[clug] Stories of Microsoft technical meltdown: T-Mobile Sidekick/Danger 'Hiphop', all data lost

Hugh Fisher hugh.fisher at anu.edu.au
Tue Oct 13 00:23:06 MDT 2009

steve jenkin wrote:

> "Microsoft's Sidekick/Pink problems blamed on dogfooding and sabotage"
> <http://www.appleinsider.com/articles/09/10/12/microsofts_sidekick_pink_problems_blamed_on_dogfooding_and_sabotage.html>
> "Exclusive: Pink Danger leaks from Microsoft's Windows Phone"
> <http://www.appleinsider.com/articles/09/10/09/exclusive_pink_danger_leaks_from_microsofts_windows_phone.html>

Be warned: Daniel Eran Dilger has a reputation for exaggeration and
just making stuff up ... and that's within the Mac community, who
are a bunch of uncritical fanbois :-)

I'm enjoying the reports of the Microsoft/Sidekick disaster as much
as anyone, but most of them blame incompetence rather than sabotage.


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