Microsoft released their second quarter results from fiscal year 2015 today. The holiday quarter saw an 8% rise in revenue over 2014, coming in at $26.47 billion last quarter. However the cost of revenue for the quarter was up almost $2 billion, so the operating income for Q2 2015 fell 2% year-over-year to $7.776 billion, from $7.969 billion a year ago. Net income fell to $5.863 billion, with an increase in total taxes paid due to an IRS audit adjustment, and restructuring expenses which totaled $243 million. Earnings per share was down 9% to $0.71, meeting analysts’ expectations for the quarter, and $4.5 billion was returned to shareholders for Q2. Breaking down the business, Microsoft has two main segments. Devices and Consumer (D&C) is the...

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