That said, cloud revenue continues to dominate Microsoft's earnings, raking in nearly $20 billion this past quarter. Windows OEM revenue went up by just four percent and commercial Windows and cloud services increased by seven percent.
Revenues rose 11.7% from a year ago to $24.5 billion, also topping analysts' view for $23.57 billion.
Over the last few quarters, Microsoft's Surface line reported declining revenue numbers as the company prepared to launch new products.
"Our results reflect accelerating innovation and increased usage and engagement across our businesses as customers continue to choose Microsoft to help them transform", said CEO Satya Nadella in a statement.
Microsoft today announced its quarterly earnings for its first financial quarter of 2018 (yes, I know it's early, but that's how Microsoft's financial quarters work).
Investors will likely be pleased by the progress Microsoft showed in its all-important cloud computing business.
Despite the growth in those areas, the continued winding down of Microsoft's smartphone business continued to take its toll, with "immaterial" phone revenue contributing 3% points of decline to the More Personal Computing unit's numbers. This report is for the first quarter of its 2018 fiscal year, or the third quarter of the 2017 calendar year. Office consumer products and cloud revenues rose 12%, while Dynamics products and cloud revenues rose 13%, including a 69% increase in Dynamics 365 revenue. His efforts have helped win over customers like Bank of America Corp. for Azure, No. 2 behind Amazon.com Inc.in the biggest part of the cloud market, and internet-based Office 365 workplace tools. LinkedIn revenue came in at $1.1 billion. In advertising, Microsoft reported a 15 percent revenue increase - excluding traffic acquisition costs - which the report says is driven by higher revenue per search and search volume. This recent period was the first full quarter in which stores were stocked with an update to that product - Microsoft's best-selling Surface - and a totally new category, a laptop computer with a clamshell design.
But a new Gallup poll did reveal a somewhat surprising demographic supports marijuana legalization more than ever: Republicans . Overall, 64 percent of Americans support marijuana legalization, which is the highest level of support in almost 50 years.
But even if you live nowhere near a Wisconsin Taco Bell , the upside is this: It's pretty much just candy in a tortilla. A Twix version of the Chocoladilla is being offered at some locations instead of the Kit Kat version.
Gemma said: "I'm not allowed to discuss that but all will be forgiven with the BBC if they give me a slot on Strictly next year". Gemma Collins was on stage to present an award when she had a nasty accident.
She ordered damages of $700,000 including interest. "Changing a few notes here and there just doesn't cut it". The case could have implications for other organizations that use so-called sound-alike tracks for profit.
Apple acquired the creators of Kinect , PrimeSense, back in 2013 and have since integrated the technology into Apple products. This is worse news than you realize, because the Kinect has found a home outside of gaming.
When Stern asked Kid Rock , whose real name is Robert Ritchie , if anyone had supported his bid for Senate, he replied, "Bannon". The tour will be in support of Rock's upcoming album, Sweet Southern Sugar , which is slated for release on November 3.
Police searched his home and his school computer that same day, according to a timeline compiled by the school system. The state is not aware of any alleged victim testing positive for HIV, according to the state's attorney's office.
The fact that Max Landis wrote the picture still gives me pause, but there's a enough weirdness going on to give it a fair shake. Bright is Netflix's most expensive movie so far (reportedly costing $90 million).
NY created the act in 2003, making it one of the country's first states to ban smoking tobacco products in public indoor areas. This new bill means vapes and e-cigs can no longer be used in restaurants, public parks, bars, most workplaces, and clubs.
Both sites will offer walk-up vaccinations, while a drive-thru option will also be available at the Tustin site. Taking a shot in the arm could do a lot to protect yourself from this year's flu, says a Stettler pharmacist.
It seems fitting, and nearly inevitable now, that Day-Lewis would quit acting to pursue the profession of his final character. Into his life comes Alma ( Vicky Krieps ), a young woman who becomes his muse and, seemingly, his obsession.
The payment service is now available in Finland for users of Nordea Bank's Visa- and MasterCards and ST1 Financial MasterCards. Supermarket chain Albertsons, for example, announced Monday that it's started accepting Apple Pay.
BJP to celebrate November 8 as 'Anti-Black Money Day'
When the NDA government came to power (May 2014), Prime Minister Narendra Modi took steps to minimise and end it. It is wrong to say that the country's economic fundamentals are strong. "China is growing at 6.9 per cent".
September GST collections touch Rs 92150 crore
The refund amount would be either credited to exporter's bank account through ECS or a cheque would be issued in his or her name. The tweet further said that the late fee amount will be credited back to the ledger of taxpayers who have already paid it.
Vodafone partners Micromax to unveil Rs 999 4G smartphone
With Micromax and Vodafone partnering, this will provide both the companies a major boost in their quest for market supremacy. So, Micromax and Vodafone joined hands and launched Micromax Bharat 2 Ultra smartphone at an effective price of Rs. 999 .
Rain And Cooler Temperatures On The Way
Temperatures will be in the mid-60s around midnight and may be the highest for the day Monday as a strong cold front moves in. It's much chillier Monday with lows in the 30s and highs staying in the 50s, under plenty of cloud cover limiting sunshine.