Somebody had to shoulder the blame for the Zune. It turns out that Robbie Bach and J Allard will depart -- on good terms, Microsoft says -- after a couple of decades each in Redmond. They leave behind them a mixed record at best in developing consumer applications. The Xbox is cool but rarely, if ever, profitable. And the Zune…well, we don't even have any jokes left for that device here.
Posted by Lee Pender on May 26, 2010 at 11:56 AM
Microsoft's ongoing layoffs are hitting its home turf, with new notices affecting 1,248 people in the Redmond, Bellevue and Issaquah, Wash. areas in May.
Microsoft's latest collaboration application, Loop, is now available as a public preview.
Here's your guide to all the IT training sessions, partner meet-ups and annual Microsoft conferences you won't want to miss.
Microsoft's top partner executives detailed several changes it plans to make to the 6-month-old Microsoft Cloud Partner Program (MCPP).
More Partner Guides
More White Papers