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August 21, 2012

Apple's iPhone business alone is now bigger than Microsoft.

The Server and Tools division of Microsoft  generated more revenue than the Windows division in the last fiscal year.

Google Advertising revenues made up 97% of revenues in 2009 and 96% of revenues in 2010 and 2011.

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iPhone business alone is now bigger than Microsoft.Not Windows. Not Office. But more than Brand Microsoft. ( source

The iPhone did not exist five years ago. And now it's bigger than a company that, 15 years ago, was dragged into court and threatened with forcible break-up because it had amassed an unassailable and unthinkably profitable monopoly.

The company  which was virtually  heading towards bankruptcy  has beaten " the biggest IT Giant hands on fair and square.In the December quarter, Apple's iPhone business generated $24.4 billion of revenue. Microsoft's whole company, meanwhile, from Windows to Office to servers to XBox, generated $20.9 billion.

In terms of product revenues The iPhone also appears to be considerably more profitable than Microsoft.Assuming  that Apple generates the same operating profit margin on its iPhone business that it generates on its overall business--38%--the iPhone business generated about $9.3 billion of profit in the December quarter.

In Comparison All of Microsoft, products meanwhile, generated only $8.2 billion.


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