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Forget IBM, Microsoft Is a Better “Mature" Tech Stock  Motley Fool

"Mature" tech stocks often outperform their higher-growth peers during market downturns, since they generally have wider moats, lower valuations, and reward ...

How Python made it big at Microsoft  TechRepublic

If your company is slow to embrace open source, take heart from Microsoft's Python experience.

Leadership During Microsoft's Turnaround  Forbes

Microsoft's turnaround was beautifully executed. How did they do it and what could you learn from their approach? In my view, by focusing on two critical ...

Microsoft's holiday sale includes significant discounts on Xboxes and PCs  INSIDER

Microsoft kicked off its holiday sale with discounts on Windows laptops, Xboxes, Surface laptops and tablets, Xbox One games, a coding kit, and more.

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What makes Microsoft tick?  ZDNet

Microsoft has morphed into an interesting blend of practicality and aspiration these days. Here's what that meant for the company in 2018 and how it could shape ...

Microsoft Weekly: More patches, some hardware, and a subscription for everything  Neowin

We're getting ever-closer to wrapping up 2018, but unlike the year, news doesn't quite come to an end. Patch Tuesday updates, hardware availability details and ...

​MS-Linux? Lindows? Could Microsoft release a desktop Linux?  ZDNet

Yes, yes they could. And I would no longer bet they won't. Here's why.

Better Buy: Apple vs. Microsoft  Motley Fool

Two industry titans. Two different strategies for success. Only one is the better buy.

Microsoft calls for regulations to control, restrict facial-recognition technology  Star Tribune

Microsoft President Brad Smith paints an Orwellian picture of the future in his latest call for government regulation of facial-recognition technology. Smart camera ...

Microsoft's Notes and Tasks strategy explained  ZDNet

Microsoft's Notes and Tasks (NoTa) team is 'in the business of giving people's brains more storage space.' Here's how they're working to fulfill that goal.

You can now get a Surface Laptop 2 for $800 at the Microsoft Store  Digital Trends

As part of a "12 Days of Faves event," Microsoft is discounting the Surface Laptop 2. Along with deals on other variants, starting configurations of Microsoft's ...

January Women in Cloud Summit Happens at Microsoft Headquarters  Small Business Trends

The goal of Women in Cloud is to further the success of women entrepreneurs in tech by creating partnership opportunities and programs with innovative ...

BlackRock, Microsoft Join Forces on Retirement  Barron's

It's obviously important news when the world's largest software company and biggest asset manager partner to help people plan for retirement.

Microsoft Teams for Android updated with a number of improvements  MSPoweruser

Microsoft Teams app for Android devices was updated in Play Store today. This v1416 update comes with several new improvements. The update now lets you ...

​Microsoft wants AI to predict if your Windows PCs will get malware  ZDNet

Microsoft wants new models to predict when Windows machines need extra protection from malware.

Microsoft files a patent for a wearable device with actuators  MSPoweruser

Microsoft has filed a new patent for a wearable device with actuators. The company did exit the wearable marker after Microsoft Band 2 but it looks like they just ...

Surface Laptop 2 Review: Microsoft Iterates Towards Success  Forbes

Microsoft's second swing at a mid-range laptop, the Surface Laptop 2 is here. Will this iterative approach to hardware be enough to sell the latest Windows 10 ...

Building A Bulletproof Portfolio Around Microsoft  Seeking Alpha

In August, I mentioned how a bulletproof, or hedged, portfolio built around an AT&T position last year generated strong performance while strictly limiting risk.

Okta CEO on competing with Microsoft, Marriott data breach  CNBC

Jim Cramer and Okta co-founder, Chairman and CEO Todd McKinnon discuss the rise of cloud computing and Okta's growing value to customers.

Home users due for a battering with Microsoft 365 subscription stick  The Register

Fire up the steam-powered speculation machine! A consumer-focused Microsoft 365 subscription is inbound. While Microsoft has yet to say anything public, ...

Microsoft’s designers are now working together on the future of Windows, Office, and Surface  The Verge

Microsoft is taking a different approach to design internally. Windows, Office, and Surface designers are now working closely together in what's described as an ...

