Yesterday Long Zheng posted a news item on the upcoming Mobile World Congress in Barcelona (Feb 2010).
Apparently he is invited by Microsoft Australia to visit this conference:
“During Microsoft’s PDC09 developer event in November last year, it was revealed (to the disappointment of many) that Windows Mobile 7 would only be discussed half-a-year-later at Microsoft MIX10 in March.
However as of today it’s pretty much certain we’ll get to see this make-or-break mobile OS first, a month-ahead of MIX10, at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona during February 15-18.”
It is clear to everybody that Microsoft is losing ground very rapidly in the mobile space to Apple, Nokia and Google – Windows Mobile 6.5 is nowhere near the appeal that the competition is bringing to the table – something must be done. One could argue that Microsoft is too late to make up for the lost market share – but it would not be the first time that the company is able to show they have the capability to create/conquer a market that seems to be lost to them.
see the full story here….