Windows & Interoperability: Microsoft's 10 Unlucky Breaks

By Joe Wilcox  |  Posted 2009-02-12 Print this article Print
Microsofts 10 Unlucky Breaks

Microsofts 10 Unlucky Breaks

by Joe Wilcox, Editor, Microsoft Watch
It's Friday the 13th, the unluckiest day of the year. How has Microsoft's luck been over the past 34 years? The company's rise through the 1980s and 1990s was really a series of lucky breaks combined with business savvy and execution on the vision of one PC on every desk. But Microsoft's luck started running out in the mid-1990s. We've selected 10 unlucky breaks based on the scope of their impact on the company, counting up to No. 1. Read an expanded version of this list at Microsoft Watch.

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