Microsoft Announces First-Ever Quarterly Loss

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 48•29 Jul 20, 2012

Software giant Microsoft reported a quarterly loss for the first time since the company went public in 1986, losing $492 million in the most recent quarter due to a major write-down in its online division. What do you think?

  • “What they should do is use their immense size to box their smaller competitors out of the market. Have they tried that?”

    Isaac Price –
    Financial Analyst

  • “Giving Solitaire away for free was a huge blunder.”

    Phoebe Ellington –
    Locksmith

  • “I’m glad Microsoft is finally acting like a modern Internet company.”

    Pedro Reyes –
    Cargo Plane Pilot