Microsoft Browser Shift Has Major Implications For Software And Devices  Seeking Alpha

Microsoft plans to start using the open source software-based Chromium project as a basis for future versions of its Edge browser. The long-term implications co.

How Microsoft Got Its Groove Back, Surpassing Apple and Amazon in Market Cap  TheStreet Tech

As Microsoft edged out Apple and Amazon as the most valuable company in the world, it's worth reflecting on how the 'legacy software' firm became one of the ...

Meet the 9-year-old Austin-area best friends behind Microsoft’s emotional viral commercial  austin360

If you're planning to binge-watch some Christmas movies this holiday season, keep the tissues handy.Microsoft's newest national commercial, which debuted ...

Careful with this latest Microsoft release – tug too hard on the threads and it tends to unravel  The Register

Those whacky guys on the Windows team have taken time out from slapping plasters all over Microsoft's flagship OS to slip a special Christmas gift under the ...

Co-Founder of Microsoft Died of Blood Cancer

PAUL ALLEN, A COFOUNDER of Microsoft, died of the blood cancer non-Hodgkin lymphoma on Oct. 16. Allen, 65, who launched the company — the first to ...

A Microsoft 365 subscription for consumers wouldn't work without the Xbox  PCWorld

If Microsoft doesn't include Xbox Live Gold or Xbox Game Pass, it's difficult to see how a new subscription *service* would succeed.

How Microsoft is trying to reduce the environmental impact of its cloud  Windows Central

Behind the bright screens of our devices hides the dark environmental impact of the data centers that power Microsoft's cross-platform cloud efforts.

Microsoft’s Hummingbird app uses AI to deliver a personalized news feed  The Next Web

Microsoft has quietly released an AI-based news app called Hummingbird on Google Play and Apple's App Store. It's currently available only in the US, and is ...

Windows 10 SHOCK: Fans left fearing Microsoft is watching WITHOUT their permission  Express

WINDOWS 10 fans have been dealt a shock update which left them fearing Microsoft had been watching their PC activity without their permission.

Microsoft's cloud business could be bigger than Windows by 2021, KeyBanc says  CNBC

Analysts at KeyBanc see Microsoft's public cloud eclipsing Windows in terms of revenue for the first time in the 2021 fiscal year.

Microsoft Is Moving To A Chrome Browser...And Other Small Business Tech News This Week  Forbes

Here are five things in technology that happened this past week and how they affect your business. Did you miss them? 1 — Microsoft is building its own Chrome ...

Microsoft: It's Not All That Rosy  Seeking Alpha

In the last quarter, Microsoft's annual revenue growth rate showed no acceleration for the first time in the last nine quarters. The phase of slowdown in the re.

Microsoft's Andromeda Could Have This Clever Folding Mechanism  Tom's Guide

A clever new hinge design teases how Microsoft's phone-in-tablet-disguise Andromeda may unfold at the touch of a button.

Why Doesn’t Microsoft Just Give Up on Cortana?  How-To Geek

Cortana may soon recognize different voices, a feature Alexa and Google Assistant have had since 2017. Microsoft isn't quite giving up on Cortana, but it's ...

Microsoft and BlackRock aim to solve retirement planning crisis in new alliance between tech and finance giants  GeekWire

Microsoft and BlackRock, the world's largest money manager, are coming together in a new partnership focused on changing how people plan and save for ...

Microsoft: The Market Is Right, This Time  Seeking Alpha

I argue that 2019 is set up to be a rewarding year for shareholders. Azure is not a commodity *service* - but a leading edge platform. Remarkably, Microsoft is st.

Microsoft to stop supporting its Azure Container Service in January 2020  ZDNet

Microsoft will no longer support its Azure Container *Service* (ACS) as of January 31, 2020. For Kubernetes users, the Microsoft way forward is AKS, its dedicated ...

Microsoft’s latest patent paves the way for Andromeda dual-screen mobile device  Digital Trends

The latest patent discovery from Microsoft showcases a new hinge design for quickly opening a dual-screen mobile device with a single hand. The leak could ...

How Microsoft bounced back  CNBC

While Microsoft stock faltered under Steve Ballmer in the wake of its antitrust case and the departure of Bill Gates, it has come roaring back under Satya Nadella.

