personal computers http://kplu.org en Microsoft Earnings And Revenue Climb, Still No CEO Announcement http://kplu.org/post/microsoft-earnings-and-revenue-climb-still-no-ceo-announcement <p>In the face of a steadily declining market for personal computers, Microsoft succeeded in boosting both revenue and profit in the most recent quarter, coming in ahead of analyst estimates.&nbsp;</p><p>Sales climbed 14 percent to $24.5 billion in the quarter ended Dec. 31, and net income rose 2.8 percent to $6.6 billion, or 78 cents a share. The consensus estimate of analysts was 69 cents a share, according to Bloomberg.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 21:39:51 +0000 Ashley Gross 12826 at http://kplu.org Microsoft Earnings And Revenue Climb, Still No CEO Announcement Microsoft quarterly sales rose, but PC makers still waiting for a boost http://kplu.org/post/microsoft-quarterly-sales-rose-pc-makers-still-waiting-boost <p></p><p>Microsoft says sales rose about 3 percent in its most recent quarter. But analysts say the company still has to contend with a slowing market for personal computers. Fri, 25 Jan 2013 17:00:30 +0000 Ashley Gross 7636 at http://kplu.org Microsoft quarterly sales rose, but PC makers still waiting for a boost