engine - 5:17 pm on Jan 28, 2011 (gmt 0)
Microsoft's Online Fourth Quarter Operating Loss of $2.5 Billion [businessinsider.com]
Every quarter Microsoft reports earnings, and every quarter it reports a massive loss in its online operations. Today it reported a $543 million loss for its December quarter.
This gives Microsoft a trailing-four-quarter loss of $2.5 billion. That's simply astounding. We've asked it before, and we'll ask it again: Has any company lost as much money online as Microsoft?