Kara Swisher

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Viral Slides: Play CFO With Microsoft's Q3 Deck

Yesterday, Microsoft reported third-quarter earnings, which beat Wall Street expectations, but still had some warning signs (PC non-growth!).

Here are the software giant’s results, all duded up with pretty charts and bullet points to pencil out:


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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work