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Submitted by s8anicslayer 526d ago | opinion piece

Microsoft shouldn’t hire any CEO who wants to kill Bing and Xbox

According to "people with knowledge of his thinking," Bloomberg is reporting that, should Stephen Elop become Microsoft's next CEO, he would consider shutting down or selling parts of the company to "sharpen its focus." The two divisions mentioned specifically are Xbox and Bing (Microsoft, Stephen Elop, Xbox 360, Xbox One)

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ElementX  +   526d ago
I can see shutting down Bing. They should also ditch their mobile division, they have hardly any market share.
BX81  +   526d ago
I've never used bing that I know of.
Eonjay  +   526d ago
There are a lot of factors that can go into a decision like this. Ultimately, they (the board as representatives of shareholders) will have to decide if profits can be maximized by selling the brand; and possibly retaining ownership of Live as a service that is provided to the purchaser.
kneon  +   526d ago
I always use Bing, but it's really not core to their business so I can see it going away,

While their mobile market share is low right now it has been growing quite nicely lately and still has a lot of potential.

Xbox is not part of their core business so unless it can consistently show profit I can see them selling it off. It won't go away, it will just find a new owner as the brand has too much value.
lastdual  +   526d ago
I occasionally use it. Google's results have dropped a bit in quality over the past two years, and Bing is basically like the old Google, so that's a plus for me.

If they do sell it off, I just hope it keeps going. Bing also powers Yahoo, and is Google's only real competitor in English markets. Google having total monopoly power isn't something I want to see (yes, Google has done plenty of stuff just as, if not more shady than MS).

Competition is a good thing.
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UltimateMaster  +   526d ago
Even if Xbox is independent or sold to another company, it's not the end or the world, it's the beginning of a new chapter.
Lord Anubis  +   526d ago
da fk if those two are bleeding money and it doesn't return dividend then kill them. luckily i don't own stocks in ms. so carry on.
kreate  +   525d ago
I highly doubt, anyone is interested in buying the Xbox division from Microsoft. Unless its being sold for cheap.

They got halo IP included. Hopefully Google will buy it.
BX81  +   525d ago
Why does it cost money to run bing? Is for up keep or advertisement purposes. I just don't get how a web browser would cost a company money. Thanks for helpful responses.
s8anicslayer  +   526d ago
Elop should be the last guy on the list of candidates, I don't understand how Microsoft can consider a man who stood at the helm of a struggling Nokia helm to run their ship? There are stronger more well qualified candidates to run Microsoft.
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Joe913  +   526d ago
With or without Elop on list it will still be on the table MS board members have been asking for this for a while that's why they are pushing Ballmer out and trying to get rid of Gates I think Elop is saying this so he can get the CEO position by sounding like he will do what the board members have been asking.
vulcanproject  +   526d ago
Microsoft have a problem, and its if they have to compete, they usually struggle.

The company just isn't familiar with competition. Sometimes it seems they move like treacle, the bigger you are the slower it seems you react to market changes. It applies to Microsoft well enough, that's for sure.

It is harder for comfortable management to look and see what the future might be. It is very easy for them to play safe.

There is little room for visionaries if you run a corporation the way Microsoft do.

The simple fact is Microsoft believed they could waltze into console gaming, or search, late in the party with established names to play against and beat them all with raw cash.

Cash only gets you so far. When you are throwing more and more into what might seem like an aside of your core business, in a shrinking sector like console gaming there comes a point where a smart business person realises bottomless holes shouldn't be fed any longer. Bing is a money pit, Entertainment (Xbox etc) isn't too much better, and it isn't very stable.

Windows, business software and the server sector makes Microsoft money. Entertainment has a good revenue, but either costs them money, or makes them peanuts profit relative to those other three.
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s8anicslayer  +   525d ago
I didn't know that so many people feels strong for elop
Mosiac77  +   526d ago
what the hell is wrong with microsoft hiring all this gaming haters people. First Dumb Mattrick and now this guy. Comon Microsoft hire somebody that understand gaming.
Joe913  +   526d ago
Because MS is not a gaming company that's why they want xbox division gone they want MS to focus on their bread and butter if you think of it like a business person and not a gamer it makes sense I honestly think they will sell and a company like Google or Apple grab it if one of those companies bought xbox I would actually get one
rocky619619  +   526d ago
@joe913 If Apple had it you could see the price going up even higher then it already is and if Google had it, they would be shoving Google + down people's throats, just like they are doing to Youtube.
Jeedai Infidel  +   526d ago
And Apple would probably have a new variant every eight months.
AceBlazer13  +   526d ago
2013 - Xbox One
2014- Xbox OneS
2015- Xbox Two
2016- Xbox TwoS

