What Does Microsoft, $8.5 billion dollars and Skype do to the Mobile Phone Market?

What it could mean for Microsoft, if history holds true, is another bombed acquisition for the Software giant. While the investment demonstrate Microsoft commitment to competing in the mobile market, Microsoft has a track record of not taking full advantage of their multi-billion dollar purchases and with any luck, Skype will prove to be the billion dollar advantage for Windows Phone 7 that Microsoft expects it to be.

Aimed at competing with Apple’s "FaceTime" and Google "Voice" international calling features over IP

View Article



Comments

  • There are no comments yet. Be the first to comment!

Leave a Comment
  • Your email address will not be published. All fields are required.

Top White Papers and Webcasts

  • Learn how a Data Fabric powered by NetApp can help you: Evaluate hybrid cloud strategies to meet your needs Address cloud-based data management challenges Move, manage, and protect data across the hybrid cloud with a Data Fabric

  • Not long ago, the biggest concern when considering moving workloads to the cloud was security. Today, the main obstacle to cloud adoption is different but familiar: the pain of migrating data. But, migrating data doesn't have to be painful. Purpose-built tools enable efficient data migration without downtime or the risks for data loss. This eBook summarizes the major pain points for IT pros tasked with performing migrations, breaks down the flaws in traditional approaches, and illustrates how modern tools help …

Most Popular Programming Stories

More for Developers

RSS Feeds

Thanks for your registration, follow us on our social networks to keep up-to-date