"Financially, Windows is still hugely important to Microsoft — but not as much as it once was. The Microsoft division anchored by Windows generates about 20% of the company’s annual revenue, but Office and Microsoft’s software for servers and other back-office computing systems are each bigger revenue contributors. Even with a recent spark in sales, PCs are a minority of computing devices in the world; the 315 million or so PCs sold every year are dwarfed by the more than 1 billion smartphones sold annually.Does Microsoft Need a Big Windows Unveiling at the End of September? - Digits - WSJ
The one-two punch of continual updates and shrinking relevance of PCs in the computing world mean new major releases of Windows don’t have the oomph they once had."
Friday, August 22, 2014
Does Microsoft Need a Big Windows Unveiling at the End of September? - Digits - WSJ
Signs of the Microsoft times