Apple would run this industry into the ground if they enter.
mhunterjr  +   526d ago
The funny thing is, the CEO candidate who allegedly wants to sell off the Xbox brand, is the head of mobile...
Caleb_H  +   526d ago
Bing is a good search engine. But is that really the battle you want to be fighting? I'll answer that for you, No. You can't just drop xbox though, that would look pretty bad. They could potentially sell it to, oh I don't know.... Valve. Nah, that'll never happen, but I'd like to see some people more creative than MS get their hands on a console.
Campy da Camper  +   526d ago
If valve bought Xbox it would be a whole new world. Wow. I don't know what I would do and I'm being totally serious. I love PC gaming just don't do a lot of it since I'm big on couch and controller and dedicated hardware and no driver issues and dealing with all that. But if valve took over Xbox and integrated steam....hmmm.
Jeedai Infidel  +   526d ago
Maybe we could finally play Half Life 3.
UnholyLight  +   526d ago
Uhh Bing maybe, Mobile division no.

I remember I just read a couple days ago that they made quite a bit of bank off their mobile division. It's hard to capture market share when you are competing against idiotic consumers buying into Apple products every 9 months, but they're picking up some of the share!
creatchee  +   526d ago
I'm on my second Windows Phone and I love the OS. Still, it's not for everyone, but it is a refreshing change from iOS and Android, which are basically twins who deny that fact.
UnholyLight  +   524d ago
It's the theory of economies of scale.

Microsoft may have like what an 8% share of the market with Windows Phone, but that still equals ~1billion in revenue to rake in.

Small share of the pie, took some away from the competition, and made a good profit on it.

Windows Phone will continue on and will continue to grow in the market.
OrangePowerz  +   526d ago
I don`t know how much they spend on Bing, but it`s probably too much.

I still don`t get why they bought Nokia, I see little chance for MS to get a lot of traction on the smartphone area with Android and iOS.

I think the Xbox division could be profitable if they change the way they do business. Right now they spend an insane amount of money for timed exclusive DLC and games. Something like Titanfall or the annual CoD DLC will cost them a huge amount of money and on top of that they have to pay for things like the exclusive NFL rights.
kewlkat007  +   526d ago
Here is what MS should do..

-Buy SEGA
-Hire a SEGA exec for gaming.
-Bring some great first-party titles to the box.

I can't imagine with Microsoft's pockets the games
SEGA teams can cook up. Japan never really supported SEGA anyhow but you could still have Japan's SEGA arm console the xbox brand over there.

-end
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Jeedai Infidel  +   526d ago
I'm up for a new Skies of Arcadia. Maybe a new kinect Seaman? And for crying out loud, give me Shenmue 3 already!

I miss my Dreamcast :-(
heliumhead2030  +   526d ago
Bing yes, Xbox division no, mobile division know

M$ should try and do something with Google and let their mobile focus more on gameing handhelds
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ovnipc  +   526d ago
Bing or xbox are not going anywere. Xbox live makes lots of money for ms and that money was used to grow azure. Ms its not stupid u think xbox was going to be shut down, ms woukd had invested 2.2 billions in making in, NO! If ms would not want any competition they have the power to buy ps.
lifeisgamesok  +   526d ago
He'd be one hated CEO for killing the best product line of Microsoft in my opinion Xbox is the most promising and valuable and with this launch they'll be starting with a profit

