Why Microsoft Should Hang Up Windows Phone
We're calling it: Microsoft's smartphone business is probably a bust.By Leah Becerra | December 22, 2015
Smartphones have become a big part of our lives, so it's no wonder a lot of tech firms have their hands in the industry.
Unfortunately, though, Microsoft's efforts have yielded one of the worst returns on investment. And it may now be safe to say the Windows Phone venture is doomed. (Video via Microsoft)
The company spent some $7.2 billion to buy Nokia's phone business in 2014. Then, it ended up writing that purchase off as a loss in 2015, which is just one sign of the eventual Windows Phone bust. There are more, though. (Video via Nokia)