Computerworld: ‘Microsoft Has Lost About $1.7 Billion on Surface So Far’

This is another reason why those iSuppli-type “it costs Apple/Microsoft/Amazon XXX dollars to make each tablet” estimates are so useless — there are a slew of expenditures related to any product that can’t be captured by “the display costs this much, the graphics chip costs this much, the camera costs this much…”.

Thursday, 7 August 2014