Windows Phone currently has a market share of approximately 0.5 percent, according to third-party research firms, but Microsoft remains tight-lipped on everything related to its mobile vision most of the time.
Coupled with many other highly-criticized decisions, this approach contributed to the decline of Windows Phone, and now a French bank blames Microsoft for abandoning support for the platform.
After many developers decided to leave Windows phones and focus exclusively on Android and iOS, HSBC France is doing the same thing, blaming Microsoft for giving up on the mobile operating system.
Starting with February 2017, the official HSBC France app will no longer be available in the Windows Store, and customers are recommended to turn to their browsers in order to access accounts (via thewindowse).
â€œThe services offered by Microsoft are evolving and their decision to abandon support … (read more)