Tony Bates wanted to be a CEO. Tami Reller essentially got replaced and couldn’t find a new role. Satya Nadella wants his leadership team “all in” or out of the company.
Source tells me it’s “embarrassing.”
Nokia Is About To Embarrass Microsoft By Releasing An Android Phone On The Cusp Of Its $7 Billion Acquisition
Imagine, Microsoft making a phone powered by Google.
I don’t know what he did last year, but it was apparently worth $106 million.
A step in the right direction.
Insane, but makes sense. Motorola started out as a $12.5 billion burden for Google. And that burden only got heavier over time. Revenues shrank and shrank and shrank.
Failed experiment. Very little incentive to buy when $100 more gets you the iPhone 5S.
Lumia phone sales declined in the holiday quarter. Reminder that Microsoft is spending $7.2 billion on this.
"Back by popular demand."
Even Though Verizon Tried Its Best To Keep Me, I Still Switched To T-Mobile Because It's A Better Deal
Fun fact: If you’re a customer with good standing, Verizon will offer you a $40 discount on your monthly bill if you threaten to switch.