MSN and Microsoft's other Internet ventures are a sizeable business: $863 million in the most recent quarter. CBNC's Jim Goldman calls the quarter a "stunner." Perhaps, if he meant stunningly bad. Microsoft's growth rate is flat, Henry Blodget notes. Not counting Microsoft's aQuantive acquisition, it's been growing only 24 percent a year. And it's still losing money: about $200 million in the most recent quarter. No wonder Microsoft wants to buy Yahoo: For all of its woes, the Web giant still has its act more together than Microsoft.
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