isn’t there a risk?
As author said, pure B2B seems risky. If MS surrenders desk/laptop OSs to Apple, that leaves it open to corporate users not caring much for Windows on their desktops.
That gone, Linux servers on the backend seems less of a stretch.
This could really snowball over time, esp with new companies.
They’ve already fecklessly dropped mobile, which is a kinda natural counterpart to fatter clouds.
But, hey, hadda scrape up the 26B$ for LinkedIn. Not to mention the 7.5 for Github. Which, even if you tend to be cautiously charitable about them rescuing a money-losing biz, is still a lot, for a money-losing biz.