September 4th, 2013

full steam ahead

My tweets

  • Tue, 13:03: that Microsoft/Motorola court case over wifi royalties; MS can now tell the court EXACTLY what royalty Moto negotiated with co's like Nokia
  • Tue, 13:14: Motorola-Nokia license deal: Google can't sue Microsoft's future smartphone business for remaining term of agreement http://t.co/Saw6djlIQb
  • Tue, 13:18: RT @tomwarren: Elop isn't working @ Microsoft right now. MS says he will lead a Devices team in early 2014. Got a lot of CEO searching ahea…
  • Tue, 14:16: Microsoft has to more than double Nokia Lumia sales to break even
  • Tue, 14:49: ValueAct isn't the tail wagging the Microsoft dog; they didn't get to hear about the Nokia deal in advance. Maybe Ms isn't bothered about VA
  • Tue, 14:54: Microsoft services on the very first phone you ever buy; would that make you more likely to search with Bing than Google when you get a PC?
  • Tue, 15:04: Nokia had to learn to be agile; it was arrogant & slow in the 90s. if it can teach Microsoft the lessons it's learned
  • Tue, 15:06: wish Nokia would give me all the little details, like whether Nokia Music goes to Microsoft; still not announcing that
  • Tue, 15:09: says "no & you shouldn't have expected them to be" RT @firstadopter: Sherlund asks was Valueact made aware of $NOK deal? $MSFT says no. ROFL
  • Tue, 15:10: the WP OEMs telling Microsoft that WP looks more attractive now Microsoft is buying Nokia; realistic or Mandy Rice-Davies?
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