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Investors have been looking at Microsoft with a lot of interest since the beginning of the year, and for good reason. Microsoft just announced some very encouraging news regarding its Windows operating system. However, Microsoft has generated almost no return for its investors over the last decade, making some market watchers view it as a value trap. At the same time, it appears that Microsoft could have several intriguing catalysts coming its way in the next 12 months, and it trades at some extremely tempting multiples as well. So what does this all add up to? Should investors start considering the software powerhouse? Our tech editor weighs in on what to make of Microsoft today.
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