Microsoft soars past $800 bn in value after bumper growth in software biz

Jul 20 2018 | 17 mins ago

Shares of one of the technology world's oldest and best-known names rose 4 per cent to $108.50 in trading before the bell.

Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Twitter join Data Transfer Project

Jul 20 2018 | 21 mins ago

Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Twitter -announced to join the open source initiative called Data Transfer Project (DTP).

Microsoft 'interactive mirror' takes selfie at H&M in US

Jul 20 2018 | 32 mins ago

Microsoft has developed an interactive mirror for Swedish clothing brand H&M with speech and face recognition features that kicks into gear automatically as a customer walks up to it.

Cloud-driven Microsoft crosses $100bn revenue for first time

Jul 20 2018 | 8 hrs ago

Riding on its growing Intelligent Cloud portfolio and early investments in Intelligent Edge, Microsoft has surpassed $100 billion in revenue for the first time in fiscal year 2018.

Microsoft beats Wall Street targets on cloud services revenue

Jul 20 2018 | 9 hrs ago

Microsoft Corp posted quarterly profit and revenue that beat analysts’ estimates, as more businesses signed up for its Azure cloud computing services and Office 365 productivity suite.

Microsoft beats Wall St targets on cloud services revenue

Jul 20 2018 | 17 hrs ago

The company’s flagship Azure cloud product recorded revenue growth of 89 percent in the fourth quarter ended June 30. Its shares were up slightly in after-hours trading.

EU order against Google opens new doors for mobile industry

Jul 19 2018

A European Union antitrust judgement against Google on Wednesday invites more competition from software developers including Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O), Inc (AMZN.O) and Samsung Electronics Co (005930.KS), but still leaves them at an disadvantage.

Amazon, MLB add machine-learned stats to cloud deal

Jul 17 2018

Amazon will provide a new set of real-time statistics and graphics on live baseball games later this season, expanding its cloud computing deal with US Major League Baseball.

LinkedIn India member base doubles in 4 years to hit 50 mn

Jul 17 2018

Microsoft-owned LinkedIn on Tuesday said its India member base has doubled in the past four years to cross 50 million in the country.

New Microsoft Skype version for desktop from September 1

Jul 17 2018

Microsoft is rolling out the new version 8.0 of Skype for desktop, replacing its previously active "Skype Classic 7.0", from September 1.

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