Another straight to the point, black and white post here.
|Short Term||Medium/Long Term (3-5 years)
|Rim (aka Blackberry)||Good|
|FaceBoook||Good||Good – Very Good|
I’ll give just brief further comments on the mobile device space:
I also think Microsoft will go after (ie battle) Google more than it will Apple. It’s lost the war with Apple (or more to the point, they aren’t on the same battle field). Microsoft have two main resources – CASH, and their huge user base. Let’s see if they can do anything with that. There is hope for Microsoft, because unlike Rim and Nokia, they have FAR wider base of products than just the mobile device space. But that would involve a whole change for the company – and actually get innovative again.
Black and White Version: Many current market leaders (aka Google and Apple) will continue to be strong. Others, like Microsoft are long term dead-ducks.