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Redmond Rocks Consumer Division

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 Zuneā€¦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