Soapbox "we've not decided is too expensive and out of our focus" Microsoft's Erik Jorgensen

In an interview, Microsoft Vice President Erik Jorgensen said Soapbox is one of the areas that Microsoft is pulling back on in the wake of a tough economic environment. "We definitely look at it and say we want Soapbox to stand for something and add to our overall video strategy," he said, noting that being […]

In an interview, Microsoft Vice President Erik Jorgensen said Soapbox is one of the areas that Microsoft is pulling back on in the wake of a tough economic environment. "We definitely look at it and say we want Soapbox to stand for something and add to our overall video strategy," he said, noting that being a broad user-generated video player was too expensive in light of the current economy. "We haven't decided whether you just continue to support it or whether it is too expensive and out of our focus to do," he said.