For all the hoop-la we see about Apple in the press recently a small announcement came from Microsoft. I use Win 7 under Fusion because 2 major business apps: MS Project and MS Visio have not and will not be converted to OSX. Luckily, the Win OS is now an excellent and stable product. --------------------------------------- Microsoft reports record revenues, $19.02 billion for quarter by Andrew Munchbach The Microsoft machine seems to be picking up some serious steam. Sparked by strong sales of its Windows 7 operating system, Microsoft announced very strong quarterly earnings yesterday highlighted by revenues of $19.02 billion; a new company record.* Here are some other figures form the balance sheet: Operating income $8.51 billion, up 43% year-over-year Net income $6.66 billion, up 60% year-over-year Diluted earnings per share $0.74, up 57% year-over-year Revenue of $19.02 billion includes $1.71 billion in deferred revenue from Windows upgrade program and OEM pre-sales Adjusted revenue $17.31 billion Adjusted earnings per share $0.60 Microsoft also mentioned that they have sold over 60 million Windows 7 licenses since its launch on October 27th of 2009, making Windows 7 the fastest selling operating system to date.