Gamers need options also
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zeroskie  +   526d ago
I agree I would like to see M$ continue to make Xbox and support it in the future. However, from a business perspective it costs M$ $2B a year, so...
Minato-Namikaze  +   526d ago
Thats alot of assuming. Didnt a report recently say the xbox division has been losing 2 billion a year but they been hiding the loses in the android patents? The xbox money timeline even seems to follow it very closely.
C-H-E-F  +   526d ago
@life
You are aware that because of these "exclusive" deals that Microsoft make with companies like EA and Activision they lose close to 2 Billion dollars a year on the xbox division? Then they try to hide the losses with the profits of their android income? So with your comment saying it's "the most promising and valuable" is incorrect. Microsoft isn't really a company of creators, they through their money at creators, they take credit like a kid that pays another kid to do his/her homework. This model has been working for Microsoft for years in the software dept., but in the gaming realm. They have failed to find success because they bid on bad apples and/or buy into these 2week/1month/6month exclusive deals, the xbox division is bleeding Microsoft dry. The sooner you see this the sooner you'll realize how smart business wise it is to either sell the division or restructure the heck out of their business plan. If they don't turn this around, I doubt there will be another xbox, the Steambox may be the new console to compete.
jgrigs09  +   526d ago
If you want to talk about a console losing money and sell it off. Playstation knocks that one out of the park. They lost 8 Billion dollars of just that part of the electronics division. Maybe they are better off departing with that division? Playstation 4 is expected to lose 60 or more dollars per console sold praying the games will make up for that. As for Xbox One predicted to break even for every console sold. shoo sooo shoo fanboy
C-H-E-F  +   526d ago
@jgrigs
You do realize that because you "break even " in xbox one CONSOLE sales doesn't mean Microsoft is making the xbox division money (or keeping them even)? Seeing that they are taking losses for blu-ray, nfl app deal (along with other deals), exclusivity deals (gaming), amongst other things like advertisements. You need to learn to think for yourself bro. stop letting the big wigs dictate your train of thought. You're so caught up in this fanboy ish that you fail to realize that what I said was from a logical business standpoint. Also, your touch on the Playstation, I believe if the ps4 doesn't perform like it needs to that they need to make changes as well, but this TOPIC isn't about Playstation it's about Microsoft and Xbox so why are you bringing the Playstation and Sony up? Yet you call me the fanboy? haha the irony.
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Boody-Bandit  +   526d ago
jgrigs

Who is talking about the Playstation here?
+off topic

And you guys that are disagreeing with those talking about MS losing 2 Billion per year with their Xbox division are disagreeing with facts. Just because you don't want to hear it doesn't make it so.

If MS does eventually end up selling the XBOX division I hope Samsung buys it. They are Sony's biggest competitor overall and it would really drive this industry hard.

Either or we need to have no less than 2 consoles in the industry to keep the manufacturers honest. At the rate Nintendo is going I don't see the Wii U lasting a full 5 year life cycle. It makes you wonder if they will go handheld or bring out another console.

We are about to start a new generation and we are getting somewhat discouraging news from MS and Nintendo.
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BitbyDeath  +   526d ago
@jhrigs09,
everything you said was twisted to fit your agenda.

1. 'Electronics division' is more than just playstation. Playstation is profitable.

2. PS4 is expected to lose $60 in the US.
Europe breaks even.

3. Unless the Xbone itself is only worth $250 then MS will be losing money as Kinect is said to cost the same as it.

http://www.extremetech.com/...

Investigate what you write first otherwise you too can be seen as a fanboy.
lifeisgamesok  +   526d ago
Microsoft isn't selling at a huge loss per console anymore so they'll have a bigger gain this time from the Xbox division. They've also helped AMD with audio to go on their graphics cards

Preorders are better than the 360's they'll make a crap load off Halo alone

Halo 4 made $220,000,000 when it 1st launched

Combine these factors and they are in great shape

Sony loss 3 billion on the ps3 compared to Microsoft's 2 billion
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Pope_Kaz_Hirai_II  +   526d ago
It would be great for gaming if the xbox division closed its not like we would be missing out on much.. Ms dont give a shit about the industry and i would like to see another company step into their place.
Relientk77  +   526d ago
They can get rid of Bing go ahead

Google is where it's at
YodaCracker  +   526d ago
I use Bing to accumulate credits for free Xbox Live gift cards, but that's about it.
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theWB27  +   526d ago
Nice article. I'd hate for Microsoft to sell off Xbox. I'm an Xbox gamer through and through...it sucked when Sega dropped out and I'm hoping the next CEO makes the right decision.

