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Why I’ve learned to never count out Microsoft

25
Jan
2014

I’ve taken my fair share of shots at Microsoft over the years but thankfully I’ve never been foolish enough to label the company “doomed.” If you need to understand why Microsoft is far from “doomed,” look no further than the quarterly earnings report it released on Thursday where it posted record revenue and very healthy margins that would be the envy of just about any other company in the world. And this is what I don’t think the “Microsoft-is-doomed” crowd don’t quite understand: Microsoft is the tech world’s equivalent of the New York Yankees and it makes more than enough money to paper over its mistakes. So yes, Windows 8 has been a flop in the consumer market, the first-generation Surface

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