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Therefore, there are no individual Office apps for the Surface Duo

 Therefore, there are no individual Office apps for the Surface Duo © Provided by Dr. med. Windows Surface Duo in one of our last posts on the Surface Duo has been mentioned that no separate apps of Word, Excel and PowerPoint are available for the two generations of the duo, but only the "all-encompassing" Office app.

Since Satya Nadella has taken over the Executive Committee of Steve Ballmer in February 2014, Microsoft (WKN: 870747) increases its yields rapidly. Sales between financial years 2014 and 2021 increased from 86,833 to $ 168,088 million and the profit increased from € 22,074 to $ 61,271 million. The shares course followed the development.

Microsoft Aktie © Provided by the Motley Fool, Inc Microsoft Share Microsoft and Satya Nadella put on the cloud

Satya Nadella recognized the enormous growth opportunities of the cloud business at an early stage. In the last financial year 2021, it already contributed 35.7% to sales and 37.4% to operational profit. The area grows with big steps. Between 2019 and 2021 alone, his operational profit rose from 12,820 to $ 19,439 million.

Microsoft takes over gameGigant Activision Blizzard

 Microsoft takes over gameGigant Activision Blizzard Redmond. For nearly $ 70 billion dollars, Microsoft takes over the large video game provider Activision Blizzard. The software giant that stands behind the Xbox game console ensures popular games like "Call of Duty", "Diablo" and "Warcraft / Starcraft". © Jae C. Hong The logo of Activision Blizzard (symbol image).

long time was Microsoft's game business a problem child. Too strong was the competition and the market already shone. But like the business world, today more and more games hike into the cloud. Users can access their entertainment from anywhere and continue them. Almost 95% of all players use their smartphone.

How Microsoft benefits from the Activision Blizzard Takeover

In the 2021 financial year, Gaming was already Microsoft's four-starx segment with $ 15,370 million. Now follow with the Activision Blizzard (WKN: A0Q4K4) takeover Satya Nadella's next ingenious clay cable.

The company counts with about 9,500 employees and sales of 8,086 million US dollars to the best game developers. In the portfolio, for example, Warcraft, Diablo, Overwatch, Call of Duty and Candy Crush contain that belong to the most popular games at all. In addition, there are eSports activities like Major League Gaming. Microsoft also increases the profitability of his game segment with the acquisition. Thus, Activision Blizzard's net profit margin was 27.2%.

Xbox Game Pass Update: The accessories and disposals in the second half of January

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In addition, Microsoft and Satya Nadella has long since looked at the metaverse market, which promises great growth rates in the coming years. In times of pandemic many people have withdrawn. Gaming is a way to interact with other people, and therefore today is one of the most important and fastest growing entertainment forms.

Microsoft rises through the Activision Blizzard Takeover to the third largest game provider. Only Sony (WKN: 853687) and Tencent (WKN: A1138D) achieve even more sales. Nevertheless, the acquisition is a big jump for the software group.

Microsoft strengthens its Game Passportfolio with the purchase. Thus, Activision Blizzard counts almost 400 million active players per month. On the other hand, Game Pass had "only" subscribers "only" subscribers.

The Group pays $ 95 per Activision Blizzard share, which corresponds to a purchase price of $ 68.7 billion. He expects a transaction certificate in the 2023 financial year.

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Satya Nadellas Assessment

"Gaming is today the most dynamic and exciting category of entertainment on all platforms and will play a key role in the development of metaverse platforms. We are investing intensively in first-class content, the community and the cloud to entrain a new era of gaming, which players and developers at the center and gaming is safe, integrative and accessible to all, "says Satya Nadella.

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Microsoft share in Green: Microsoft with sales and profit jump .
The IT Group Microsoft has opened its books and reported on its business development. © Provided by Andrew Burton / Getty Images Microsoft has earned more than expected in its second quarter thanks to the strong cloud business. Some investors had expected an even stronger growth of the cloud business, analyst Brad Reback of Stifel explained the initially negative course reaction.

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