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Microsoft/Dell Enter Transformative Agreement With U.S. Intelligence Community
Wednesday, 16 May 2018 

May 16 (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp::MICROSOFT/DELL ENTER TRANSFORMATIVE AGREEMENT WITH U.S. INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY FOR MICROSOFT CLOUD SERVICES FOR GOVERNMENT.SAYS TRANSFORMATIVE AGREEMENT WORTH "POTENTIALLY HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS OF DOLLARS" OVER SIX YEARS.  Full Article

Tiger Global Management Ups Share Stake In Microsoft, Dissolves Share Stake In Comcast
Tuesday, 15 May 2018 

May 15 (Reuters) - Tiger Global Management LLC::TIGER GLOBAL MANAGEMENT UPS SHARE STAKE IN MICROSOFT CORP BY 37.8 PERCENT TO 13.2 MILLION SHARES - SEC FILING.TIGER GLOBAL MANAGEMENT UPS SHARE STAKE IN TRANSDIGM GROUP INC BY 44.1 PERCENT TO 2.8 MILLION SHARES - SEC FILING.TIGER GLOBAL MANAGEMENT TRIPLES SHARE STAKE IN SALESFORCE.COM INC TO 2.3 MILLION SHARES - SEC FILING.TIGER GLOBAL MANAGEMENT DISSOLVES SHARE STAKE IN COMCAST CORP.TIGER GLOBAL MANAGEMENT - CHANGE IN HOLDINGS ARE AS OF MARCH 31, 2018 AND COMPARED WITH THE PREVIOUS QUARTER ENDED AS OF DEC 31, 2017.  Full Article

Digimarc Announced A New 15-Year Partnership With Microsoft
Friday, 27 Apr 2018 

April 27 (Reuters) - Digimarc Corp ::MICROSOFT AND DIGIMARC PARTNER TO INTEGRATE SCANNING SOFTWARE IN WINDOWS® 10 OPERATING SYSTEM.DIGIMARC CORP - ANNOUNCED A NEW 15-YEAR PARTNERSHIP WITH MICROSOFT.  Full Article

Rpt-Microsoft CEO Says Office 365 Commercial Now Has More Than 135 Million Monthly Active Users-Conf Call
Thursday, 26 Apr 2018 

April 26 (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp ::MICROSOFT CFO SAYS IN INTELLIGENT CLOUD, EXPECT Q4 REVENUE BETWEEN $8.95 BILLION AND $9.15 BILLION - CONF CALL (ADDS PERIOD 'Q4').MICROSOFT CEO SAYS OFFICE 365 COMMERCIAL NOW HAS MORE THAN 135 MILLION MONTHLY ACTIVE USERS, OFFICE 365 CONSUMER SUBSCRIBERS ROSE TO 30.6 MILLION - CONF CALL.MICROSOFT CEO SAYS WE WILL PROVIDE ROBUST TOOLS BACKED BY A CONTRACTUAL COMMITMENT TO HELP CUSTOMERS COMPLY WITH GDPR - CONF CALL.MICROSOFT CFO SAYS EXPECT PRODUCTIVITY AND BUSINESS PROCESSES REVENUE OF $9.55 BILLION TO $9.75 BILLION IN Q4 - CONF CALL.MICROSOFT CFO SAYS IN Q4, IN MORE PERSONAL COMPUTING, EXPECT REVENUE OF $10.3 BILLION TO $10.6 BILLION - CONF CALL.MICROSOFT CFO SAYS DYNAMICS 365 AND LINKEDIN SHOULD ALSO CONTINUE TO DRIVE DOUBLE-DIGIT REVENUE GROWTH IN Q4 - CONF CALL.MICROSOFT CFO SAYS CONTINUE TO EXPECT A FULL YEAR FY '19 EFFECTIVE TAX RATE TO BE SLIGHTLY BELOW THE NEW U.S. CORPORATE TAX RATE OF 21 PERCENT.  Full Article

Denmark's Saxo Bank Says Has Entered Partnership With Microsoft
Tuesday, 24 Apr 2018 

April 24 (Reuters) - Denmark's Saxo Bank says in statement::HAS ENTERED INTO A STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP WITH MICROSOFT <<>> WITH THE AIM OF RUNNING TECHNOLOGY STACK ON THE MICROSOFT CLOUD.  Full Article

RapidSOS Announced Additional $16 Mln In Funding Led By Highland Capital Partners
Wednesday, 18 Apr 2018 

