Microsoft’s Online Business Is Just Awful!

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Microsoft’s Online Business Is Just Awful There is a slight wrinkle to this quarter’s edition of the Microsoft online money pit chart. The company took a $6.2 billion write down from its failed aQuantive acquisition, which means we get an … Continue reading

Which Tech Company Spends The Most On Advertising?

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Which Tech Company Spends The Most On Advertising? Microsoft spent more on advertising in the U.S than any other tech company last year, according to AdAge’s data. Surprisingly, the second biggest ad spender was Google thanks to the fact that … Continue reading

How Much Money Microsoft Has Lost On The Xbox

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How Much Money Microsoft Has Lost On The Xbox Microsoft is about to release its own tablet. This is a brave new world for Microsoft! It has not done much heavy duty computing hardware. The one hardware project that it … Continue reading

Microsoft Burns Another Half Billion Online

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Microsoft Burns Another Half Billion Online The good news: Microsoft has stabilized the amount of money it loses online. The bad news: It’s still on track to lose almost $2 billion online this year. This quarter Microsoft lost $476 million. … Continue reading

Microsoft’s Windows Compared To iOS And Android

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Despite the growth of mobile platforms, Windows remains the number one operating system by a long shot, according to data from comScore. The chart above shows the share of platforms driving traffic to websites in the U.S. It’s not a … Continue reading

Microsoft Is No Longer The Windows Company

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For the longest time, the conventional thinking was that Windows was the most important part of Microsoft’s business. Turns out that’s changing. As you can see in this chart, the Business Division, which is home to Office group, has blown … Continue reading