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User Info: BigBossMakaveli

BigBossMakaveli
2 years ago#1
https://twitter.com/LizClaman/statuses/463329156147601408

No idea when Bill said this..but i'm guessing in a recent interview with FOX business

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bob15x
2 years ago#2
you do know what he is talking about right?

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ElPolloDiablo87
2 years ago#3
But Gates said he didn’t foresee either Bing, the company’s search engine division, or Xbox, its gaming division, as potential stand-alone companies because they are part of Microsoft’s long-term strategy.

http://www.foxbusiness.com/markets/2014/05/05/buffett-leery-social-media-stocks-ipos/
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Laylow12
2 years ago#4
BigBossMakaveli posted...
https://twitter.com/LizClaman/statuses/463329156147601408

No idea when Bill said this..but i'm guessing in a recent interview with FOX business


It's beginning. I knew that inventory drawdown was the code words for preparing to sell off.

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XisurusX
2 years ago#5
Would a "spinoff" necessarily be a bad thing? Perhaps the Xbox brand could free itself from this media entertainment stigma and focus on its core audience (gaming). The Playstation brand may do the same thing with how their sales are going vs the Sony company as a whole.

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bob15x
2 years ago#6
XisurusX posted...
Would a "spinoff" necessarily be a bad thing? Perhaps the Xbox brand could free itself from this media entertainment stigma and focus on its core audience (gaming). The Playstation brand may do the same thing with how their sales are going vs the Sony company as a whole.


i could see the playstation brand doing it since the other divisions at Sony are pulling the playstation down.

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Laylow12
2 years ago#7
XisurusX posted...
Would a "spinoff" necessarily be a bad thing? Perhaps the Xbox brand could free itself from this media entertainment stigma and focus on its core audience (gaming). The Playstation brand may do the same thing with how their sales are going vs the Sony company as a whole.


It would be great if an entirely new management team and company were involved like Google or Amazon. Anything to do with the current crop of management will be just a PR Spinoff and include all the sleazy greedy people that turned a great brand into an advertising data mining tool. I suggest they do it quickly too before the bottom drops out and it's worth nothing as a brand.

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gjc2007
2 years ago#8
Laylow12 posted...
Anything to do with the current crop of management will be just a PR Spinoff and include all the sleazy greedy people that turned a great brand into an advertising data mining tool.


This is exactly why the original pitch for the X1 was so...yucky.

Not sure if this is just "support" or a sign of things to come, but really anything is better than what they've been doing so far.
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User Info: MilesTeg420

MilesTeg420
2 years ago#9
Good. Get MS out of this industry. Let Amazon take over Xbox. Great customer service and willing to put out a loss leader.

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SonyPonyTony
2 years ago#10
MilesTeg420 posted...
Good. Get MS out of this industry. Let Amazon take over Xbox. Great customer service and willing to put out a loss leader.


you know this is never going to happen right? No wonder you and your ilk are so unhappy all the time
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