BusinessWeek: In its latest quarterly earnings statement, Microsoft reported income growth of 60 percent to $6.66 billion and a 14 percent increase in profits to $19 billion. The reason for the impressive numbers seems clear: Windows sales jumped 70 percent to $6.9 billion for the quarter.
Other parts of the company were less successful. Revenue in the business division (which sells Office software) dropped 2.8 percent to $4.75 billion, and online services fell 4.6 percent. The entertainment and devices division (responsible for the Xbox) declined as well.