I wonder if they sunk “hundreds of millions of dollars” in order to get flash RAM at a competitive price? If so and the Zune is a bomb, that’s a big fucking write-off.
I thought convicted monopolists are not allowed to muscle into new markets like this? IBM was very careful on how they created the IBM PC so as not to damage their standing in the Sherman lawsuit.
I guess the business lesson here to lose your anti-trust case, get convicted, and wait for an idiot to take office so you can act as amoral as possible.