving way said his goodbyes. More than 13,000 workers gathered at the traditional annual meeting to attend Ballmer's farewell. In the same way that he held his presentations so far, emotionally and with high pace, he held the last one which server as the official goodbye from co-workers.

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Friday, 20 September 2013 21:39

Ballmer Blames Vista for Windows Phone's Failure


So you all remember Windows Vista right? It seems that Microsoft and Steve Ballmer also remember that failed OS (despite current appearances with Windows 8). In fact Steve Ballmer is using Windows Vista as an excuse for their late entry and poor performance in the mobile market. This would seem an odd thing to do as Vista was not a well thought out OS and it was one that failed for Microsoft almost as bad as Windows 8 is right now. The key problem with Vista was that Ballmer and crew tried to make the entertainment industry happy with protections against unauthorized use of movies or copying of the same.

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Friday, 20 September 2013 20:30

Is Nokia still working on Android based Lumia?


A few days ago information was published that Microsoft was independently developing cell phones, while Nokia developed smartphone devices  based on Android operating system. Now according to the latest rumors, the Finnish manufacturer is still working on that project, codenamed MView (Mountain View).

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Ballmer buuys nokia

It was bound to happen (and we predicted it last year), but Microsoft has gone ahead and bought Nokia’s devices and services division. The move, while not unexpected, is an interesting one for Microsoft. Although Microsoft does manufacture some of their own devices they have mostly stayed out of production until now. With the move to buy up Nokia’s production facilities including the Lumia line. This puts Microsoft in the driver’s seat for the largest manufacturer of Windows Phone devices. Will Microsoft be able to get around their apparent curse when it comes to making (and marketing) mobile devices with this move?

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Saturday, 24 August 2013 05:56

Cheap Nokia cellphones coming down the pike...


New Nokia models do not adorn a large touch screen, Wi-Fi, GPS, a huge storage space, not even the worst camera of 0.3 MP. What distinguishes presented models from their smart brothers are keyboard resistant to water and dust, durable battery, low weight and low cost.

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Wednesday, 21 August 2013 20:06

HTC not giving up on Windows Phone


Last week, there have been information that HTC is leaving Windows Phone, and apparently with the aim to engage with the development of devices for Android market. Rumors were denied on twitter by the company's PR saying they were absolutely committed to their line of Windows Phone products.

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Wednesday, 07 August 2013 12:38

Fun with numbers part 2.789428+10E

apple leading

My statistical analysis instructor once told me that numbers have their own magic and rules as soon as they enter the world of statistics. A 5 is no longer a 5 there as it becomes defined, qualified and categorized. His meaning is that you can use numbers in very different ways in statistics and these might not always measure up with reality. This magic goes far beyond the fact that there are three different ways to find an “average”. The distortion is so great that using actual numbers you can prove almost anything with them.

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Wednesday, 31 July 2013 20:55

Windows Phone shows signs of life


According to data collected by Kantar Worldpanel, in the second quarter of this year, the share of Windows Phone at the five largest European markets, in the UK, France, Spain, Italy and Germany rose from 4.7 last year to 6.9%.

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Sunday, 21 July 2013 23:06

Nokia dominates Windows Phone 8 market


According to data collected by the seller company Adduplex, Nokia has huge 85.4% of the market of devices based on Windows Phone. In Adduplex also point out that Nokia has in the previous month increased its dominance in this market, and increase the share by one percentage point.

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