Microsoft first quarter revenues fall on Windows and Office sales decline


CEO Steve Ballmer claims sales will pick up when Windows 8 is launched

Software giant Microsoft has posted first quarter fiscal revenues down 7.9 per cent to $16bn (£10bn), from $17.372bn (£10.8bn) achieved in the same period a year earlier. The company claimed that the...

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