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Microsoft Fails to Notice the Death of the PC, Posts Record Revenue Figures Instead

January 24, 2013

Microsoft is reporting record revenue for the second quarter of its 2013 financial year. Performances were strong all round, with the Windows Division up 24 percent year on year.

Revenue was $21.456 billion, up three percent on the same quarter a year ago. Operating income was $7.771 billion, down three percent. Earnings per share also fell by three percent, at $0.76.

As is the norm for Microsoft financials at around the time of major product launches, there are substantial revenue deferrals in play that rejig the numbers a little. Both Windows 8

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