Microsoft felt no major impact from economy yet

Microsoft Corp. expects to see some economic slowdown eventually, particularly in the United States, but its business has not felt any major impact yet, Chief Financial Officer Chris Liddell said on Monday.Liddell, speaking at a technology conference, said the software maker is "not blind to the fact that it's a difficult economic environment out there, […]

Microsoft Corp. expects to see some economic slowdown eventually, particularly in the United States, but its business has not felt any major impact yet, Chief Financial Officer Chris Liddell said on Monday.

Liddell, speaking at a technology conference, said the software maker is "not blind to the fact that it's a difficult economic environment out there, in particular in the U.S. and to some extent in the rest of the world."

Microsoft has been helped by its geographic diversity and strong growth in emerging markets such as Russia, China, Brazil and India, he said.

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