Microsoft's unluckiest moments

Posted on Sunday, Jul 15 2007 @ 21:51 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Microsoft Watch took a look at Microsoft's ten luckiest and unluckiest moments. Here's a look at some of the items from the latter list:
8. The November 2005 rebranding of MSN to Windows Live. Microsoft's Online Services group has since been in the red, while Google's search domination has only increased.

7. Microsoft's 1997 investment of $150 million in Apple. The deal, which also ended a lawsuit and committed Microsoft to five years of Mac Office development, helped fund what would eventually become a resurgent Apple.
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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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