Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation is an American multinational technology company with headquarters in Redmond, Washington. It develops, manufactures, licenses, supports, and sells computer software, consumer electronics, personal computers, and related services. Its best known software products are the Microsoft Windows line of operating systems, the Microsoft Office suite, and the Internet Explorer and Edge web browsers. Its flagship hardware products are the Xbox video game consoles and the Microsoft Surface lineup of touchscreen personal computers. In 2016, it was the world's largest software maker by revenue. The word "Microsoft" is a portmanteau of "microcomputer" and "software". Microsoft is ranked No. 30 in the 2018 Fortune 500 rankings of the largest United States corporations by total revenue. Microsoft was founded by Bill Gates and Paul Allen on April 4, 1975, to develop and sell BASIC interpreters for the Altair 8800.

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Microsoft Updates Cloud Contracts Following Data Privacy Concerns

Microsoft is updating its commercial cloud contracts, following an EU decision that they have been...

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Microsoft Teams’ giddy growth looks impressive, but it doesn’t tell the full story

Microsoft announced some pretty notable growth stats for its Teams collaboration software this week,...

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Microsoft delays its new Surface Earbuds launch to spring 2020

Microsoft had been planning to launch its new Surface Earbuds “later this year,” but the company is...

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Microsoft Delays Its AirPods Rival Until After the Key Holiday Season

Microsoft Corp. delayed the launch of its Surface Earbuds, missing the 2019 holiday shopping season....

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Microsoft's AR Vision

Microsoft just launched its new HoloLens 2 augmented reality headset. While it's not quite ready for store shelves, the device looks to be a game-changer...

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Microsoft delays its AirPods competitor to spring

Microsoft chief product officer Panos Panay said on Twitter that the company's AirPods competitor, called Surface Earbuds, are delayed until the spring....

discovered 4 months ago on CNBC
Microsoft delays Surface Earbuds until next year

Microsoft has apparently decided to delay the launch of its Surface Earbuds. The $249 wireless earbuds, which the tech giant unveiled in October, won't...

discovered 4 months ago on CNET
Microsoft refutes rumors that Microsoft Teams is being used in ransomware attacks | ZDNet

In a statement published today, Microsoft has rebuffed rumors that its Microsoft Teams communication...

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Microsoft brings back coopetition: Salesforce partnership part of bigger plan | ZDNet

Microsoft's alliance with Salesforce announced mid-November surprised a lot of industry watchers -...

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Microsoft Moves into New Highs: Not Your Granddaddy’s Desktop | The Motley Fool

Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) is going from strength to strength. The share price recently closed at a new all-time high, making Microsoft one of the most valuable ...

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Microsoft’s Antitrust Scars

Two decades ago, Microsoft Corp. fended off the U.S. government’s best effort to break the company into pieces. Apple Inc., Alphabet Inc., Facebook Inc....

discovered 4 months ago on Bloomberg
Microsoft: We're changing all your cloud contracts after privacy complaints | ZDNet

Microsoft will roll out new cloud contractual terms after EU regulators found the old ones violated...

discovered 4 months ago on ZDNet
Microsoft tests Gmail integration in web-based Outlook

Microsoft seems to be testing a new feature that lets users add Google services to their Outlook...

discovered 4 months ago on Engadget
Microsoft is dropping products and handing customers to competitors in the latest sign of CEO Satya...

Microsoft is cutting Invoicing and Outlook Customer Manager — two products directed at small and...

discovered 4 months ago on Business Insider
Microsoft Teams Sees Robust Growth, Slack Tanks - Market Realist

On November 19, Microsoft declared that Teams, its workplace chat app, had over 20 million daily...

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Microsoft says it has 20 million daily active Teams users | ZDNet

In July, Microsoft officials said the company had hit the 13 million daily active user (DAU)...

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Microsoft Teams is making Slack investors nervous with its growth

Investors in Slack Technologies Inc., reeling from news Tuesday that Microsoft Corp.’s Slack killer...

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Microsoft Surface Pro X

The Pro X is a well-designed Windows tablet that will thrill Microsoft's Surface superfans, but its cost and app-compatibility caveats throttle its aim...

discovered 4 months ago on PC Magazine
Microsoft Is Doing A Great Job Keeping Its Complex Partner Ecosystem Happy

A logo sits on display outside the Microsoft Corp. pavilion at the Mobile World Congress in ... [+]...

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Microsoft begins the official rollout of Windows 10 1909 | ZDNet

Microsoft is kicking off the official rollout of Windows 10 1909, the Windows 10 November 2019...

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Microsoft to apply California privacy rules to all users nationwide

Microsoft said in a blog post Monday that it will apply the protections of a new California privacy...

discovered 4 months ago on Axios
Microsoft to support 5G development efforts in Singapore | ZDNet

Microsoft has signed a Memorandum of Intent with Singapore's Infocomm Media Development Authority...

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Microsoft workers say it's making progress on diversity

Microsoft's push for greater diversity in its workforce appears to be paying off, and it's not just...

discovered 4 months ago on Engadget
Microsoft Makes Small Strides in Hiring Women and Minorities

The number of female employees grew by 12% in fiscal 2019, including an 18% increase in technical...

discovered 4 months ago on Bloomberg via Yahoo Finance
Microsoft's first in-depth diversity report shows progress remains slow

Microsoft's first full-fledged diversity and inclusion report tells a well-worn story in the world...

discovered 4 months ago on CNET
Microsoft updates Windows 10, improving search results and simplifying calendar entries

Microsoft's latest update to its Windows 10 operating system is focused on improving the quality of...

discovered 4 months ago on CNBC
Microsoft Gives Productivity a New Focus With AI Features

My biggest concern about new technology has been whether it is actually making us more productive,...

discovered 4 months ago on PC Magazine
Microsoft aims to streamline its device-management strategy with Endpoint Manager | ZDNet

IT pros who've been wondering (and worrying) about System Center Configuration Manager's future can...

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