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Microsoft says Intel, HP 'Actively' Working with Linux

Jul 30, 2009, 21:34 (9 Talkback[s])

""During fiscal years 2009, 2008, and 2007, research and development expense was $9.0 billion, $8.2 billion, and $7.1 billion, respectively. These amounts represented 15 percent, 14 percent, and 14 percent, respectively, of revenue in each of those years. We plan to continue to make significant investments in a broad range of research and product development efforts."

"That leads to the question: Can Microsoft gain enough through R&D to stem the tide of Linux and Apple against its client software business?"

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