Microsoft's 1.5 M Phone Stockpile

NEW YORK, (TheStreet) -- Here's the thing about 1.5 million Microsoft Windows Phone 7 phones sold in six weeks - it doesn't mean 1.5 million people have bought Microsoft phones.
In an in-house question and answer session, Microsoft's mobile communications and marketing executive, Achim Berg answered what has been a big question hanging over the company's critical re-launch of its mobile phone software: How many Microsoft phones have been sold?

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