To hear it from the Microsoft pessimists, the ship is taking on water and its time to start throwing folks overboard to lighten the load (sorry, I couldn’t resist that metaphor..) I agree that Microsoft is playing a frantic game of catch-up in mobile against the iOS and Android juggernauts. And juggernauts they...

The International Data Corporation (aka IDC) just released its Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker report, providing predictions for mobile phone sales by OS through 2016. The clear market leader, according to IDC, will be Android, whose massive 68.3% market share in 2012 represents the lion’s share. While IDC...