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For six years, the Internet Nexus served as my technology blog, but I've since started blogging at the SuperSite Blog instead. If you're looking for the blog, please head there. --Paul
Monday, April 30, 2007
10 Reinvigorating Facts About Microsoft's ProfitsI discussed Microsoft's utterly amazing quarterly results in both WinInfo Short Takes last Friday and on the latest episode of the Windows Weekly podcast, but this little blurb does a nice job of putting it in perspective:
I have written extensively about Microsoft's problems. But last week, I got a stunning reminder about the company's power. It takes Microsoft only 10 hours of business to exceed Red Hat's entire quarterly profit. Skeptical? Check out the math, and nine other facts about Microsoft's most recent earnings report.You know, just in case you weren't getting the difference. It's funny to me that some companies get undeservedly positive press and high stock prices while Microsoft, a cash cow, just lumbers along. It's really kind of insane.
For a dead company, Microsoft's profits certainly look lively.If I can paraphrase "Cartman," "That's what I always say."Permalink ]