After selling the feature phone business to Foxconn last week for $350 million, and firing 7,800 people last year, Microsoft is firing 1850 people (1,350 from Finland, 500 elsewhere) and essentially exiting phone hardware altogether.”
It’s really hard at this point to see just how Microsoft isn’t out of the phone business.
When Microsoft announced Windows 10 back in January 2015, Satya Nadella described the operating system’s goal as follows:
“We want to move from people needing Windows, to choosing Windows, to loving Windows,” he said.“We continue to pursue our goal of moving people from needing Windows to choosing Windows to loving Windows,” Nadella said.
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The one ugly spot was More Personal Computing — the business segment that includes Windows 10, Bing, Surface devices, Windows Phone, and the Xbox business.8 billion, declining 7 percent, as Phone and Surface results offset healthy growth in Windows, search, and gaming.