Struggling software firm Microsoft posted its financial results for the second quarter of its 2014 financial year. Revenue was up 14 percent to $24.5 billion, operating income was up 2.5 percent to $8.0 billion, and earnings per share was up four percent to $0.79. All comparisons are with the same quarter of the 2013 financial year.
The results used the new reporting scheme first introduced last quarter
, splitting the company between "Devices and Consumer" (D&C) and "Commercial," with further subdivisions within each unit.