April 18 (Reuters) - RapidSOS::RAPIDSOS - ANNOUNCED ADDITIONAL $16 MILLION IN FUNDING LED BY HIGHLAND CAPITAL PARTNERS WITH PARTICIPATION FROM MICROSOFT VENTURES, CSAA INSURANCE GROUP.  Full Article

Microsoft Says Formation Of Two New Engineering Teams
Thursday, 29 Mar 2018 

March 29 (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp ::MICROSOFT - RAJESH JHA WILL LEAD A NEW TEAM FOCUSED ON EXPERIENCES & DEVICES; SCOTT GUTHRIE WILL LEAD A NEW TEAM FOCUSED ON CLOUD + AI PLATFORM.MICROSOFT - FORMATION OF TWO NEW ENGINEERING TEAMS.MICROSOFT - INVESTING IN STRATEGIES, TOOLS FOR DETECTING & ADDRESSING BIAS IN AI SYSTEMS & IMPLEMENTING NEW REQUIREMENTS ESTABLISHED BY GDPR.MICROSOFT - JASON ZANDER IS BEING PROMOTED TO EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, AZURE, AND WILL LEAD THE TEAM.MICROSOFT - TERRY MYERSON WILL LEAVE CO.  Full Article

Microsoft Reports Qtrly ‍GAAP Diluted Loss Per Share $0.82
Wednesday, 31 Jan 2018 

Jan 31 (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp ::MICROSOFT QUARTERLY REVENUE WAS $28.9 BILLION AND INCREASED 12%.QUARTERLY ‍GAAP DILUTED LOSS PER SHARE WAS $0.82 AND NON-GAAP DILUTED EARNINGS PER SHARE WAS $0.96​.SAYS QUARTERLY GAAP RESULTS INCLUDE A $13.8 BILLION NET CHARGE RELATED TO TAX CUTS AND JOBS ACT.QUARTERLY REVENUE IN PRODUCTIVITY AND BUSINESS PROCESSES WAS $9.0 BILLION AND INCREASED 25% (UP 24% IN CONSTANT CURRENCY).QUARTERLY ‍REVENUE IN MORE PERSONAL COMPUTING WAS $12.2 BILLION AND INCREASED 2%​.QUARTERLY REVENUE IN INTELLIGENT CLOUD WAS $7.8 BILLION AND INCREASED 15%.QUARTERLY OFFICE COMMERCIAL PRODUCTS AND CLOUD SERVICES REVENUE INCREASED 10%.QUARTERLY ‍WINDOWS OEM REVENUE INCREASED 4%, DRIVEN BY OEM PRO REVENUE GROWTH OF 11%​.QUARTERLY OFFICE CONSUMER PRODUCTS AND CLOUD SERVICES REVENUE INCREASED 12% (UP 11% IN CONSTANT CURRENCY).QUARTERLY ‍SEARCH ADVERTISING REVENUE EXCLUDING TRAFFIC ACQUISITION COSTS INCREASED 15%​.QUARTERLY SERVER PRODUCTS AND CLOUD SERVICES REVENUE INCREASED 18% DRIVEN BY AZURE REVENUE GROWTH OF 98%.QUARTERLY OFFICE 365 CONSUMER SUBSCRIBERS INCREASED TO 29.2 MILLION.SAYS LINKEDIN CONTRIBUTED REVENUE OF $1.3 BILLION DURING THE QUARTER.Q2 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $0.86, REVENUE VIEW $28.39 BILLION -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Commerzbank: Unit #Openspace And Microsoft Deutschland Start Strategic Cooperation From Jan 2018 Onwards
Thursday, 11 Jan 2018 

Jan 11 (Reuters) - COMMERZBANK AG ::SUBSIDIARY #OPENSPACE AND MICROSOFT DEUTSCHLAND WILL START STRATEGIC COOPERATION FROM JAN 2018 ONWARDS.  Full Article

Microsoft Says To Acquire Avere Systems
Wednesday, 3 Jan 2018 

Jan 3 (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp ::MICROSOFT SAYS TO ACQUIRE AVERE SYSTEMS, PROVIDER OF HIGH-PERFORMANCE NFS AND SMB FILE-BASED STORAGE FOR LINUX AND WINDOWS CLIENTS‍​.  Full Article

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EU states agree rules to make search engines pay for news

BRUSSELS Search engines like Google and Microsoft's Bing could be made to pay for showing snippets of news articles under draft copyright rules endorsed by European Union ambassadors on Friday.