Microsoft predicts Linux will fail mobile 'quality' test
Jan 14, 2010, 14:04 (7 Talkback[s])
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"Linux is shaping up as Microsoft's target in a potential war of
attrition to gain lost market share for Windows Mobile in
"Microsoft's executive in charge of leading Microsoft's Windows
Mobile group has predicted the number of operating systems for
mobile handsets will be whittled down in the next thee to five
years and called out Linux as ripe for consolidation.
"The president of Microsoft's entertainment and devices division
Robbie Bach, who presided over last year's drop in Windows Mobile's
market share, said Linux will fall below the quality bar needed to
succeed in mobile handsets."