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Option 3

This usually keep them in contention with a dodgy product long enough for them to either get better or starve the competition to death.

Or to buy out the competition. There were many companies that started up with the business model of "do something Microsoft-adjacent in order to get bought out." This obviously still happens, though not as much with Microsoft any more.

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