New Delhi, January 25 : Microsoft has recorded its slowest gross sales progress in additional than six years in its December quarter of 2022, because it took a $1.2 billion hit after shedding 10,000 folks amid poor PC gross sales globally. Income was $52.7 billion and elevated 2 per cent whereas web earnings was $16.4 billion, decreased 12 per cent for the quarter that ended December 31. Microsoft Chairman and CEO Satya Nadella Says the Age of AI Is Upon Us and His Firm Is Powering It.
Income within the ‘Extra Private Computing’ was $14.2 billion and decreased 19 per cent. Whereas Home windows OEM income decreased 39 per cent, Xbox content material and providers income decreased 12 per cent and units income decreased 39 per cent.
Microsoft Chairman and CEO Satya Nadella stated the following main wave of computing is being born, because the Microsoft Cloud turns the world’s most superior AI fashions into a brand new computing platform. Microsoft To Cease Promoting Home windows 10 House, Professional Downloads From Finish January.
“We’re dedicated to serving to our clients use our platforms and instruments to do extra with much less at present and innovate for the long run within the new period of AI,” stated Nadella.
Microsoft has made a “multiyear, multibillion greenback” funding in ChatGPT developer OpenAI. Final week, the corporate stated it can start integrating ChatGPT into its Azure cloud providers choices.
“We’re centered on operational excellence as we proceed to speculate to drive progress. Microsoft Cloud income was $27.1 billion, up 22 per cent year-over-year as our industrial choices proceed to drive worth for our clients,” stated Amy Hood, govt vp and chief monetary officer of Microsoft.
Whereas LinkedIn income elevated 10 per cent, Search and information promoting income excluding visitors acquisition prices elevated 10 per cent within the quarter.
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