1. final_fantasy781's Avatar
    Why doesn't Microsoft sell (or just give away) their mobile division?

    They just don't seem to have an knack for phones at all, so why not sell it? Give it away to another company that can build the platform and focus on mobile?

    I just hate to see another company that just gives way to Google or Android.
    04-14-2017 03:11 PM
  2. matt john2's Avatar
    They answered this one already "It's easier to keep it alive and running than let go off it and start from scratch all over again" or something like that. It make sense if they have a plan for it in the future
    04-14-2017 03:45 PM
  3. Guytronic's Avatar
    Nope...
    Too many important patents and licenses tied to Microsoft's effort.
    Even with evident failure the OS and and other elements should be retained by the company.
    Selling out isn't viable.
    libra89 likes this.
    04-14-2017 03:53 PM
  4. eshropshire's Avatar
    To whom would they sell it to? If Microsoft can't make it with their billions, who can make it work?
    libra89 likes this.
    04-14-2017 04:25 PM
  5. matt john2's Avatar
    To whom would they sell it to? If Microsoft can't make it with their billions, who can make it work?
    No one can, the market is dominated by the two big player and other smaller groups of Mobile OS are basically doomed, Ubuntu Phone just recently closed down
    04-14-2017 04:41 PM

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