Stories by Scott M., Fulton III

Microsoft previews free, updated Power BI business intelligence tool

Aiming at a mass business-user audience, Microsoft has released a preview of the next version of its cloud-based data visualization software, Power BI, with a promise to maintain a free option even after its general release.

Written by Scott M., Fulton III28 Jan. 15 08:59

Microsoft results buoyed by cloud products, but profit drops

Microsoft generated $2.3 billion in revenue last quarter from a business that didn't exist only a year earlier: phone hardware. Were it not for Nokia's old business, Microsoft would have been a poorer performer in the last three months of 2014, at least in terms of sales.

Written by Scott M., Fulton III27 Jan. 15 10:04