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06/21/201611:07AMDJNMARKET SNAPSHOT: U.S. Stocks Pare Gains As Yellen Stresses Brexit Risk
By Ellie Ismailidou and Victor Reklaitis, MarketWatch Market caught between 'nervousness and cautiousness,' analysts say U.S. stocks pared early gains Tuesday after Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen said a victory for the "leave camp" in this week's U.K. referendum on membership in the European... More...>>
06/17/20164:53PMPRNCAMicrosoft inaugure un centre technologique de pointe à Vancouver, en Colombie-Britannique
Microsoft inaugure un centre technologique de pointe à Vancouver, en Colombie-Britannique Canada NewsWire VANCOUVER, le 17 juin 2016 Les plus talentueux pourront apprendre, évoluer et innover dans ce centre de développement de classe mondiale VANCOUVER, le 17 juin 2016 /CNW/ - Microsoft a officiellement inauguré... More...>>
06/17/20164:49PMPRNCAMicrosoft opens state of the art technology centre in Vancouver, British Columbia
Microsoft opens state of the art technology centre in Vancouver, British Columbia Canada NewsWire VANCOUVER, June 17, 2016 A world class development centre where top talent will learn, grow and innovate VANCOUVER, June 17, 2016 /CNW/ - Microsoft today officially opened the doors of the Microsoft Canada Excellence Centre... More...>>
06/17/201612:30PMPRNCAMicrosoft inaugure un centre technologique de pointe à Vancouver, en Colombie-Britannique
Microsoft inaugure un centre technologique de pointe à Vancouver, en Colombie-Britannique Canada NewsWire VANCOUVER, le 17 juin 2016 Les plus talentueux pourront apprendre, évoluer et innover dans ce centre de développement de classe mondiale VANCOUVER, le 17 juin 2016 /CNW/ - Microsoft a officiellement inauguré... More...>>
06/17/201612:30PMPRNCAMicrosoft opens state of the art technology centre in Vancouver, British Columbia
Microsoft opens state of the art technology centre in Vancouver, British Columbia Canada NewsWire VANCOUVER, June 17, 2016 A world class development centre where top talent will learn, grow and innovate VANCOUVER, June 17, 2016 /CNW/ - Microsoft today officially opened the doors of the Microsoft Canada Excellence Centre... More...>>
06/17/20163:03AMDJNMicrosoft Sees Deal as Wedge -- WSJ
Software giant hopes LinkedIn acquisition will boost sales for its Dynamics product line By Rachael King Microsoft Corp.'s $26.2 billion planned acquisition of LinkedIn Corp. shines light on a lesser-known Microsoft product line called Dynamics. The deal highlights Microsoft's weakness in the markets that Dynamics... More...>>
06/17/201612:10AMDJNSalesforce.com Lost LinkedIn Bid to Microsoft
Salesforce.com Inc. lost out on its bid for LinkedIn Corp. to Microsoft Corp., which acquired the professional social network site for $26.2 billion on Monday, according to a person familiar with the matter. Salesforce.com's offer price isn't known, but Brent Thill, an analyst at UBS Group, said purchasing LinkedIn... More...>>
06/16/20163:03AMDJNPinterest Tacks On Staff -- WSJ
By Yoree Koh Pinterest Inc. on Wednesday said it acquired the team that built Fleksy Inc., maker of a keyboard app that uses predictive technology to improve typing on touch screens. The image-discovery site said Fleksy's technology isn't part of the deal, and the app will continue to run for now. Instead, Pinterest... More...>>
06/15/201611:40PMDJNSamsung to Buy U.S. Cloud Services Firm
SEOUL—Samsung Electronics Co. said Thursday that it would buy U.S. cloud services company Joyent Inc. for an undisclosed sum, underscoring its willingness to snap up outside companies as it beefs up the software and services around its core mobile-phone business. Samsung's acquisition of San Francisco-based... More...>>
06/15/20169:20PMDJNJudith Rodin Steps Down as Head of Rockefeller Foundation
When Rockefeller Foundation President Judith Rodin wanted support for a new urban initiative, she cold-called Alex Karp, chief executive of Silicon Valley's Palantir Technologies Inc. Ms. Rodin praised Mr. Karp for using data analytics to help communities recover after Hurricane Sandy, but she quibbled: "You... More...>>
06/15/20165:58PMDJNMicrosoft Deal for LinkedIn Shines Light on Dynamics Business
By Rachael King Microsoft Corp.'s $26.2 billion planned acquisition of LinkedIn Corp. shines light on a lesser-known Microsoft product line called Dynamics. The deal highlights Microsoft's weakness in the markets that Dynamics addresses and shows its challenges in achieving growth that Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella... More...>>
06/15/20164:50PMDJNPinterest Acquires Team That Built Fleksy Inc.
