Microsoft surges toward trillion-dollar value as profits rise

WASHINGTON (AFP) – Microsoft said profits climbed in the past quarter on its cloud and business services as the US technology giant saw its market value close in on the trillion-dollar mark. Profits in the quarter to March 31 rose 19 per cent to USD8.8 billion on revenues of USD30.8 billion, an increase of 14 per cent from the same period a year earlier. More details in Friday’s Borneo Bulletin