@BX81
If gamers got past their "woe is me" stance then they'd realize how much gaming has been pushed forward since Micro has been there to push Sony. The PS4 wouldn't be the system it is if this gen hadn't gone the way it has for Sony.
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BX81  +   526d ago
Yeah I think the big 3 need each other.
capjacksparrow  +   526d ago
I say hire him! He seems to know about business. Get rid of the non profit sections that are losing money.
theWB27  +   526d ago
That's not how business works. Case in point- Sony refusing to split and or sell off divisions that weren't performing.

@Konsoru
All businesses go through measures to make money back. Apple doesn't have debt...but do you think none of their divisions constantly lose money?
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KonsoruMasuta  +   526d ago
Sony had to go through other measures to make the money back though.

Either way, something has to go.
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KonsoruMasuta  +   526d ago
I know all businesses have to go through measures to make money back. That is exactly why I said "something has to go".

I also know Apple's divisions lose money. Just last month they had to cut back on production orders for one of their IPhone because they had a lower than expected demand.
Bigpappy  +   526d ago
I agree. Sony should hire him they are the ones with financial difficulties.

I don't see the board letting him run the company. M$ has never had an outsider run the company and having him do so will change the culture. I don't see the board wanting to do that.
M$ is more focused on innovation than consolidation. This guy is known for consolidating, has to record on innovation.

He is more suited for a company on the verge of bankruptcy.
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giovonni  +   526d ago
Correct Bigpappy, I wouldn't hire this guy unless my company was filing for Bankruptcy and I needed to liquidate assets to recover. As I stated before a CEO that understand the consumer and not just a studier of numbers should be hired. Steve Jobs is a prime example. He rescued Apple from bankruptcy because Jobs knew his audience. He dressed like a consumer, talked like one, and made him self accessible to his customers.
BitbyDeath  +   526d ago
@Bigpappy,

Stephen Elop has already been shortlisted.

http://www.reuters.com/arti...
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giovonni  +   526d ago
so using that same logic Steve Jobs should have sold apple because it wasn't profitable when he came back? The problem with MS is their CEO's are out of tune with their customers needs. Find a CEO that looks at more than just numbers! Simply selling off things that don't make money doesn't solve anything if your CEO has no idea what the consumer wants.
Change the culture of your CEO, and things will change. Until then, MS will never evolve even if they sell off bing and xbox.
jgrigs09  +   526d ago
Yea maybe Sony should pick him up. I mean Playstation just lost a whopping 8 billion dollars. Playstation 4 is going to lose money per console sold. Xbox One will most likely break even, if they avoid Red Ring Of Death or other issues. Sony even admitted that they expect to have the games and accessories to make up for those loses. If ANYONE needs to help it's Sony.
Joe913  +   526d ago
Comparing the playstation division is ass backward even though they are both gaming divisions MS xbox division is more like Sony's TV division ppl make it seem like since Sony is having money issues it is all about playstation not true Sony's TV division is what is losing all the money and Sony should sell it off but if Sony sell off playstation they would be killing themselves not the same for MS if they got rid of xbox and Bing they would be making more money you quick to call ppl fan boys but if you can't look at it like a business person then you are the fan boy this shouldn't be on a gaming site cause some gamers don't see the business end
GiggMan  +   526d ago
Definitely Bing and throw in Internet Explorer while you're at it. I hate IE and only use it for one thing, to install a decent web browser...
cyhm3112  +   526d ago
Hire him! Hire Him!! Quick!!!
strigoi814  +   526d ago
anything that is not making money should be out..
jgrigs09  +   526d ago
So Playstation 4 should be sold out?
strigoi814  +   526d ago
it actually sold out couple of times at Amazon duh! owned yah
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TheFallenAngel  +   526d ago
I hate to admit it but without xbox, sony will not try to push and improve the playstation brand. Nintendo is hardly even competing, so who will go head to head against sony and make them improve the playstation?
_FantasmA_  +   526d ago
PlayStation 2 dominated without competition. Over 2000 games across 13 years! With only one console, all developers could just focus on the games and not so much DLC. It would actually better for the industry, so long as there isn't a monopoly. I still think Nintendo should be around for those other games.
capjacksparrow  +   526d ago
Apple hopefully.
Crossbones  +   526d ago
Oh God no, That would be the worst day in the gaming industry.
Godhimself_In_3d  +   526d ago
#Teamplaystation here lol. But even i have a problem with this. Kill bing yes but kill the xbone that's a lil extreme.
_FantasmA_  +   526d ago
And Microsoft shouldn't make entertainment boxes to kill off gaming. I wouldn't miss them one bit. M$ is bad for business and even worse for gaming.
zeroskie  +   526d ago
I disagree. I'm definitely getting a PS4 this fall (because, all the reasons) but it would be really bad for gamers if the Xbox were to suddenly disappear without anyone to fill that gap. Especially with Nintendo being so weak right now. SONY would run free and the benevolent SONY we've come to love will become the arrogant SONY of 2005 again.
realplu  +   526d ago
They would not kill it. They would sell it. I don't support M$ due to their anti consumer actions back in the late 80's so I would never consider purchasing any product or services from then that I can get else where. So for me, I hope they do sell the xbox business.
LogicStomper  +   526d ago
You lack understanding in the long-term effects of such things. Let's look at it this way, 3 big companies right now competing for the customer. One dies off. Now only two companies competing for the customer. Another dies off. Now only one company selling to the customer. Customer can now only buy from one company. What happens now? The company can sell the product for any price they want cause there's no competition.

