Microsoft reported net income of $7.4 billion for the quarter ended March 31, 2018 (Q3 FY2018), up 35% from the $5.4 billion reported in the corresponding quarter last year. The company’s total revenues for the quarter stood at $26.8 billion, up 16% from $23.2 billion in Q3 FY2017. The tech giant’s operating income also rose by 20% to $8.2 billion this quarter from around $6.7 billion in Q3 FY2017. The company has shown strong growth across most segments, with its cloud business being a major driving force. Microsoft reports its results in three segments More Personal Computing - This includes Windows, hardware (like the Surface devices), Xbox, as well as search and advertising. Productivity and Business Processes - This covers Office, Exchange, SharePoint, Skype, LinkedIn and Dynamics Intelligent Cloud - This covers Azure Cloud, Windows Server, SQL Server, Visual Studio, and Enterprise Services More Personal Computing More Personal Computing revenue was $9.9 billion, up 13% year-over-year from Q3 FY2017, with operating income of $2.5 billion, up 24%. Windows, gaming, Surface, and search all grew. The Windows results are a bit of a mixed bag though. The Corporate-oriented Windows OEM Pro revenue was up 11% but consumer revenue, however, was down 8%, below the general decline of the PC market, due to a shift to lower-priced products like Chromebooks. Gaming revenue was up 18% YoY to $2.3 billion, with Xbox software and service revenue gaining 24% YoY. There are 59 million monthly active users of Xbox Live, up 13% from last…
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