Microsoft Earnings: What to Take Away

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In its recent quarterly earnings report, Microsoft announced its first ever quarterly loss as a publicly traded company. This loss is largely a result of its $6 billion writedown from its aQuantive acquisition. The company has yet to find success in the mobile market, or with any product outside of Windows and Office, so tech analyst Andrew Tonner remains skeptical of the company's growth prospects.

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