So do you still think it's good that Microsoft leave?
bobtheimpaler  +   526d ago
This argument has always been weak to me. If they can't make money off it then what's the point. There's still Nintendo and Steam. For the way the Xbox division has done things, its all a token effort compared to the companies I mentioned earlier. MS has always had a very narrow view when it comes to games, they still don't do enough to appeal to people outside of the dude bro demographic.

If there's going to be competition, then better for MS to make room for someone who actually cares about gamers.
LogicStomper  +   526d ago
First off, you mention that there is still Nintendo and Steam. Then you mention that Microsoft are aimed at a different demographic. Ever thought that maybe Nintendo and Steam were also aimed at different demographics? Steam is for PC. That only leaves Sony and Nintendo. Now look at the groups each of these are targeted at. One's aimed more at kids, the other for older people.

Now let's say you want to buy the next-gen console. You've only got Nintendo and Sony. Because Nintendo is aimed at a completely different group, the only console you'll enjoy is the next Playstation, and because they have no competition... Boom, $1200 for the console.

"MS has always had a very narrow view when it comes to games,"

When you say very narrow, i'm assuming Sony has a wide variety? Well care to explain what genre's of games Sony has that Xbox doesn't?

" they still don't do enough to appeal to people outside of the dude bro demographic. "

This is a very generic statement with no basis of information. I could just say that "Sony doesn't do things good enough for me" and use that as a point for the sake of it, even though there is no muscle behind the sentence. So explain how they don't do enough for the people and what the "dude bro" demographic is before stereotyping such things. It just shows your ignorance and immaturity trying to stereotype people.

"If there's going to be competition, then better for MS to make room for someone who actually cares about gamers."

I'm sorry, but is there a limit of 4 companies per product? Last time I checked, there were more than four tv brands.

Now the most ignorant statement of all.

"MS to make room for someone who actually cares about gamers."

Gamer - A person who games.

Xbox One is a gaming console. Microsoft made a gaming console for gamers. Show me how this is an act of 'not caring for gamers'.

Point proven.
ElementX  +   526d ago
MS isn't killing off gaming. If you don't want an Xbox, don't buy one.
PFFT  +   526d ago
I think the THING that is killing gaming the most are the sad and foolish fanboys.
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Activemessiah  +   526d ago
Not sure about shutting down xbox but i'm all for selling it to the right hands...
KNWS  +   526d ago
x box is profitable they've only lost money when they moved and prepared for next gen. This money will be regained, once customers buy the XB1

Bing likely will be sold or finished.
FrigidDARKNESS  +   526d ago
Microsoft has debunked the story from Bloomberg journalist. The story was fabricated and made up.
FITgamer  +   526d ago
Link?
DinoNYC  +   526d ago
Serious denial, huh? There's been a ton of talk about closing the xbox division, that's no mystery.
Bathyj  +   526d ago
Whats a Bing?

I'll have to Google it.
ELCUCO  +   526d ago
I lol'ed
s8anicslayer  +   525d ago
Chandler Bing
joeyisback  +   526d ago
get rid of the xbox
LogicStomper  +   526d ago
Man that's one compelling argument you've got there!