From Salon Marketplace: Become certified in Microsoft Office for under $20  Salon

A lifetime subscription to eLearn Microsoft Office School will beef up your resume with an impressive certification.

Microsoft updates Office apps for Mac with Dark Mode, Continuity Camera support, more  9to5Mac

Microsoft has today released an update to its Office 365 suite for the Mac. Today's update brings full compatibility with the latest macOS release, Mojave.

A bug in Microsoft’s login system made it easy to hijack anyone’s Office account  TechCrunch

A string of bugs when chained together created the perfect attack to gain access to someone's Microsoft account — simply by tricking a user into clicking a link.

Microsoft, Amazon, Apple Are Top Holdings of U.S. Hedge Funds  TheStreet Tech

The top holdings of U.S. hedge funds in the third quarter reach across many sectors....UNH.

Microsoft takes on Google Optimize with Clarity  VentureBeat

Microsoft today launched a new web analytics product in beta. Clarity is designed to help developers understand user behavior at scale, including why users ...

Exclusive CEO Interview: Satya Nadella Reveals How Microsoft Got Its Groove Back  Forbes

In four years, CEO Satya Nadella has transformed Microsoft from tech has-been to high-flier -- and the most valuable company in the world. In an exclusive ...

Rounding up reactions to Microsoft's plan to adopt Google Chromium for Edge  Windows Central

Microsoft announced last week that it is planning to build Edge again using Chromium. The internet had a fairly split reaction to this news.

What I Learned By Quitting Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google, and Microsoft  Motherboard

Triple check your recovery codes, don't link Facebook to different apps, and other lessons from a month without Apple, Amazon, Microsoft, Facebook, and ...

Microsoft and Google working on Chrome for Windows on ARM  The Verge

Microsoft and Google engineers appear to be working together on Chrome support for Windows 10 on ARM devices. This isn't the first time engineers from both ...

Microsoft Teams is killing it in the business chat market  ZDNet

Microsoft Teams is on course to become the top business chat app by 2020.

Why Microsoft is fighting to stop a cyber world war  ZDNet

The tech industry is becoming more worried about a cyberwar arms race. But are the right people listening?

How I Quit Apple, Microsoft, Google, Facebook, and Amazon  Motherboard

A reflection on my month without Apple, Microsoft, Google, Facebook, and Amazon, plus a how-to guide if you want to quit the biggest companies in tech.

Microsoft Is Worth as Much as Apple. How Did That Happen?  The Indian Express

Just a few years ago, Microsoft was seen as a lumbering has-been. Now it's a contender for the title of the world's most valuable company.

Microsoft briefly overtakes Apple to become the world’s most valuable company  The Verge

Microsoft has passed Apple as the world's most valuable company. It's the first time Microsoft has overtaken Apple for eight years, just as investors are wary of ...

Microsoft’s Hummingbird app uses AI to be your news editor  VentureBeat

Microsoft has quietly launched Hummingbird, a smartphone app for Android that leverages AI to curate news articles and feature stories in a feed.

Microsoft adds Dark Mode support and more to Office 365 for Mac  Ars Technica

Microsoft has released version 16.20.18120801 of Office 365 for the Mac platform, bringing support for a couple of key Mac features introduced in September's ...

BlackRock and Microsoft want to make retirement investing as easy as ordering an Uber  Business Insider

BlackRock and Microsoft are teaming up to build retirement tools for individual investors, a growing market as employers move away from pensions.

Microsoft Surface Headphones review: close but no cigar  The Guardian

Pricey Bluetooth headphones have excellent controls but only good, not great sound quality, noise cancelling and battery life.

Apple MacBook Air vs. Microsoft Surface Pro 6  Digital Trends

Apple finally updated its venerable MacBook Air, bringing the wedge-shaped notebook that started the thin-and-light craze current with the rest of its line.

Microsoft Challenges Governments To Legislate Facial Recognition Technology  Forbes

Microsoft is asking governments around the world to regulate the use of facial recognition technology. They wants to ensure the technology which has higher ...

Microsoft is making its first web browser for the Mac in 15 years  CNBC

Microsoft is rethinking its browser strategy. It will bring its modern browser, Edge, to Apple's macOS, along with all supported versions of Windows.

