Our D&C segments develop, market, and support products and services designed to entertain and connect people, increase personal productivity, help people simplify tasks and make more informed decisions online, and help advertisers connect with audiences. Our D&C segments are:
• D&C Licensing, comprising: Windows, including all OEM licensing (“Windows OEM”) and other non-volume licensing and academic volume licensing of the Windows operating system and related software (collectively, “Consumer Windows”); non-volume licensing of Microsoft Office, comprising the core Office product set, for consumers (“Consumer Office”); Windows Phone, including related patent licensing; and certain other patent licensing revenue;
• D&C Hardware, comprising: Xbox gaming and entertainment consoles and accessories, second-party and third-party video game royalties, and Xbox LIVE subscriptions (“Xbox Platform”); Surface; and Microsoft PC accessories; and
• D&C Other, comprising: Resale, including Windows Store, Xbox LIVE transactions, and Windows Phone Store; search advertising; display advertising; Subscription, comprising Office 365 Home Premium; Studios, comprising first-party video games; our retail stores; and certain other consumer products and services not included in the categories above.