SEATTLE, Jan 26- Microsoft Corp on Monday reported a fall in its quarterly profit that was in line with Wall Street forecasts, as sluggish personal computer sales dampened demand for Windows software and the company struggled with the impact of the strong U.S. dollar. "While currency is a headwind for Microsoft and other large international companies, we would...» Read More
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