CHART OF THE DAY: Where Microsoft’s Profits Come From

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When Microsoft revealed its first ever computer, the Surface, CEO Steve Ballmer said, “Windows is the heart and soul of Microsoft from Windows PCs to Windows Servers to Windows Phones and Windows Azure.” And while that’s certainly accurate, the Windows … Continue reading

Heck Yes, Windows Is Still Relevant

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A lot of folks in Silicon Valley think that Windows is irrelevant. But as Ed Bott pointed out on his personal blog earlier today, last month the hated Windows Vista actually had more active Web users than Mac OS X … 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