Microsoft still is an enterprise-driven company, even if management wants to do its best to deny that fact. Just look at its fourth quarter fiscal 2014 earnings for proof.
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Microsoft's fourth quarter 2014 earnings will be the first to factor in impact from the Nokia devices and services business Microsoft acquired in April. Here's how the company's reporting structure will change as a result.
CEO Satya Nadella dropped a few possible clues about where he and Microsoft may be going during his first earnings-call outing. Here's my attempt to read between the lines.
Analysts seem confident that Microsoft will hit its sales targets, but aren't so sure about earnings due to increased capital expenses.
Microsoft's FedRamp certification will make it easier for US government departments to use its cloud infrastructure services.
Reuters is reporting that ValueAct Capital is trying to secure a seat on the Microsoft board, a day after the company issued a weak Q4 earnings report.
Microsoft didn't release an updated count of Windows 8 licenses sold as part of its third quarter earnings. But here's what the company did say about Windows.
Microsoft's Office business still is the biggest of its five units in terms of profits. But Windows is finally back to being the biggest revenue contributor in the company's latest fiscal quarter.
With earnings calls from IBM, Microsoft, Google, Apple, and Yahoo coming this week, what do stock market prices actually say about tech companies? Little of value.
Forget bloatware. Desktop and laptop manufacturers could have a new way to eke out some more money from consumers when Windows 8 is officially released.
Microsoft execs are noting a week before reporting Q2 fiscal 2012 earnings that flooding in Thailand last year is affecting PC shipments.
Both cloud and on-premises versions of its Office products were the star in Microsoft's first fiscal 2012 quarter results.
Wall Street predictions continue to be on point this week as Microsoft matches on share earnings.
The company has matched analyst expectations in its latest results, following a bumpy quarter that saw the departure of chief executive Carol Bartz
During Yahoo's Q1 FY2011 earnings call with analysts, CEO Carol Bartz said that technical issues with Microsoft's adCenter platform were largely to blame for a shortfall in revenue that was expected from the Microsoft-Yahoo search alliance.
Yahoo's first quarter earnings report wasn't exactly stellar, which Yahoo execs are attributing to the search agreement with Microsoft.
Microsoft has sold 300 million copies of Windows 7 to date, officials said on January 27, the day the company is reporting its Q2 FY11 earnings.
Yahoo today reported better-than-expected results for the fourth quarter, with display advertising showing growth and content properties gaining ground as the company continues its turnaround efforts.For the quarter, the company reported net income of $312 million, or 24 cents per share, a 120 percent increase from the same quarter a year ago.
Microsoft will be releasing its Q1 2011 earnings on October 28 this week. And on the 28th and 29th, the company will be holding its first Redmond-based Professional Developers Conference. But there have been lots of other Microsoft-related happenings over the past few days (and it's only Tuesday).
I'm less interested in Salesforce CEO Mark Benioff calling Microsoft a troll and thug than I am in another tidbit from his earnings call transcript. Benioff is touting Salesforce's Chatter collaboration application Salesforce's "killer app." I'm thinking this space might be the real Microsoft-Salesforce battleground.
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