Microsoft Will Always Lose When Only Playing For Profits

Steve Balmer:

"Now is the time to build on this momentum and accelerate our share and profits in phones,"

Steve Jobs at the original iPhone introduction:

What we want to do is make a leapfrog product that is way smarter than any mobile device has ever been, and super-easy to use. This is what iPhone is.

Companies who chase profits for the sake of profits will never be able to clear their thinking on what truly makes a great product. It will always be about making more money.