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Microsoft posts first ever loss


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They are stronger than ever nevertheless. The Window$ 8 shown promising performance and stability... This comes from a very long time Linux only user and developer (me) ;).

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There's always a first time and the second and third.

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It'll be interesting to see how Windows 8 and the release of Surface will change their game. Not to mention all the windows OS phones that are due for release.

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Better buy more anti-virus Winpees

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"I'm going down and Microsoft is going down with me!"

Steven Ballmer

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Without the 6 billion dollar writeoff (lowers their year end taxes), they would have had a 6 billion dollar profit. Not bad, and certainly nowhere near as bad as investors had expected. Strong showing considering a lot of people are waiting for W8 to arrive before buying a new computer.

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