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Redmond: Bigger and Badder Than Ever

Despite Google gains, Apple advances and open source success, the Redmond money train just keeps a-rollin'. Last week, Microsoft announced it brought in more than $10 billion in the more recent quarter. While big, these numbers still pale in comparison to HP's and IBM's. But Microsoft is all about profits and, in this case, had pre-tax profits of nearly $4.5 billion -- margins any self-respecting capitalist would be proud of. The big revenue guns were games, Visual Studio and SQL Server 2005.

Posted by Doug Barney on October 31, 2006 at 11:52 AM


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