Pinterest Inc. on Wednesday said it acquired the team that built Fleksy Inc., maker of a keyboard app that uses predictive technology to improve typing on touch screens. The image-discovery site said Fleksy's technology isn't part of the deal, and the app will continue to run for now. Instead, Pinterest said... More...>>
06/15/20164:41PMDJNPinterest Acquires Team That Built Fleksy Inc.
By Yoree Koh Pinterest Inc. on Wednesday said it acquired the team that built Fleksy Inc., maker of a keyboard app that uses predictive technology to improve typing on touch screens. The image-discovery site said Fleksy's technology isn't part of the deal, and the app will continue to run for now. Instead, Pinterest... More...>>
06/15/20163:04AMDJNMicrosoft Deal Hinges on Learning -- WSJ
LinkedIn could supply data to help Office better understand us through our contacts By Jay Greene Microsoft Corp.'s $26.2 billion deal to buy LinkedIn Corp. is the latest turn in a race by the software giant and its competitors to mine vast quantities of data -- searches, emails, social networks, browsing behavior... More...>>
06/15/20163:03AMDJNKeywords: Why Microsoft Went All In on LinkedIn -- WSJ
By Christopher Mims Microsoft Corp.'s planned acquisition of LinkedIn Corp. potentially is a very savvy move, though you would be hard-pressed to discern that. There are lots of reasons for skepticism. The price tag, for one. At $26.2 billion, it is by far Microsoft's largest acquisition ever. The size alone... More...>>
06/14/20168:32PMPRNUSMicrosoft announces quarterly dividend
Microsoft announces quarterly dividend Dividend of $0.36 per share payable in September. PR Newswire REDMOND, Wash., June 14, 2016 REDMOND, Wash., June 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday announced that its board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.36 per share. The dividend is payable Sept... More...>>
06/14/20166:35PMDJNTech Giants Race to Develop Machine Intelligence
By Jay Greene Microsoft Corp.'s $26.2 billion deal to buy LinkedIn Corp. is the latest step in a tight race among tech giants to give their wares a semblance of human smarts. The software giant and its arch competitors aim to mine vast quantities of data -- searches, emails, text messages, social networks, browsing... More...>>
06/14/20164:50PMDJNFacebook Offers Details on How It Handles Research
Facebook Inc. published on Tuesday new details on how it conducts research using the personal information it collects on Facebook users, amid a flurry of efforts to create privacy and ethical standards for the corporate research involving human data. Facebook collects data on roughly 1.6 billion people, including "likes"... More...>>
06/14/20161:15PMDJNMicrosoft Gains Link to a Network
Christopher Mims Microsoft Corp.'s planned acquisition of LinkedIn Corp. potentially is a very savvy move, though you would be hard-pressed to discern that. There are lots of reasons for skepticism. The price tag, for one. At $26.2 billion, it is by far Microsoft's largest acquisition ever. The size alone is... More...>>
06/14/20168:15AMDJNCMO Today: Snapchat Throws Open Its Ad Gates
By Steven Perlberg SNAP MOVES: A year ago at the Cannes advertising festival, Snapchat announced that it was open for business, letting big brands have access to the disappearing messages app's coveted young audience. Now Snapchat wants marketers to know that doing business with them will be more seamless, thanks... More...>>
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