Nokia, for one, is glad to see its mobile handset division off the books. The Finnish mobile firm said its financial performance for the latest quarter was boosted by the sale of the handset division to Microsoft, the Wall Street Journal reports.
You know that Microsoft hasn't quite yet joined the world of you and me when the functions of running the business are orchestrated on the public stage like a symphonic masterwork.
A convention audience looking for Satya Nadella's rise to signal the passage of something and the dawn of something else, was not disappointed. Here we go again.
With little mobile experience, Microsoft's new CEO, Satya Nadella, will need to turn Microsoft's fortunes around in the mobility space or risk losing its dominant position in enterprise IT.