/s
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Funantic1  +   526d ago
For Sony to monopolize the industry? Then you'd have $700 consoles with $75 games. Besides that, companies like Samsung (#1 electronics brand in the world) would buy Xbox anyway and really destroy Sony with all their open source innovations. But in reality Xbox isn't going anywhere. They've sold over 110 millions consoles between the original Xbox and 360. There are too many people who prefer Xbox.
GusBricker  +   526d ago
They need to bring back Bill Gates and have him kick some ass.
OsirisBlack  +   526d ago
Whoever is in charge of Microsofts PR needs to be fired immediately and banned from ever working again. You do NOT release news that you are thinking about Killing off the XBOX division right before you release a new XBOX System. This takes stupidity to new levels and heights.
chaosdemon09  +   526d ago
Hire the man. He's doing what's best for business! Lol
Megaton  +   526d ago
Microsoft hemorrhages money on Bing. Billions per quarter, last I read. Xbox is one of their only popular brands, despite all they've done to work against it in the last few months with the bone. Bing makes sense to dump. Xbox makes less sense, although there's still a reasonable argument for it.
e-p-ayeaH  +   526d ago
bing is pointless that i completly agree.
bobtheimpaler  +   526d ago
Its totally worth considering axing these divisions. For shareholders, these divisions have been destroying value.
barb_wire  +   526d ago
Not really up to Microsoft.. it's the Board of Directors and (more) importantly the Investors who will choose the next CEO.

Whether you like it or not, that's how Corporate America rolls.
s8anicslayer  +   525d ago
Your absolutely right, it's up to the people who we never here from.
DanielGearSolid  +   526d ago
If you need to spend billions in advertising for a search engine, you know you failed... Seriously has there ever been a commercial for a search engine before Bing?
FAT MAN GO BOOM  +   526d ago
hen the Xbox Devision is losing 2 billion a year and had to be covered up by eliminating the Xbox Division and pushed under MS Entertainment and Device to help HIDe the 2billion loss. Thanks to royalties in phones and tablets...

You know that the XBOX brand is being prepped to be eliminated. If it takes off great if not it will be easy to element it and have MS Entertainment Division Rocket up.

I think the launch of the X1 is to recoup all the R and D time and money into it..

I am more then positive that the Xbox brand will be sold of and liquidated. Why. Because it costs stock holders way to much money for way to long. When the Xbox first came out it was the leaders of MS that pushed it. a not so small group of stock holders did not want to see the Xbox. Since it does not tie into windows in anyway... with 360 that group enlarged specially under the RROD scandal that lasted years..

Now we are on this next gen in the time that this X1 has been in R and D the large mouthy group of stockholders are now openly pushing for the elimination of the XBOX brand... this man is not the first to say this... This has been happening for a long time.

It is all coming to a head. X1 needs to swim or sink. but even then. the righting is on the wall.. Specially if this guy is hired... and that is what MS will be hiring him for. is to dismantle and sell off assets....

He is not being hired to HELP the Xbox brand I will tell you that...
stiggs  +   526d ago
@Fat Man Go Boom

I don't think that I'm going too far out on a limb when I say "your financial analysis is about as sound as your grasp of the English language".

"hen", "easy to element", "more then positive", "way to much", "the righting is on the wall", "Why. Because...", "sold of and liquidated".

Go to school. Go learn something.
Codey47  +   526d ago
Please Microsoft..... employ someone who wants to kill bing and xbox.
gamer2013  +   526d ago
I hope that 47 in you're forum name doesn't stand for you're actual age.
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mochachino  +   526d ago
Lol at people saying Sony should sell playstation, even assuming they're right it doesn't matter. The reality is the new MS CEO may listen to shareholders and get rid of xbox whereas there're no talks of selling Playstation currently. The threat is real for Xbox, the threat for Playstation is presently a dream of scared xbox fanboys.
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gamer2013  +   526d ago
The Xbox brand would be nothing but an empty shell without Micro at the helm.
cyberninja  +   526d ago
Reality check : it's been empty for years.
Chrono  +   526d ago
Bing is only wasting their money, nobody wants to use it.
The Xbox brand for next gen is being poorly handled and better be sold to another company.
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