Satya Nadella secara resmi terpilih sebagai CEO Microsoft yang baru, menggantikan Steve Ballmer. Sementara itu, Bill Gates juga memiliki jabatan baru, yakni founder dan technology advisor (penasehat). Siapakah Satya Nadella ini? Berikut yang bisa saya kutip dari Wikipedia: Later, he was made the president of Microsoft’s $19 billion Server and Tools Business and led a […]
The Verge: Before Nokia bet its smartphone ambitions on Windows Phone, the idea of an Android-powered Nokia device was not so hard to believe. Now, according to a new report from The New York Times, it turns out Nokia engineers did develop Lumia phones that ran Google’s Android operating system. The report, which cites people […]
Sebelum menjadi CEO Nokia, Stephen Elop adalah karyawan Microsoft yang menjabat sebagai Kepala Divisi Bisnis mulai sejak Januari 2008 sampai dengan September 2010. Yang bertanggung jawab atas Microsoft Office? Elop orangnya. Pada September 2010, Microsoft mengirim Elop ke Nokia, menggantikan Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo sebagai CEO. Pada Februari 2011, beredar memo dari Elop yang berjudul “Burning Platform”, […]
Breaking news; Microsoft mengakuisisi Nokia. Microsoft: Microsoft will acquire substantially all of Nokia’s Devices and Services business, including the Mobile Phones and Smart Devices business units as well as an industry-leading design team, operations including all Nokia Devices & Services-related production facilities, Devices & Services-related sales and marketing activities, and related support functions.
Michael Mace dari Mobile Opportunity: The case for licensing seemed obvious because of the success of Windows. Apple had kept MacOS to itself, while Microsoft had licensed Windows. Microsoft won. Therefore licensing was the best way to go. But then Apple transformed the phone market with the iPhone, and created the tablet mass market from […]
Steve Ballmer, mengenai strateginya melawan iPad (Juli 2010): But you say to me are we going to see slate? Yes. What processor are they going to have? They are going to have an Intel architecture processor at least in any foreseeable future. Are they going to run Windows? Yeah. Will it be tuned? Yes! And […]
Gizmodo Juni 2012: That weapon is Microsoft Surface. And it is beautiful. Beautiful and functional and simple and honest. Surface just bumped the MacBook Air and the iPad to the back seat, and it did so by hewing tightly to everything that Apple’s Jonny Ive holds dear, The Verge Juli 2013: … and while the […]
The Verge: Microsoft is planning to cut the price of its Surface RT tablets. Sources familiar with Microsoft’s Surface plans have revealed to The Verge that the price cut could occur as early as next week, with each model being cut by $150. Microsoft’s move to cut prices on its Surface RT tablets follow slow […]
Setelah hampir 9 tahun lamanya sejak dilaporkan pertama kali, bug no. 1 pada Launchpad yang berbunyi “Microsoft has a majority market share” akhirnya ditandai sebagai “Fix Released” oleh Mark Shuttleworth sendiri, sang pelapor.