Microsoft News (NASDAQ:MSFT)

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02/17/20171:13PMDJNAmazon Rivals Have Big Clouds to Fill
By Dan Gallagher Some things, even huge piles of money can't buy. One of those things might be the ability to unseat Amazon.com Inc.'s AWS as the king of the cloud computing market. Not that others haven't made a game effort. The two largest challengers -- Microsoft Corp. and Google parent Alphabet Inc... More...>>
02/15/20174:00AMPRNUSKPMG And Microsoft Announce New "Blockchain Nodes"
KPMG And Microsoft Announce New "Blockchain Nodes" First joint blockchain nodes open in Frankfurt and Singapore; will identify new applications and use cases for blockchain technology PR Newswire NEW YORK, Feb. 15, 2017 NEW YORK, Feb. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- KPMG International and Microsoft Corp. have announced... More...>>
02/10/20171:29PMDJNMicrosoft to Rate Corporate Cybersecurity
By Jay Greene Microsoft on Friday will begin grading its commercial customers' Office 365 security settings in an effort to fortify its software and services that are frequent targets of hackers. One insurance company, Hartford Financial Services Group Inc., plans to take the security score into account when setting... More...>>
02/08/20172:29PMDJNMicrosoft Broadens Patent Protection for Cloud Customers
By Jay Greene Microsoft Corp. on Wednesday broadened the patent-lawsuit protection it offers its cloud-computing customers, aiming to keep intellectual-property litigation from curtailing the adoption of its Azure service. The program, called Microsoft Azure IP Advantage, provides uncapped indemnification coverage -- payment... More...>>
02/08/20179:29AMDJNMicrosoft Broadens Patent Protection for Cloud Customers
By Jay Greene Microsoft Corp. on Wednesday broadened the patent-lawsuit protection it offers its cloud-computing customers, aiming to keep intellectual-property litigation from curtailing adoption of its Azure service. The program, called Microsoft Azure IP Advantage, provides uncapped indemnification coverage -- payment... More...>>
02/08/20173:02AMDJNCiti Powers Fintech Effort -- WSJ
By Telis Demos Citigroup Inc. this week is launching a joint effort with software giants and startups to find ways to use new financial technologies to combat fraud and bribery in government services. The initiative, called Citi Tech For Integrity Challenge, will partner Citigroup's public-sector group with tech companies... More...>>
02/07/201710:29AMDJNBig Employers Go It Alone in Push to Help Refugees
By Kelsey Gee Dozens of big employers including Microsoft Corp., Accenture PLC, HP Inc. and Airbnb Inc. are redoubling promises to recruit, hire and help refugees. The roughly 50 companies had been part of the Partnership for Refugees, an Obama administration push aimed at expanding work opportunity and resources for refugees... More...>>
02/07/20177:39AMDJNCitigroup Links With Tech Giants To Put Fintech To Work For Governments
By Telis Demos Citigroup Inc. this week is launching a joint effort with software giants and startups to find ways to use new financial technologies to combat fraud and bribery in government services. The initiative, called Citi Tech For Integrity Challenge, will partner Citigroup's public-sector group with tech companies... More...>>
02/02/20171:03PMDJNMicrosoft Presses for Immigration-Ban Exceptions -- Update
By Jay Greene Microsoft Corp. called on the Trump administration to create a process for granting exceptions to last Friday's executive order on immigration, the latest step by technology companies to address challenges posed by the action. In a letter sent Thursday to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Secretary... More...>>
02/02/201712:31PMDJNMicrosoft Presses for Immigration-Ban Exceptions
By Jay Greene Microsoft Corp. called on the Trump administration to create a process for granting exceptions to last Friday's executive order on immigration, the latest step by technology companies to address challenges posed by the action. In a letter sent Thursday to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Secretary... More...>>
02/02/20173:53AMDJNTech Companies Consider Joint Letter to Trump Opposing Travel Ban
By Greg Bensinger and Laura Stevens A group of companies including some of the biggest names in the technology industry are considering a joint letter to President Donald Trump opposing his recent immigration order and offering to work with the White House to develop different policies, people familiar with the matter... More...>>
01/31/20173:03AMDJNCredit Markets: Microsoft $17 Billion Bond Sale Is Popular -- WSJ
By Sam Goldfarb Microsoft Corp. sold $17 billion of bonds, capping a busy month for corporate-debt issuance with the largest deal of the young year. Surprising investors with such a big deal so soon after it sold $19.75 billion of bonds last August, Microsoft nonetheless met with a warm reception Monday from the market... More...>>
01/30/20177:31PMDJNMicrosoft Sets 2017 High With $17 Billion Bond Sale -- Update
By Sam Goldfarb Microsoft Corp. sold $17 billion of bonds, capping a busy month for corporate-debt issuance with the largest deal of the young year. Surprising investors with such a big deal so soon after it sold $19.75 billion of bonds last August, Microsoft nonetheless met with a warm reception Monday from the market... More...>>
01/30/20177:15PMPRNUSMicrosoft announces debt offerings
Microsoft announces debt offerings PR Newswire REDMOND, Wash., Jan. 30, 2017 REDMOND, Wash., Jan. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. on Jan. 30 announced the pricing of its offering of $17.00 billion aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes. The notes consist of the following tranches: $1.50 billion... More...>>
01/30/20175:47PMDJNMicrosoft Sets 2017 High With $17 Billion Bond Sale -- Update
By Sam Goldfarb Microsoft Corp. was set to sell $17 billion of bonds Monday, capping a busy month for corporate bond issuance with the largest deal of the young year. Surprising investors with such a big deal so soon after it sold $19.75 billion of bonds last August, Microsoft nonetheless met with a warm reception from... More...>>
01/30/20173:02AMDJNTech CEOs Decry Trump Move -- WSJ
Silicon Valley CEOs air concerns about Trump action's effect on attracting foreigners By Jack Nicas Leaders from across the technology industry criticized President Donald Trump's temporary ban on foreign nationals from seven Muslim-majority countries, ending weeks of cautious engagement with the new president... More...>>
01/29/20172:51AMDJNTech Executives React to Trump Immigration Order in Their Own Words -- Update
A Wall Street Journal Roundup Technology industry executives expressed personal dismay and concern for their companies in reacting to President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration. In company emails, interviews and posts published online, leaders from companies including Apple Inc. and Microsoft Corp. framed... More...>>
01/29/20171:25AMDJNSilicon Valley Leaders Target Donald Trump's Travel Restrictions -- Update
By Jack Nicas Leaders from across the technology industry criticized President Donald Trump's temporary ban on foreign nationals from seven Muslim-majority countries, ending weeks of cautious engagement with the new president, whom many in Silicon Valley opposed. Alphabet Inc.'s Google, Apple Inc., Facebook Inc... More...>>
01/29/201712:51AMDJNTech Executives React to Trump Immigration Order in Their Own Words
A Wall Street Journal Roundup Technology industry executives expressed personal dismay and concern for their companies in reacting to President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration. In company emails, interviews and posts published online, leaders from companies including Apple Inc. and Microsoft Corp. framed... More...>>
01/28/20177:52PMDJNSilicon Valley Leaders Target Donald Trump's Travel Restrictions
By Jack Nicas Leaders from across the technology industry criticized President Donald Trump's temporary ban on foreign nationals from seven Muslim-majority countries, ending weeks of cautious engagement with the new president, whom many in Silicon Valley opposed. Alphabet Inc.'s Google, Apple Inc., Facebook Inc... More...>>
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