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12/17/201412:59PMPRNUSIron.io Launches on Microsoft Azure
Iron.io Launches on Microsoft Azure IronWorker Brings Event-Driven and Scale-out Processing Services to Users of Azure PR Newswire SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 17, 2014 SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Iron.io is pleased to offer IronWorker as an Application Service within the Azure Marketplace, providing a key infrastructure... More...>>
12/16/20148:21PMDJNThe Joys and Hype of Software Called Hadoop
By Elizabeth Dwoskin Even in hype-filled Silicon Valley, few buzz phrases are freighted with higher expectations than big data. Salespeople are knocking on the doors of Fortune 500 companies, promising to help them analyze a mounting flood of information from websites, smartphones, social networks and an increasing array... More...>>
12/16/201410:20AMDJNTime to Accept Bitcoin for Fortune, Health Subscriptions
By Chelsey Dulaney Fortune and Health magazine readers have a new way to pay for their subscriptions starting Tuesday: bitcoin. Time Inc. has joined with with bitcoin wallet company Coinbase to offer the digital currency as a subscription payment option for magazines including Travel + Leisure and This Old House. The partnership... More...>>
12/12/201412:41AMDJNMicrosoft Move Is Win for Bitcoin
By Michael J. Casey Technology firm Microsoft Corp. took a small step Thursday that could give a big boost to the fledgling virtual currency bitcoin. The Redmond, Wash., software company announced that it has teamed up with Atlanta-based digital-currency payment processor BitPay to allow customers to use bitcoin when using... More...>>
12/10/20144:05PMPRNUSMicrosoft Announces Quarterly Earnings Release Date
Microsoft Announces Quarterly Earnings Release Date Microsoft to host earnings conference call webcast. PR Newswire REDMOND, Wash., Dec. 10, 2014 REDMOND, Wash., Dec. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. will publish fiscal year 2015 second-quarter financial results after the close of the market on Monday, January... More...>>
12/09/20141:00PMPRNUSMicrosoft announces U.S. general availability of Microsoft Azure Government
Microsoft announces U.S. general availability of Microsoft Azure Government Most complete cloud extends to government; U.S. Navy, King County, Wash., and states of Alabama, Texas all deploying Microsoft Cloud for Government services. PR Newswire REDMOND, Wash., Dec. 9, 2014 REDMOND, Wash., Dec. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tuesday, at... More...>>
12/05/201411:45AMDJNActivist Fund ValueAct Capital to Seek Up to $1.5 Billion From Investors -- Update
By Juliet Chung and David Benoit ValueAct Capital Management LP plans to raise up to $1.5 billion in new funds, joining a group of activist investors who are gearing up to target a fresh crop of companies next year. The roughly $15 billion San Francisco hedge-fund firm, which hasn't raised new money in several years, wants... More...>>
12/04/20146:54PMDJNJudge in Apple Case Says Plaintiffs May Not Have Bought iPods--Update
By Jeff Elder A federal judge Thursday questioned whether any of the plaintiffs in a long-running antitrust suit against Apple Inc. had actually bought the iPods at issue in the case. "What am I supposed to do if I don't have a plaintiff?" asked a concerned U.S. District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers after the jury left... More...>>
12/04/20145:48PMDJNTECH STOCKS: Microsoft's A Rare Tech Gainer In Mixed Session
By Rex Crum, MarketWatch Software giant gets lift as Nomura analyst raises price target SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Microsoft Corp. proved to be a rare, notable gainer among tech stocks Thursday after Nomura Equity Research analyst Rick Sherlund raised his price target on the software giant's stock. Microsoft shares... More...>>
12/04/20144:04PMDJNBarnes & Noble, Microsoft Terminate Nook Partnership -- 6th Update
By Jeffrey A. Trachtenberg And Chelsey Dulaney Microsoft Corp.'s flirtation with Barnes & Noble Inc. has ended, clearing the way for the largest U.S. bookstore chain to get on with its plans to split itself into two separate public companies. Barnes & Noble said Thursday that it is buying out Microsoft's 16.8... More...>>
