DV Hardware - bringing you the hottest news about processors, graphics cards, Intel, AMD, NVIDIA, hardware and technology!
   Home | News submit | News Archives | Reviews | Articles | Howto's | Advertise
DarkVision Hardware - Daily tech news
September 29, 2020 
Main Menu
News archives

Who's Online
There are currently 130 people online.


Latest Reviews
Ewin Racing Flash gaming chair
Arctic BioniX F120 and F140 fans
Jaybird Freedom 2 wireless sport headphones
Ewin Racing Champion gaming chair
Zowie P-TF Rough mousepad
Zowie FK mouse
BitFenix Ronin case
Ozone Rage ST headset

Follow us

Delaying Windows Vista has cost Microsoft $1.1 billion

Posted on Monday, January 29 2007 @ 03:21:24 CET by

Microsoft presented fourth quarter revenues of $12.54 billion, up 6 percent compared to the same period a year ago, with net earnings of $2.63 billion. The net profit is down 28 percent compared to Q4 2005, mostly because of the delay of Windows Vista and the decision to hand out coupons for Windows Vista:
Microsoft said that Xbox 360, Microsoft SQL Server 2005, Visual Studio 2005 and Microsoft Dynamics CRM 3.0, which were released in Q4 2005 contributed more than $1.0 billion in revenue growth to the bottom line of the quarter result.

Especially the Xbox business has taken off for Microsoft with revenues of the Entertainment and Devices division climbing from $1.7 billion in Q4 2005 to $3.0 billion in Q4 2006. However, Microsoft was not able to reduce the loss of this segment, which was $286 million in Q4 2005 and $289 million in Q4 2006.
Source: TG Daily.



DV Hardware - Privacy statement
All logos and trademarks are property of their respective owner.
The comments are property of their posters, all the rest © 2002-2020 DM Media Group bvba