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Thank you -- Microsoft while it was hoping for a big holiday with the release of its new windows -- sales though have been -- to save at least.
Joining us now with more on what's wrong with Microsoft is Roger Kay of end point technology associates -- -- -- discussing just that you may have -- of this.
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Really act a rock bottom.
Can you apply that to Microsoft and say they too off at a rock bottom and going no -- he say that.
Well Stuart I I don't think there -- -- rock bottom they have a viable business they're actually making money billions of all of the profit.
So it's not it's not really bottom bottom but.
They're heading -- a bad direction they've basically used to lead the industry and now they basically you're losing.
Fight after fight against companies like apple and Google.
-- out and full disclosure I do own stock in Microsoft.
So I've got I'm gonna dog in this hunt.
But you've spelled out in an article various areas where Microsoft is just not playing in the same game -- nobody else festival mobility mobile's computer -- go how badly -- all the.
Right so like yeah I don't know if you wanted to continue to hold that deposition net.
All but in terms of of mobility -- -- high mobility is a category that now contained Smartphones and tablets.
And is ideally any device that you can carry around with you all day long and not ever have -- plug in and it's a full computer.
So in that category Microsoft has done quite badly Windows Phone indeed as its new operating system for phones.
And that's been used by Nokia to make -- voluminous have started to be discounted now which means they're not really selling that well.
And on the other side of it you've got windows eight which is the new OS for for regular PCs and specializes in tablets which is the device that apple has done so well with and -- Google is beginning to do well with -- so.
What you're seeing there is not to -- sales of those either that windows of.
Carnival split they say is just the stocks a -- that you that expect to break into the top of the market right from the would go its us stocks.
It's your party's nominee of the good stuff on the to fall behind McCain catch up.
Well something like W for -- -- -- over the start of the iPhone.
People were just overwhelmed by how incredible -- was there -- lines going everywhere that's the real start.
This was kind of pick -- kick the tires he -- how it feels.
Not really by any you know things like that so people are are not.
Embracing the new platform and -- -- yes of course people will over time except the new software but.
Not a propitious beginning last wants via Russia us mr.
Obama Steve Obama.
If he should resign.
He's been -- a decade to start -- sideways as you well know.
And they have had.
A lot of departures of key top executives under him -- basically almost no one left from the original team.
He's not been an inspiring leader as far as I can tell and if you look at the composition of the board.
There's no one but Bill Gates who's the chairman who could actually step in and say Steve I think it's time for us to bring somebody else and I hope that he does that.
Okay Roger when we started this in the view Microsoft was just above 27 dollars and -- that.
As of right now is just dropped below 27 dollars -- ask -- about 1516 cents and I hold you responsible.
Thank you -- it Russia can I didn't vivid you can come at -- I don't like we appreciate it thank you.
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