Microsoft News (NASDAQ:MSFT)

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05/26/20173:02AMDJNNew Windows Unveiled for China -- WSJ
Microsoft develops customized product to address government's security concerns By Alyssa Abkowitz BEIJING -- Microsoft Corp. has unveiled a new Windows 10 software customized for the Chinese government to improve security, including modifying the program to prevent data that is typically collected from being transmitted... More...>>
05/25/20179:29AMDJNMicrosoft Tries to Take On Twitch at Videogame Live-Streaming
By Sarah E. Needleman Microsoft Corp. on Thursday is launching its own videogame live-streaming service called Mixer, setting up yet another battle among some of the biggest names in the technology industry. Despite its long history in videogames, Microsoft is late to live-streaming, in which people watch real-time videos... More...>>
05/25/20176:32AMDJNBeijing's Version of Microsoft Windows 10 Tightens Security, Ditches Solitaire
By Alyssa Abkowitz BEIJING-- Microsoft Corp. has unveiled a new Windows 10 software customized for the Chinese government to improve security, including modifying the program to prevent data that is typically collected from being transmitted to other devices. The product addresses concerns by the Chinese government over... More...>>
05/25/20173:32AMPRNUSMicrosoft envisions the future world at DevDays Asia 2017
Microsoft envisions the future world at DevDays Asia 2017 PR Newswire TAIPEI, Taiwan, May 25, 2017 Asia's largest developer event celebrates AI takeoff and omnipresent Chatbot applications TAIPEI, Taiwan, May 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Following Microsoft Taiwan's data scientist training and certification program and the... More...>>
05/23/20178:44AMDJNMicrosoft's New Surface Pro Borrows From the Family to Revive Sales
By Jay Greene Microsoft on Tuesday is introducing a new Surface Pro, hoping to revive sales of the product line after a stinging slide in the most recent quarter. To spruce up the tablet-laptop hybrid device, Microsoft is borrowing features from other members of the Surface family, including wrapping the Surface Pro's... More...>>
05/21/201711:29AMDJNBig Tech's Not-So-Easy Money -- Heard on the Street
By Dan Gallagher There are some things even half a trillion dollars can't buy. One of those is freedom from Washington politics. Tax overhaul promises from the Trump administration had lit up tech investors eyeing a rather large purse. The 10 largest tech companies by market cap are now sitting on a total of $545... More...>>
05/18/20178:59AMDJNMicrosoft Extends Cloud-Computing Arms Race to Africa
By Jay Greene Microsoft Corp. plans to extend the cloud-computing arms race among technology giants into Africa by opening two big data centers there next year. The data centers, which will serve customers of the software giant's Azure cloud-computing business, will be the first of their size built in Africa by one... More...>>
05/17/20172:07PMDJNNew Threats Fuel Fears of Another Global Cyberattack
By Robert McMillan A new fast-spreading computer attack and a hacking group's threat to release a fresh trove of stolen cyberweapons are fueling fears among businesses and security experts of another global technology assault. The new attack, called Adylkuzz, follows last week's WannaCry outbreak, which crippled... More...>>
05/16/20179:51AMPRNUSIndegene and Microsoft Announce Strategic Alliance to Deliver new Life-sciences-focused Business Applications
Indegene and Microsoft Announce Strategic Alliance to Deliver new Life-sciences-focused Business Applications PR Newswire OAKVILLE, Ontario and REDMOND, Washington, May 16, 2017 OAKVILLE, Ontario and REDMOND, Washington, May 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Indegene, a global healthcare solutions provider, and Microsoft Corp... More...>>
05/16/20175:24AMPRNUSTechnology for human rights: UN Human Rights Office announces landmark partnership with Microsoft
Technology for human rights: UN Human Rights Office announces landmark partnership with Microsoft As communities around the world face continuing human rights challenges, the agreement demonstrates the potential to use technology to help tackle issues, and highlights the opportunity for greater private-sector support for... More...>>
