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Microsoft earnings slip but still beat forecasts

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Microsoft on Thursday reported quarterly profit slipped as lifestyles continued to shift from personal computers to mobile devices and Internet cloud software. 

A customer walks near a display of Microsoft Windows XP software at a CompUSA store March 22, 2006, in San Francisco, California

The US software giant said that it made a profit of $5.66 billion on $20.4 billion in revenue in the three months that ended on March 31, a slight dip from the $6 billion in net income it took in on $20.5 billion in revenue during the same period a year earlier.

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