How Microsoft Is About to Make Google Chrome Even Better  How-To Geek

You've probably heard Microsoft will base its Edge browser on Chromium, the open-source project that forms the basis for Google Chrome. That won't just make ...

Microsoft doesn’t think the iPad is a real computer  The Verge

Microsoft's latest Surface commercial subtly claims the iPad isn't a real computer. It marks the return to Microsoft comparing its Surface tablets to the iPad.

Microsoft’s new Office icons are part of a bigger design overhaul  The Verge

Microsoft is modernizing its Office icons as part of a broader focus on design for its various Office apps. It's the first time the Office icons have changed in five ...

5 Lessons Apple Can Learn From Microsoft's Comeback  Forbes

In this post, I explore five ways Apple can revitalize itself by learning from Microsoft.

Microsoft teases Xbox Year in Review  OnMSFT

As another year comes to a close, Microsoft and Xbox will help players look back on how much they've done on Xbox One and Xbox Live. Much like the 2017 ...

Microsoft is building a Chromium-powered web browser that will replace Edge on Windows 10  Windows Central

Microsoft is throwing in the towel with Edge and is building a new web browser for Windows 10, this time powered by Chromium.

Microsoft to rule the biz chat roost – survey  The Register

Microsoft shows no sign of yielding its enterprise chat and conferencing users to a hipster-friendly upstart like Slack. A snapshot of US businesses who use work ...

Microsoft’s bug bounty: How this Kerala-based security engineer won an undisclosed amount  The Financial Express

Sahad discovered that a Microsoft subdomain, '', had not been properly configured and also found a bug in Microsoft Office, Store and Sway ...

Microsoft is right. The iPad is a kid's toy  ZDNet

In its latest ad, Microsoft doesn't pull its punches when it comes to criticizing the iPad, slamming it for not being a "real computer." And Microsoft is right.

Microsoft Urges Congress To Regulate Facial Recognition Technology  NPR

In a rough year for tech, Microsoft unseated Apple as the most valuable company. It's cultivated an image as Silicon Valley's elder statesman, urging regulation ...

Stocks Not Named Amazon or Microsoft That Could Be Cloud Winners  Barron's

Cloud storage equipment and software providers are growing revenues at double digit rates—that sounds attractive. But sorting out the winners and losers in the ...

Microsoft patent hints at redesigned Surface Pro with a thinner keyboard  The Verge

Microsoft has filed a patent for a thinner Surface Pro keyboard design. The software giant is also rumored to be heavily redesigning its Surface Pro hardware ...

Microsoft is bringing multi-user voice recognition to Cortana  Windows Central

While many like to say Cortana is dead, the reality of the situation is that Cortana is far from dead. Microsoft has lots of plans for Cortana internally, most of which ...

UBS Prepares Cloud Move to Secret Microsoft Data Centers  Bloomberg

UBS Group AG reached a deal worth hundreds of millions of Swiss francs to use Microsoft Corp. cloud services in a bid to reduce costs while complying with ...

Microsoft is asking the government to regulate the company's facial recognition tech  Yahoo Finance

Microsoft president Brad Smith is calling on the federal government to step in and pass laws to prevent the abuse of facial recognition technologies.

Microsoft Planning to Abandon Another Windows 10 Feature  Softpedia News

Microsoft is getting ready to abandon another Windows 10 feature, mostly as the result of only a few people actually using it. This is what Twitter user Albacore, ...

Microsoft: US Schools Short on Computer Science Training  Voice of America

A new study involving American teachers has found a shortage of computer science training in U.S. schools.

Dow Jones Futures: Ciena Stock Hits Buy Zone On Earnings; Microsoft Eyes Breakout  Investor's Business Daily

Dow Jones futures: Ciena earnings crushed views, sending Ciena stock back into buy range. Microsoft stock leads several top techs nearing buy points.

Why Microsoft is a better bet than Apple  CNN

New York (CNN Business) Over the last couple days, Microsoft and Apple have been taking turns as the world's most valuable publicly traded company.

