According to Nokia’s fourth quarter earnings report – Microsoft paid Nokia $250 million in the quarter for “platform support payments”. Here’s the quote: Our broad strategic agreement with Microsoft includes platform support payments from Microsoft to us as well as software royalty payments from us to Microsoft....

Today Microsoft’s fiscal second quarter 2012 earnings results answered the question of just how weak PC demand was. For Q2, ended December 31, Microsoft revenue was $20.89 billion, up 5 percent year over year. Operating income: $7.99 billion, a 2 percent decrease. Net income was $6.62 billion, or 78 cents a...

So Microsoft recently release more details about their upcoming Windows Store yesterday and as expected, a lot of it was pretty impressive. There are lots of tools for developers and publishers and it seems very well thought through for the most part. There is however one piece of it that bugs the crap out of...

Microsoft has announced the speaker lineup for their upcoming Financial Analyst Meeting 2011. The Financial Analyst Meeting will start at September 14 at 1:00 pm PT and end at approximately 4:00 pm PT, followed by a reception. The speakers: Bill Koefoed – General Manager, Investor Relations Kevin...

Michael Dell, CEO of Dell, said his company remains interested in Android tablets, but also noted Windows 8 will be a viable competitor. On a second quarter conference call with analysts, Dell said the company’s early work on Windows 8 “looks to be pretty encouraging.” Here’s how Dell handicapped...

Apple did it again with another amazing financial quarter on Tuesday, with a record quarterly net profit of $7.31 billion on record quarterly revenue of $28.57 billion. Apple sold a whopping 20 million iPhones this quarter. “We’re thrilled to deliver our best quarter ever, with revenue up 82 percent and profits...

*yawn*…slow day today… While it’s a fair assessment overall, Goldman have their heads so far in the sand about Windows 8, it’s not even funny. They just released the following… Goldman Sachs is maintaining their Neutral rating on Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) as the company shares noteworthy information with investors...