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|World & Business - Finance|
|Friday, 20 July 2012 12:24|
What happened to the company's great business tycoon computer? Bill Gates does not have to be very happy, is the first quarter in the history of Microsoft that this loss-What happened?
The company had not had any loss since joining the stock market in 1986. Microsoft paid $ 6.3 billion for aQuantive. But aQuantive could not compete against his rival, Google. Microsoft is doing well in other areas, despite the declining popularity of its Windows operating system, which dominated the PC market for years.
Excluding the adjustment for the reorganization of assets declined, and the retention of some of the revenues related to the launch of its system for Windows 8 , the benefits of Microsoft's end of the second quarter are more than those expected by investors, and the shares rose 1.6% after results were announced.
Record revenues of 73,720 million, 21,760 million of operating profit and earnings per share in excess of $ 2. Results that aims to improve for next year with the launch of new desktop operating system Windows 8, new Office 2013 productivity suite and Windows Phone system mobility 8, as Microsoft says the update of Windows systems is the reform more importantly in more than 10 years.