Read the full post for more context; the final post paragraphs:
In other words, Microsoft may or may not be developing its own mobile phone, perhaps under the Zune brand. Maybe we'll find out at the Consumer Electronics Show in January. Maybe we won't.
But here's the interesting question: Should the company come out with its own mobile phone? Should Microsoft's long and mostly unsuccessful struggle against the iPod keep the company from attempting to take on the iPhone? If it came with the right features, and partnered with the right wireless provider, would you consider buying a Microsoft-branded phone?