Microsoft announced the results for the first calendar quarter of 2014 a few days later than expected, and although profits were somewhat down, the rest of the numbers keep the excitement levels up. The company announced the financial results yesterday evening. And the vitally important devices and consumer revenue...

By now you know the story. Microsoft released its earnings report for the fourth and final quarter of last year (which is Q2 FY2014) for the company. Revenue came in at $24.52 billion, and net income, $6.56 billion, translating to an earnings per share of 78 cents. You can go over the report for specific details, but...

The inevitable happened. Microsoft made official its financial report for the fourth quarter of last year yesterday, and the growing numbers and sustained profits surprised many. Obviously, numbers like $24.52 billion in revenue for a quarter, and $6.38 billion in net income for the same period are impressive, if...

Bang on schedule, Redmond has just announced its quarterly revenue results for the fourth quarter of 2013, which makes it the company’s second quarter of fiscal year 2014. And the numbers are, once again, huge — better than expected huge, while we are at it. In terms of total revenue, the company generated $24.52...

We should have the financial details of Redmond’s FY2014 Q2 earnings in just a couple of days. The company has set January 23 as the date when it will reveal its preliminary earnings report for the final quarter of last year. And once again, analysts expect another strong showing by the technology titan. Microsoft is...

Microsoft officials have indicated that Windows 8 has surpassed the 100 million licenses sold milestone. If true, this number would put it on par with similar numbers for Windows 7. “If there had been more touch devices in the market, it would have been even more,” said Tami Reller, the Chief Financial Officer of...

Add another in the list of Microsoft divisions that have annual revenues in excess of the billion dollar mark. Windows Azure, Redmond’s cloud services business now proudly boasts such a figure. Microsoft has, over the years, been awfully coy about Windows Azure numbers. While the technology titan did declare that its...

It’s amazing what just a little push in the right direction can do. Most analysts seem to suggest that Microsoft is not doing very well now, some naysayers even predicting total doom and gloom. Obviously the slow performance of Windows 8 and (to an extent) Surface tablets has not helped. But despite all this,...

Microsoft have just released its fiscal Q3 2013 statement and it’s a little bit of a mixed bag. “The bold bets we made on cloud services are paying off as people increasingly choose Microsoft services including Office 365, Windows Azure, Xbox LIVE, and Skype,” said Steve Ballmer, chief executive officer at Microsoft....

As a technology enthusiast you may well be aware that Microsoft has remained pretty much tight-lipped on the sale figures of its latest operating system, Windows 8. We have heard the figure of 60 million licenses sold in the first two months of release, but nothing since. All that is probably going to change later...