Does The Future of Microsoft Lie in Mobile? Mobile phones have become an integral part of society over the past few years. These powerful devices contain daily calendars, access to the Web and a communication medium for millions of people across the world. It seems only fitting that this sector of the consumer electronics industry be dominated by the key players in technology. Silicon Valley leaders, Google and Apple are doing quite well in their mobile offerings and services as they are continuously looking for innovative ways to make daily life easier. One pivotal technology brand absent from this list is the pride of Seattle, Bill Gate's Microsoft.