“Mark Anderson is the writer behind the Strategic News Service, a predictive newsletter with a wide following among technology executives and venture capitalists, which he publishes from the island redoubt of Friday Harbor, Wash. And each December, he comes to New York, hosts a dinner and delivers a set of forecasts for the coming year,” Steve Lohr reports for The New York Times.
Lohr reports, “One of his predictions, in particular, caught my attention. ‘Except for gaming, it is ‘game over’ for Microsoft in the consumer market,’ he said. ‘It’s time to declare Microsoft a loser in phones. Just get out of Dodge.'”
Lohr reports, “The underlying problem, Mr. Anderson said, is cultural. ‘Phones are consumer items, and Microsoft doesn’t have consumer DNA,’ he said.”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “James W.” for the heads up.]