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2 years ago#1
Cloud?!

http://mobile.theverge.com/2013/11/8/5080192/microsoft-ceo-candidate-stephen-elop-bing-xbox-rumors

"My view is there are some parts of that operation they should probably spin out, get rid of, to focus on the enterprise and focus on the cloud." Nomura analyst Rick Sherlund claims Microsoft’s financial earnings could be boosted by 40 percent in fiscal 2015 if the company sold its Bing and Xbox businesses.
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2 years ago#2
I must have been hard on you when you noticed the exact same topic was already posted and at the top of the page. No, you thought, stomping your feet, this is my news, I deserve the attention!! And here we are.
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2 years ago#3
Looks like the power of the cloud is deadly to the Xbone.
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2 years ago#4
Clouds are good for businesses, saves alot in software purchasing and licensing. Brilliant move I say!
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2 years ago#5
scoobydoobydont posted...
I must have been hard on you when you noticed the exact same topic was already posted and at the top of the page. No, you thought, stomping your feet, this is my news, I deserve the attention!! And here we are.


Lol - yep. And always the SAME names over and over.

Someone is also desperately trying to start a flame war in another topic about that rumored GPU boost that was debunked 6 weeks ago. You'll also recognize that topic's creator. Lol - and they claim they're only here for honest discourse.

Unreal.....
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2 years ago#6
scoobydoobydont posted...
I must have been hard on you when you noticed the exact same topic was already posted and at the top of the page. No, you thought, stomping your feet, this is my news, I deserve the attention!! And here we are.


XD

I get the vibe from every topic like this just lately...

"hey look, us gamers - we have an interest in financial situations too!"

Since the fudge when?
2 years ago#7
So THIS is the true power of the cloud!
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2 years ago#8
Skynet82997 posted...
scoobydoobydont posted...
I must have been hard on you when you noticed the exact same topic was already posted and at the top of the page. No, you thought, stomping your feet, this is my news, I deserve the attention!! And here we are.


Lol - yep. And always the SAME names over and over.

Someone is also desperately trying to start a flame war in another topic about that rumored GPU boost that was debunked 6 weeks ago. You'll also recognize that topic's creator. Lol - and they claim they're only here for honest discourse.

Unreal.....


Did not even see the other topic. And the only person talking about flame wars is you. Please go troll another topic.
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2 years ago#9
InjusticeReborn posted...
"hey look, us gamers - we have an interest in financial situations too!"

Since the fudge when?


We only care when those financial situations relate to gaming or have the potential to relate to gaming.

A potential CEO that wants to kill the Xbox brand qualifies.
2 years ago#10
This is Xbox news on an Xbox board. If you don't like it,
#dealwithit

If this comes to fruition, then Xbox is doomed and I don't want that to happen.
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