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Microsoft, Google, and Apple: Which one faces doom in 2017?

ZDnet - Last week, Gartner released a report that had tech bloggers falling over themselves to declare Microsoft obsolete and the PC dead. Two problems. First, it's Gartner. And second, a closer look at the data paints a surprisingly rosy picture for Microsoft.

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-Mezzo-1143d ago

Google is the last Company i would want to disappear, i like they Services, Gadgets, Software's.

Away with Apple & MS already.

LOL_WUT1142d ago

Out of the 3, most definitely not Apple. I couldn't care less for the other two although I do use google frequently. ;)

shivvy241141d ago

actually i hate them all , MS is now releasing yearly OS and its getting shitter, imagine an upgraded win XP :) , Google pretty much steals personal info, dont need to get into details with apple cause it pretty much sucks

Angerfist1142d ago

None of three will face doom, MS is in it with the Xbox and as long as they get the same Games as PS4 and a few of their exclusives next Xbox is a Winner, not to mention the Windows, Office and Server Landscape.

Google will always be No 1 Search Engine and has everything you need, i only could see them getting in trouble with abusing User Data, which probably happens already.

Apple was once pretty much off the Map, but they have so much Money now that they can probably fail 2 Years in a Row and be healthy.

mushroomwig1141d ago

'as long as they get the same Games as PS4 and a few of their exclusives'

A few of their exclusives? The majority of PlayStation exclusives are from Sony owned companies, so good luck getting them. The rest, companies like Quantic Dream are perfectly happy staying with Sony.

To be perfectly honest, the next Xbox is already in trouble and it hasn't even launched yet. Rumours that the console will require a constant internet connection and the lack of first-party titles compared to Sony or Nintendo, it's not looking good.

ChrisW1141d ago

'MS is in it with the Xbox and as long as they get the same Games as PS4 and a few of their exclusives'

Though poorly worded, I read it differently... "their" is referring to "MS", which is the main subject.

Veni Vidi Vici1141d ago

You could be right on your interpretation but that really doesn't change much IMO. MS has very few big exclusives anymore. They have Halo, GOW, Fable, and Forza. There may be some I'm forgetting but there really aren't that many after those big ones and those four are getting VERY stale. The worst part of it is that MS isn't really even trying to make new IP's and they're moving towards the casual market.

I used to love Xbox but the lack of new IP's, the emphasis on the casual market, and the ripoff that is Xbox Live have all turned me off of MS.

SKUD1141d ago (Edited 1141d ago )

MS needs new leadership. BADLY....

Mikefizzled1141d ago (Edited 1141d ago )

All 3 have got the staying power. Microsoft has probably got the best foundations as they completely dominate in the PC market for OS and Office. Google has the mobile phone market and Youtube whilst people continue to flock to anything in the iGadget line.

Of the three Apple brings the least to the table in my opinion.

fei-hung1141d ago

Apple needs to go. Their phones were relevant but now are tired rehashed versions of their previous model constantly trying to play catch up with their android counter parts.

Their mp3 are hugely overpriced and so are their tablets.

If anyone should be taught a lesson and our given a bit of a scare, it's Apple imo.

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