NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- I have high hopes for Microsoft's (MSFT) forthcoming Windows 8 operating system. In fact, working in concert with Xbox SmartGlass, I truly believe it could be an Apple (AAPL) and Android killer.That said, the bold prediction IDC released this week even made me pause. The well-respected research firm thinks Windows Phone will surpass Apple's iOS and become the number two smartphone operating system in the world by 2016 behind a somewhat stalled-out, but still dominant, Android.
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