Comments
Microsoft's Mixed Earnings: Record Revenue, Drop In Profit
Newest First  |  Oldest First  |  Threaded View
J. Nicholas Hoover
50%
50%
J. Nicholas Hoover,
User Rank: Apprentice
1/28/2013 | 1:35:50 PM
re: Microsoft's Mixed Earnings: Record Revenue, Drop In Profit
Go ahead and blame the OEMs, but despite the record revenues, I think Microsoft continues to struggle through the desktop-web transition, burdened both by legacy technology and a late arrival to the party. The schizophrenic nature of Windows 8 (tablet home screen, but keep the desktop for other stuff) is representative of this fact.


Register for InformationWeek Newsletters
White Papers
Current Issue
InformationWeek Tech Digest, Dec. 9, 2014
Apps will make or break the tablet as a work device, but don't shortchange critical factors related to hardware, security, peripherals, and integration.
Video
Slideshows
Twitter Feed
InformationWeek Radio
Archived InformationWeek Radio
Join us for a roundup of the top stories on InformationWeek.com for the week of December 14, 2014. Be here for the show and for the incredible Friday Afternoon Conversation that runs beside the program.
Sponsored Live Streaming Video
Everything You've Been Told About Mobility Is Wrong
Attend this video symposium with Sean Wisdom, Global Director of Mobility Solutions, and learn about how you can harness powerful new products to mobilize your business potential.