“Right now, Microsoft Corp. seems poised to do something bold: go into the computer business to compete with Apple Inc.,” John C. Dvorak writes for MarketWatch.
“This is possibly being done under the guise of its new emphasis on the Xbox360 and the upcoming Xbox720 which maybe be previewed later this year,” Dvorak writes. “Microsoft may have finally realized that the Xbox can become more than a game console.”
“Microsoft has done a very poor job of pushing the capabilities within the Xbox division. Instead it spins its wheels on the Windows Phone and Bing fearing an overall threat from Apple and Google Inc., respectively,” Dvorak writes. “This may be changing if Microsoft can realize it has a market all to itself and a real competitor to Apple if it can make the Xbox720, or whatever it is called, a full blown computer that is also a game console. I’m thinking Xbox-PC.”
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