Microsoft profit, revenue beats Wall Street view

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Posted: Apr 23, 2015 4:17 PM

(Reuters) - Microsoft Corp on Thursday reported revenue and profit above Wall Street expectations, as sales of its hardware and cloud-computing products helped to offset a decline in its core Windows business.

Its shares rose 2.4 percent to $44.38 in after-hours trading.

(Reporting by Bill Rigby)