05/15/20179:00AMPRNUSMicrosoft Philanthropies expands program that sends tech company volunteers into high schools to teach computer science
Microsoft Philanthropies expands program that sends tech company volunteers into high schools to teach computer science With seven new states, including Ohio and Wisconsin, TEALS offered in more than 31 states. PR Newswire REDMOND, Wash., May 15, 2017 REDMOND, Wash., May 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Philanthropies... More...>>
05/15/20174:35AMDJNCyberattack Spreads, Though at Slower Pace
By Stu Woo in London, Liza Lin in Shanghai and Eun-Young Jeong in Seoul Governments and companies reported more infected computers stemming from Friday's global cyber attack, though fresh fallout appeared limited so far early Monday after IT departments around the world kicked off a fourth day trying to determine... More...>>
05/15/201712:28AMDJNList of Cyberattack Victims Grows to More Than 200,000 -- 6th Update
By Nick Kostov, Jenny Gross and Stu Woo The cyberattack that spread around the globe over the weekend, hitting businesses, hospitals and government agencies in at least 150 countries, is likely to keep growing as people around the world return to work, law-enforcement authorities warned. Investigators launched a far-reaching... More...>>
05/14/20177:34PMDJNList of Cyberattack Victims Grows to More Than 200,000 -- 5th Update
By Nick Kostov, Jenny Gross and Stu Woo The cyberattack that spread around the globe over the weekend, hitting businesses, hospitals and government agencies in at least 150 countries, is likely to keep growing as people around the world return to work, law-enforcement authorities warned. Investigators launched a far-reaching... More...>>
05/14/20177:33PMDJNMicrosoft Complains State Hacking Tools Fuel Cyberattack Risks
By Jay Greene Microsoft Corp. said that the software tool used in the global cyber assault that began Friday came from code stolen from the U.S. National Security Agency, adding that the attack should serve as a wake-up call for governments over the risks of hoarding such digital weapons for use against their enemies... More...>>
05/14/201710:43AMDJNRenault Looks to Resume Production at Some Plants
By Nick Kostov PARIS--French auto maker Renault SA (RNO.FR) was scrambling Sunday to resume operations at plants across Europe after its computer systems were hit by a virus that swept the globe. A Renault spokesman said the manufacturer was forced to halt production at plants in France, Romania and Slovenia after the... More...>>
05/11/20171:53PMDJNMicrosoft Unveils New Windows, Mixed-Reality Features -- Update
By Jay Greene SEATTLE -- Microsoft Corp. on Thursday announced plans for the next update to its Windows 10 operating system, a version that will include technology to bridge applications across devices -- even those running Apple Inc.'s iOS and Alphabet Inc.'s Android. The Fall Creators Update of the operating... More...>>
05/11/20171:30PMPRNUSMicrosoft announces the next wave of creativity with the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update
Microsoft announces the next wave of creativity with the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update Available later this year, the Fall Creators Update delivers new experiences for more than 500 million Windows 10 devices PR Newswire SEATTLE, May 11, 2017 SEATTLE, May 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Thursday at the Build 2017 developer... More...>>
05/11/201711:59AMDJNMicrosoft Unveils New Windows, Mixed-Reality Features
By Jay Greene SEATTLE -- Microsoft Corp. is expected Thursday to announce plans for the next update to its Windows 10 operating system, a version that will include technology to bridge applications across devices -- even those running Apple Inc.'s iOS and Alphabet Inc.'s Android. The Fall Creators Update of the... More...>>
05/10/20171:51PMPRNUSMicrosoft announces new tools and services to help developers modernize existing apps and build more intelligent ones, on eve...
Microsoft announces new tools and services to help developers modernize existing apps and build more intelligent ones, on every platform, for every platform PR Newswire SEATTLE, May 10, 2017 SEATTLE, May 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Satya Nadella, Scott Guthrie and Harry Shum welcomed thousands of developers to Seattle for... More...>>
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