Now Playing: 04-20-12 Marketplace Tech Report

The first edition of the Windows operating system came out in 1985, but maybe there's hope for Microsoft's classic operating system to have some credibility and future as the world moves into what's often called "the post-PC era." Microsoft's quarterly earnings beat expectations and Verizon has announced that it has faith in the Windows Phone platform and will put some muscle behind marketing it in the months ahead. Also, another edition of our non-award-winning Tech Report Theater.