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Not-So-Smartphone: Microsoft Misses on Earnings Due to, Yep, Nokia

Microsoft turned in a pretty decent fourth quarter, with revenue of $23.4 billion, handily beating analyst estimates of $23 billion. But it missed on earnings per share — 55 cents, which was below the 60 cents expected, due to an eight cent per share loss related to its Nokia acquisition. 237 more words

General

Jack and Jill = Microsoft and Nokia ??!!

If you do not remember the Jack & Jill rhyme, you are probably uneducated. One of the simplest, yet quirky rhymes ever taught and surprisingly remembered by almost all adults, the rhyme has traditionally been seen as a nonsense verse, with even history trying to decipher it beyond the obvious, only to find a dead end. 375 more words

Strategy

Nadella's three choices with Microsoft

Last week the news of Microsoft’s layoffs broke and the common emotions were of disappointment and dismay. For most of us it signaled the inevitable – the continual demise of Microsoft’s once leading reputation as a consumer company. 315 more words

Leadership

Xbox One Sales Double After Removing Kinect

Microsoft has stated that:

Over the past month, we’ve seen a strong spike in interest in our Xbox One console options, including the new $399 offering, and the amazing lineup of games announced during E3.

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Video Games

Suspicions of Microsoft layoffs and the Xbox One

While Xbox One sales are supposedly increasing, I have my suspicions of this information being released alongside news of Microsoft layoffs.

Video Games

' Microsoft Cutting Record 18,000 Jobs From Work-Force '

#AceWorldNews – UNITED STATES (Silicon Valley) – July 17 – Microsoft will cut a record 18,000 jobs next year, as the company’s new CEO Satya Nadella seeks to boost efficiency, according to a company memo on Thursday. 188 more words

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