ADVFN - Advanced Financial Network.
HOME» NASDAQ » M » MSFT Stock Price » MSFT Stock News

Microsoft Share News

 Microsoft (mm) Stock Price
MSFT Stock Price
 Microsoft (mm) Stock Chart
MSFT Stock Chart
 Microsoft (mm) Stock News
MSFT Stock News
 Microsoft (mm) Company Information
MSFT Company Information
 Microsoft (mm) Stock Trades
MSFT Stock Trades

Nvidia Partnering With Lenovo on Windows RT Device

Nvidia Corp. (NVDA) will supply chips to Lenovo Group Ltd. (LNVGY, 0992.HK) on a device running Microsoft Corp.'s (MSFT) Windows RT operating system, people familiar with the matter said, giving Nvidia another partner in its push into mobile devices. The newest version of Windows, to be released in October, will be the first to work with chips based on the ARM Holdings PLC (ARMH, ARM.LN) architecture, not just those from traditional partners Intel Corp. (INTC) and Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD). Microsoft and system makers are turning to makers of ARM-based chips--used in most smartphones and tablets--to make inroads against Apple Inc.'s (AAPL) iPad, which continues to dominate the market. Nvidia is one of the three initial ARM licensees working on Windows devices. So far, Asustek Computer Inc. (ASUUY, 2357.TW) and Microsoft have announced tablets using Nvidia's Tegra mobile processor. People familiar with the matter said Chinese computer giant Lenovo, which recently became the world's second biggest PC maker by shipments, is also working on a Windows RT device with Nvidia. One of these people said the companies are developing a convertible notebook, with a keyboard that flips around to turn the product into a tablet. Lenovo unveiled a similar device earlier this year, dubbed the IdeaPad Yoga, that will run Windows 8 with an Intel chip. Lenovo has been working to introduce other tablets to address the fast-growing market. Late Wednesday, the company announced a business user-centric tablet during an event in New York. The device, dubbed the ThinkPad Tablet 2, also runs Windows 8 and uses an Intel chip. Dilip Bhatia, general manager of Lenovo's ThinkPad business, said in an interview at the event that along with the Intel-based tablet, Lenovo also plans to introduce a Windows RT device when Windows hits the market. He declined to provide details about the product. Nvidia, meanwhile, earlier Thursday reported record revenue for its mobile chip, dubbed Tegra. During the company's earnings call with analysts, Chief Executive Jen-Hsun Huang noted that Nvidia has seen particular traction with tablets and that it's working with three partners for Windows RT devices. He mentioned Asus and Microsoft but didn't provide details about the third partner. "We're making really good progress in making our way into the fastest-growing segment of the computer industry," he said. Write to Shara Tibken at shara.tibken@dowjones.com Subscribe to WSJ: http://online.wsj.com?mod=djnwires

Stock News for Microsoft (MSFT)
DateTimeHeadline
04/29/201618:59:00The Digital Assistant Cortana Has a One-Track Mind: Microsoft
04/29/201618:47:00Statement of Changes in Beneficial Ownership (4)
04/29/201617:28:24Statement of Changes in Beneficial Ownership (4)
04/28/201618:00:00Pandora Media Loss Widens Despite Ad Sales Boost
04/28/201617:50:00Expedia's Loss Widens on Higher Spending
04/28/201616:50:00Amazon Reports Another Profit
04/28/201609:20:00Priceline CEO Resigns After Relationship With Employee
04/27/201603:02:00Currency Trading: Weak Dollar Gives Boost to U.S. Earnings...
04/26/201619:20:00Weak Dollar Gives a Lift to U.S. Earnings
04/26/201619:08:00Weak Dollar Gives a Lift to U.S. Earnings
04/26/201613:10:00S&P Strips Exxon of Triple-A Credit Rating
04/26/201612:40:00Exxon Stripped of AAA Rating by S&P
04/25/201618:40:00Microsoft's One-Handed Keyboard App is Only For iPhones
04/25/201612:21:00Microsoft extends openness and interoperability in industrial...
04/25/201604:30:00Global Stocks Lower as Earnings Season Picks Up Pace
04/25/201603:00:00Microsoft and Jabil collaborate to create quality assurance platform...
04/24/201609:00:00Microsoft and Rolls-Royce collaborate to offer advanced operational...
04/22/201618:43:00Microsoft, Google End Regulatory Disputes-- 2nd Update
04/22/201611:39:00Microsoft, Google End Regulatory Disputes--Update
04/22/201610:40:00Microsoft Withdraws Complaints to Regulators About Google

Microsoft and other NASDAQ stock quotes are delayed by at least 20 minutes.
All other stock price and quote data is delayed by at least 15 minutes unless otherwise stated. By accessing the services available at ADVFN you are agreeing to be bound by ADVFN's Terms & Conditions
Contact Us | Copyright 1999-2015 ADVFN PLC. | Privacy Policy | Investment Warning | Data accreditations | Investor Relations

ADVFNADVFN ItalyADVFN GermanyADVFN FranceADVFN BrazilADVFN JapanADVFN UKADVFN US noad