The operating system, according to Microsoft, is selling faster than Windows XP, in the same time period.
Regulators will wait to fine the company $4 million a day.
The software giant says it will aggressively defend against Oracle's spying claims.
It could mean trouble for EMC and Oracle, which have tied growth to aggressive M&A.
The move aims to make the new division more competitive with Yahoo! and Google.
A federal lawsuit claims its software rival was spying.
Weak revenue from the tax-prep product sends shares down more than 8%.
A report says sees growth for the business software segment of 11.7% through 2011.
The tech spending outlook remains uncertain after an earnings beat.
The database software giant glides past analysts' estimates.