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Microsoft publishes results above expectations

The group has just released its latest financial results. Like the previous quarter, Microsoft announced a quarterly report higher estimates, but lower than the same period in 2013: revenue 20.4 billion and a net profit of 5.6 billion.

Last January Microsoft presented a quarterly report, concluded in late December, positive. The turnover of 24.52 billion dollars was up year on year by 14%, while net income progressed by 3%, reaching $ 7.9 billion. Since Microsoft has changed direction. Satya Nadella has thus taken the place of Steve Ballmer as CEO in February. 

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The group has just published the results of the first quarter of 2014.
Microsoft has obtained a turnover of 20.4 billion dollars, down from a year less than 1%. Also, net income for the quarter decreased compared to the same period 2013. Established 5.6 billion, it was down 6.5%. Despite these declines, these results are higher than the estimates.
 
More specifically, the main increase concerns Azure, the Microsoft cloud platform, which increased by 150%. Division terminals and consumer products realized, in turn, 8.30 billion, up 12%. Also, the number of Windows licenses increased by 11%. Revenue from OEM licenses, too, grew up to 4%, thanks to the 19% growth of sales professionals.
 
In addition, Microsoft said it had sold over this period, 2 million consoles, including 1.2 million of Xbox One and have increased sales of tablet surface over 50% to $ 500 million. 
 
Kevin Turner, manager at Microsoft, said: "(our) products and services continue to offer differentiated products to our customers, and (we) continue to gain market share in areas such as cloud services, data platform and infrastructure management. " 
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