Did Microsoft make tablet to prod PC makers?
The company may be producing its own tablets to drive Dell and others to innovate.
Well you have to do the numbers to figure out what's going on. Microsoft currently nets 31% profit or $22b on $60b revenue representing the largest gross and net profit margins in the IT sector. Apple nets 26% on over a $100b revenue because they sell hardware + software which increases revenue 4-5 fold. Microsoft will sell a $500 Surface RT instead of a $70 Windows RT license and net $120 profit vs $30 on the software license. Their revenue goes up 7 fold while their profit goes up 4 fold. Apple fans have been knocking Microsoft for trailing Apple well now that there's now threat of DOJ or EU intervention I guess Microssoft can level the playing field with Apple and Google.
Don't ya get it Jubak!! If there's a monopoly it means lawsuits! They play cute little games to make things look competitive. Actual I think you do get it. You're one of them.
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