[Reuters] Microsoft posts quarterly loss but beats Wall Street

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[Reuters] Microsoft posts quarterly loss but beats Wall Street - 07/19/12 10:46 PM

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp reported its first quarterly loss as a public company on Thursday as it took a previously announced hit for writing down the value of its ailing online unit, but held up better than expected in the face of stagnant computer sales.