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Microsoft Has Reported $23.5 billion In Revenue But Misses Wall Street Expectations

On Thursday, Microsoft announced their quarterly earnings, with earnings that beat expectations, but their revenues missed Wall Street consensus estimates. It was reported that the company had $23.5 billion in revenue and earnings of $0.73 per share.  It was expected by financial analysts had expected $23.6 billion in revenue and earnings of $0.70.  Shares were down …

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Android Now The World’s Dominant OS, Surpassing Windows

According to the data that StatCounter has collected the Android OS has now passed Microsoft Windows as the global leading operating system.  This data reflects “total internet usage across desktop, laptop, tablet and mobile combined.” Window’s global OS share was 37.91 compared to Android’s 37.93 percent.  But, in North America, Windows had a 39.5 percent share, followed …

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Bing Has Become Profitable After Windows 10 Success Boosts Usage

Yesterday, it was announced by Microsoft that a significant milestone was reached: Bing has become profitable.  During the earnings call, Amy Hood, Microsoft’s CFO, said “In search, we expect Bing’s strong trajectory to continue, remaining profitable for the remainder of the year.” comScore has found that Bing’s US market share is currently 20.7 percent.  It was reported by Microsoft yesterday that “search advertising …

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Cortana For Android, iOS Coming Very Soon, Windows 10 To Sync With iPhones, Android

Microsoft wants their Windows 10 to be as friendly as possible, including even being cross-device friendly.  This means that the new operating system is going to work with Android and the iPhone to sync and make content available across all devices simultaneously.  This particular strategy is pretty smart of Microsoft on their part. It was …

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