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originally posted by: fossilera
a reply to: AtomicKangaroo
Sadly, on my end we're in the boat where we fully adopted a technology and only now, after Microsoft made it official that they were killing off said product years before, did we realize it was a horrible idea.
----------------------------------------------------------------- June 30, 2016
Total cash, cash equivalents, and short-term investments $113.24billion
· Devices revenue decreased $782 million or 35%, mainly due to lower revenue from phones, driven by the change in strategy for the phone business, offset in part by higher Surface revenue. Phone revenue decreased $870 million or 71%, driven by a reduction in volume of phones sold. Surface revenue increased $76 million or 9%, primarily driven by the release of Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book in the second quarter of fiscal year 2016, offset in part by a decline in revenue from Surface Pro 3 and Surface 3.
· Gaming revenue decreased $152 million or 9%, primarily due to lower Xbox hardware revenue, offset in part by higher revenue from Xbox Live. Xbox hardware revenue decreased 33%, mainly due to a decline in consoles sold and lower prices of consoles sold. Xbox Live revenue increased 4%, driven by higher volume of transactions and revenue per transaction.
· Search advertising revenue increased $514 million or 54%. Search advertising revenue, excluding traffic acquisition costs, increased 16%, primarily driven by growth in Bing, due to higher revenue per search and higher search volume.
· Windows revenue increased slightly, mainly due to higher revenue from Windows OEM, offset in part by lower revenue from patent licensing. Windows OEM revenue increased 11%. Windows OEM non-Pro revenue grew 27%, outperforming the consumer PC market, driven by a higher mix of premium licenses sold. Windows OEM Pro revenue grew 2%, reflecting a stabilizing commercial PC market and a higher mix of business PCs sold with Windows Pro. Patent licensing revenue decreased 21%, due to a decline in licensed units and license revenue per unit. Windows revenue included an unfavorable foreign currency impact of approximately 3%.
originally posted by: Kashai
a reply to: galien8
Please explain how exactly Microsoft Violates the 10 Commandments????
Based of course upon the opinion of the,"Liaison of THE ARCHITECT of our Universe Simulation".