Microsoft's Q3 2016 Earnings: Search revenue up 18%, helped by Windows 10 usage

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Microsoft today announced its earnings for Q3 2016. Microsoft’s Search advertising revenue continued to show good growth, with revenue growing 18% YoY in constant currency, helped in particular by Windows 10 usage.

In fact 35% of search revenue in March 2016 was driven by Windows 10 devices, with Windows 10 having around 270 million users. This number, and presumably Microsoft’s search business, could double or triple over the next few years.

Find the full report here.

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