Xbox 360 http://www.kplu.org en Microsoft beats expectations for Q2 with strong sales of Xbox Kinect and Office 2010 http://www.kplu.org/post/microsoft-beats-expectations-q2-strong-sales-xbox-kinect-and-office-2010 <p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-949091.mp3</p><p>Microsoft handily beat Wall Street's expectations, posting record revenue: nearly $20 billion in its second quarter.</p><p>The company says <a href="http://www.microsoft.com/investor/EarningsAndFinancials/Earnings/PressReleaseAndWebcast/FY11/Q2/default.aspx%20">the strong financial report</a> was fuelled by rebounding business demand, as well as swift sales of the Kinect motion controller for its Xbox 360 video games.&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Xbox sales booming</strong></p><p>Microsoft says it sold 8 million Kinect motion controllers in just 60 days this past holiday season, far exceeding the company’s expectations, as well as Wall Street's.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 28 Jan 2011 15:51:20 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 665 at http://www.kplu.org Microsoft beats expectations for Q2 with strong sales of Xbox Kinect and Office 2010