You normally don't find companies issuing press releases to explain that everything is going according to plan, but that's just what Microsoft
Yes, worldwide. Mr. Softy was able to bridge geopolitical differences by addressing concerns for its Vista releases in Europe and Korea.
Nice. As far as non-events go, this one is pretty eventful. After severaldelays, knowing that Microsoft isn't stretching its elastic finish line even further is great news for investors. It's also great news for the many companies that have been tying their recent weaknesses to delays in Vista's rollout.
We all know that Dell
Even as Microsoft's global grip has been weakening -- with the emergence of Google
So leave it to Friday the 13th to deliver not Steve Ballmer in a Jason hockey mask, but rather the soothing sounds of stability at a time when the industry needs it the most.
Longtime Fool contributor Rick Munarriz does do Windows. He does not own shares in any of the companies mentioned in this story. Rick is also part of the Rule Breakers newsletter research team, seeking out tomorrow's ultimate growth stocks a day early. The Fool has a disclosure policy .