He is photophobic, you insensitive clod.
That was the first proposal, yes. The second one, the one that everyone actually wanted, was supposed to be a third person shooter, set in an open world, with online team multiplayer.
And then they cut off almost everything that was exciting about Halo.
What's the big deal? Mobile payment exists since the late 1990s.
I'd argue that using windows is easier for most people than it is using Linux.
After Windows 8, that's quite debatable.
Ex-Microsoft people, always causing trouble to their new companies to benefit their old company. See also: Stephen Elop.
crappy "Friends" ripof
And "Friends" was a ripoff of the movie "Singles".
Weren't they going to kill GFWL?
Go read all that Tomi Ahonen (former Nokia exec, consultant on mobile market) wrote about this fiasco. When you put all the pieces together, there is a very clear case of breach of fiduciary duty. It's either that, or the most insane case of business incompetence in the history of capitalism.
Are you blind? Everything he did, EVERYTHING, was designed to prop Windows Phone at Nokia's expense.
Could anyone cause that much destruction innocently?
If Samsung really puts their weight behind Tizen, it might have a chance.
Breach of fiduciary duty.
No, it was done because they wanted to keep Windows Phone alive.