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    Microsoft Overcomes PC Sales Slide

    Wochit Headline News

    by Wochit Headline News

    Thursday after the close Microsoft reported earnings. One conclusion from that jumps out from the report and the conference call is that Microsoft has overcome the so-called 'death of the PC.' Microsoft is generating about 70% of its profits from its commercial business that is growing at about a 10% rate. In spite of the PC sales trend against it and poor performance in the mobile sector, Microsoft's consumer and device revenues grew by 4% to $7.46 billion.