12/04/201411:45AMDJNTECH STOCKS: Microsoft's A Rare Tech Gainer In Mixed Session
By Rex Crum, MarketWatch Software giant gets lift as Nomura analyst raises price target SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Tech bellwethers Microsoft Corp. and Apple Inc. advanced Thursday in what was turning into a mixed trading session for the tech sector. Microsoft stock (MSFT) rose 1.3%, to $48.70, after Nomura Equity... More...>>
12/04/201411:19AMDJNBarnes & Noble, Microsoft Terminate Nook Partnership -- 5th Update
By Chelsey Dulaney And Jeffrey A. Trachtenberg Microsoft Corp.'s flirtation with Barnes & Noble Inc. has ended, clearing the way for the nation's largest bookstore chain to get on with its plans to split itself into two separate public companies. Barnes & Noble said Thursday that it is buying out Microsoft's 16.8... More...>>
12/04/201410:18AMDJNBarnes & Noble, Microsoft Terminate Nook Partnership -- 4th Update
By Chelsey Dulaney Barnes & Noble Inc. has terminated its commercial agreement for its Nook e-reader with Microsoft Corp., a move it said provides a clearer path toward the impending split of its business. The bookstore retailer bought out Microsoft's preferred interest in Nook for about $120 million in cash and stock... More...>>
12/04/20149:55AMDJNBarnes & Noble, Microsoft Terminate Nook Partnership -- 3rd Update
By Chelsey Dulaney Barnes & Noble Inc. said it has terminated its commercial agreement for its Nook e-reader with Microsoft Corp., a move it said provides a clearer path toward the impending split of its business. The bookstore retailer bought out Microsoft's preferred interest in Nook for about $120 million in cash... More...>>
12/04/20149:43AMDJNBarnes & Noble, Microsoft Terminate Nook Partnership -- 2nd Update
By Chelsey Dulaney Barnes & Noble Inc. said it has terminated its commercial agreement for its Nook e-reader with Microsoft Corp., a move it said provides a clearer path toward the potential split of its business. The bookstore retailer bought out Microsoft's preferred interest in Nook for about $120 million in cash... More...>>
12/04/20149:30AMDJNBarnes & Noble, Microsoft Terminate Nook Partnership -- Update
By Chelsey Dulaney Barnes & Noble Inc. said it has terminated its commercial agreement for its Nook e-reader with Microsoft Corp., a move it said provides a clearer path toward the potential split of its business. Barnes & Noble, struggling to adapt as book buyers migrated to online retailers like Amazon.com Inc... More...>>
12/04/20149:17AMDJNBarnes & Noble, Microsoft Terminate Nook Deal
By Chelsey Dulaney Barnes & Noble Inc. said it has terminated its commercial agreement for its Nook e-reader with Microsoft Corp., a move it said provides a clearer path toward the potential split of its business. Like other brick-and-mortar retailers, Barnes & Noble has struggled to adapt as book buyers migrated... More...>>
12/03/20148:15PMPRNUSMicrosoft declares quarterly dividend
Microsoft declares quarterly dividend Dividend of $0.31 per share payable in March. PR Newswire REDMOND, Wash., Dec. 3, 2014 REDMOND, Wash., Dec. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. on Wednesday announced that its board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.31 per share. The dividend is payable March 12... More...>>
12/03/20143:00PMPRNUSMicrosoft holds annual shareholder meeting
Microsoft holds annual shareholder meeting PR Newswire REDMOND, Wash., Dec. 3, 2014 REDMOND, Wash., Dec. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Speaking to shareholders at Microsoft Corp.'s annual meeting today, Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella highlighted the company's strategic direction and continued progress in becoming the... More...>>
12/02/20143:15PMDJNChina Tax Authorities to Watch Multinationals
BEIJING--Chinese tax authorities are vowing to step up supervision of multinational companies as part of a crackdown on tax avoidance in the latest challenge for foreign firms operating in the highly regulated China market. Zhang Zhiyong, deputy director of the State Administration of Taxation, said the agency will conduct... More...>>


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