Microsoft's More Personal Computing business continues to be the main driver for revenues, earning $10.8 billion and up 17% year-over-year.
The software giant's fiscal fourth-quarter results reported late Thursday were just the latest evidence of its success at moving its business beyond the software typically found on PCs.
"Our early investments in the intelligent cloud and intelligent edge are paying off, and we will continue to expand our reach in large and growing markets with differentiated innovation", the chief executive officer, Satya Nadella, said in a statement.
Microsoft Corp. shares rose about 5% to an all-time high on Friday, after investors cheered another blockbuster quarter, backed by growth in its legacy software business and Azure cloud computing services.
Azure has a 16 per cent share of the global cloud infrastructure market, putting it in second place behind Amazon Web Services according to estimates made in April by Canalys. That's on the back of a seven percent increase in Windows OEM revenue and a 23 percent jump in Windows commercial products and cloud services revenue.
LinkedIn revenue increased 37 percent as usage soared, the earnings release indicated. The Surface business is up 25% from this time last year, something Microsoft credits to both a strong hardware lineup this year and a 2017 performance that set the bar lower.
Speaking to financial analysts on a conference call, Nadella made a point of praising Azure, noting Microsoft's recently signed mega-deal with Walmart to provide all of the cloud backend for the U.S. big-box behemoth.
Microsoft had "very strong finish to its fiscal year", and "meaningfully" outperformed commercial cloud bookings expectations. Office commercial products and cloud services revenue was up 10 percent with consumer Office up 8 percent.
"The combination of Xbox Live Game Pass subscription and Mixer are driving record levels of growth and engagement".
He added that Russian Federation is "nevertheless open to developing contacts with the USA on the basis of equality". Interestingly, the merged image of the two leaders has scared many people on social media.
Camilla Parker Bowles, the current wife of Prince Charles, the Queen's eldest son, is expected to appear in the upcoming season. Season 3 will see a bit of a shakeup as the show recasts the major players in order to tackle the queen's later years.
Sorry, but I'm siding with Meg on this one lads. "This one isn't even a stage smile ― this is a pained smile". The solo excursion will reportedly come before Meghan and Harry embark on their first royal tour this fall.
Jorginho played under Maurizio Sarri at Napoli and Chelsea's new head coach was keen to be reunited with him at Stamford Bridge. City play Chelsea in the Community Shield on 5 August before opening their league campaign at Arsenal a week later.
Putin was in the driver's seat during the news conference - speaking first and easily parrying with reporters. Browder was a driving force behind a United States law targeting Russian officials over human rights abuses.
The White House said on Wednesday that Trump would meet with his team about U.S officials being questioned by Russian Federation . All three have been vociferous critics of the president - after the president's press conference in Helsinki , Brennan said Mr.
He denounced Trump , saying he is on "suicide mission" in response to his earlier pledge to "totally destroy" North Korea. He told reporters , "We have no rush for speed", adding, "We're just going through the process".
The Thunder will then send Muscala to the Philadelphia 76ers for forward Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot, league sources said. To put that in context: No team in National Basketball Association history has cleared the $200 million barrier.
Donald Trump , left, and Vladimir Putin shake hands at the beginning of a meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland. In a possible dig at Trump's erratic presidency, Putin touted Russia's "consistent, responsible, independent foreign policy".
The house, which is situated in the Studio City suburb of Los Angeles, is now on the market for the first time in 45 years. Pictures from the listing show vintage floral wallpaper, a MusiCall whole-house radio and a stone-wall fireplace.
Geraint Thomas makes it back-to-back wins
Cavendish struggled across the finish line atop the summit more than 1 hour, 5 minutes after stage victor Geraint Thomas . Sprinting standout Mark Cavendish, meanwhile, finished far behind and missed the time limit, ending his Tour.
Turkey slams Israel's 'Jewish nation-state' law
With the left discredited and amid Palestinian attacks during the second Intifada, or uprising, the public shifted rightward. Israel shall always remain a strong, proud and vibrant democracy, and there is nothing in this law that will diminish that.
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 leak reveals two pretty convincing photos
Being a budget smartphone with very low-end specs, you can expect the price to be lower than all the other Galaxy J series phones. Further, a recent Geekbench listing revealed a Galaxy Note 9 variant running Exynos 9820 SoC with top-notch benchmark scores.