Microsoft forecasts slower growth

Microsoft VP/Treasurer Greg Maffei yesterday reiterated the company's proclamation that future growth would slow. "I am virtually certain that growth will slow in the future," said Maffei, citing slowing sales in Microsoft's desktop applications business. The Office suite, for example, is responsible for approximately half of Microsoft's revenues. Windows NT, which is experiencing phenomenal growth this year, is not expected to positively impact the bottom line until next year

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