Microsoft Sinks Another Billion Dollars Into Exiting Phones


Following last week’s sale of the feature phone division that it acquired from Nokia, Microsoft has completed another stage in its journey away from being a phone manufacturer. Today it announced another 1,000+ redundancies in its Finnish business, and with it a write off of another billion dollars.

I don’t know how many more nails there are to put into this particular coffin, but Lumia as we know it, is dead. If Windows Mobile is not to suffer the same fate Microsoft are going to be reliant on its OEM partners .