"Microsoft said it would no longer charge a fee to hardware makers that want to put Windows on devices with screens that are smaller than nine inches. It was said to be getting somewhere in the range of $15 in revenue each from such devices.Parsing Microsoft's Decision to Cut Windows Fees - NYTimes.com
What that means, in practical terms, is that Microsoft will no longer make any direct Windows revenue from smartphones and smaller tablets."
Friday, April 04, 2014
Parsing Microsoft's Decision to Cut Windows Fees - NYTimes.com
Check the full article for reasons why this is a reasonable opportunity cost equation for Microsoft