Hummingbird is Microsoft’s AI-powered personalized news app  Android Community

With so many sources of news and information from the web, we're all looking for that one *service* that can curate things for us according to our taste and.

Microsoft Wants to Stop AI's 'Race to the Bottom'  WIRED

Microsoft President Brad Smith calls for regulation of facial-recognition technology, to curb potential bias and invasions of privacy.

Red Hat talked with Microsoft, Google, Amazon before IBM acquisition  Business Insider

Red Hat turned down IBM's first offer, then made a list of other possible acquirers.

What is one thing the CEOs of Microsoft, Mastercard and Adobe in common?  The Independent

The CEOs of Microsoft, Mastercard and Adobe, all powerful business leaders, have one thing little-known thing in common – besides being Indian-American, ...

Microsoft Monday: LSAT Becomes Surface Go Exclusive, Edge Moves To Chromium, Outlook For iOS Updated  Forbes

This week, “Microsoft Monday” includes details about the Edge browser switching to Chromium, a digital identity partnership with Mastercard, a new Outlook ...

Microsoft's Kaizala App Will Be Available to All Office 365 Commercial Users Worldwide  Gadgets 360

Launched in India last year, Kaizala is now available in 18 languages across 28 markets in Asia, Middle East, Africa, and South America.

If you invested $1,000 in Microsoft and Apple at IPO, this one would have made you 4 times as rich  CNBC

If you had invested in either Apple or Microsoft at the time of its initial public offering, or IPO, your gamble would have paid off big time. But one of these tech ...

Microsoft's CFO is keeping an eye on gaming now that it does $10 billion in annual revenue  CNBC

Microsoft's head of gaming, Phil Spencer, says that the company's chief financial officer, Amy Hood, is keeping track of the company's gaming business now that ...

Microsoft's Satya Nadella ranked as best CEO in US; Google's Sundar Pichai, Amazon's Jeff Bezos make top 10  USA TODAY

Employees have spoken, and Satya Nadella, the American business executive from India who's at the helm of Microsoft, is the best CEO in the U.S., according to ...

Microsoft PowerPoint is getting real-time captions and subtitles for presentations  The Verge

Microsoft is adding real-time captions and subtitles to PowerPoint for Windows, Mac, and online in early 2019. The new features will allow speakers to translate ...

Microsoft Outlook for iOS is getting a new design and dark mode  The Verge

Microsoft is releasing a new version of its popular Outlook for iOS app today. The new design includes tweaks to mail and calendar features, and a new blue ...

Microsoft Kaizala has 1000 business clients in India

Microsoft said Kaizala, its chat-based communication tool, is now powering over 1000 organizations in India across government and business institutions, ...

Microsoft tops Forbes ‘Just 100’ list of most responsible companies  GeekWire

Microsoft unseated last year's #1 pick, Intel, which landed in second place for 2018. Forbes and Just Capital ranked the companies based on values that citizens ...

Potential Microsoft development going before Goodyear City Council. Here's what we know  AZCentral

Microsoft in August paid $48 million for a swath of Goodyear land. It's set to go before the City Council on Monday.

Microsoft Wins $480 Million Army Battlefield Contract  Bloomberg

Microsoft Corp. has won a $480 million contract to supply prototypes for augmented reality systems to the Army for use on combat missions and in training, the ...

Here's Why Microsoft Could Beat Amazon On Cloud In 2 Years  Seeking Alpha

It took twelve years for the infrastructure-as-a-*service* (IaaS) market to reach $40 billion – but will take only three years for the next $40 billion to accumul.

Microsoft Surface roadmap revealed in new book — including mysterious ‘Andromeda’ device  GeekWire

The roadmap includes refreshes and new versions of household names like Surface Pro and Xbox, some brand new devices and an update to the mysterious ...

Why Apple won’t overtake Microsoft and regain the title of the most valuable U.S. company  MarketWatch

When Microsoft overtook Apple to become the U.S.'s most valuable company last month, most headlines just reported it as a moment in time — an ephemeral ...

Microsoft wants to put ads in Windows email — and it’s already testing them out (update)  The Verge

Microsoft is testing an idea you might not be particularly fond of — selling ads that could appear right above your email in the default Mail app for Windows 10.