15 Takeaways From Microsoft's Financial Analyst Meeting


Ballmer Eats Humble (Mobile) Pie

Mobile devices, we have almost no share. I don't know whether to say that with enthusiasm or kind of uncomfortable tension, but I'm an optimistic guy. Anything we have low market share sounds like upside opportunity to me. The Nokia deal is a lot of things. One of the things that it certainly is a way to make sure that we can actually capture the gross margin upside, because we are making most of the investment today that we need to make even owning Nokia.

-- Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer