Saturday, September 12, 2009

Will Social-Network Smartphones Boost Motorola? - BusinessWeek

Weird quote of the day (final sentence in the paragraph):

Blur may be a breakthrough for Motorola, given the company's historic lack of success in software. But it will still be a challenge to stand out against rivals such as Apple and RIM that have much more expertise in software. [Sanjay Jha, co-CEO and chief of the mobile-phone unit] says he recognizes the difficulty of the task. "We have to ask ourselves what problem do consumers want to be solved," he says. "We have to have a Neanderthal's focus on that." 

If a Neanderthal result is what he has in mind, they’re making good progress over the last four years:

 

Will Social-Network Smartphones Boost Motorola? - BusinessWeek

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