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Sep 01, 2015, 11:00 ET
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Windows 10 Upgrade Your World Initiative: Beagle Freedom Project wins; more chances to vote for your favorite nonprofits in 10 countries

 Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday announced the winner of the 10th global nonprofit organization partner for the Upgrade Your World initiative, the...

Aug 04, 2015, 11:30 ET
Phil Spencer, Head of Xbox, at the Xbox gamescom 2015 Briefing on Tuesday, 4 August 2015 in Cologne, Germany. (Photo by Ina Fassbender for Microsoft)

Xbox Unveils More of Its Greatest Games Lineup in History

 Today Xbox opened gamescom 2015, the world's biggest interactive games and entertainment expo, with new game reveals for Xbox and Windows 10,...

Jul 29, 2015, 00:00 ET
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Windows 10 available in 190 countries as a free upgrade

People and organizations can do great things with Cortana, Microsoft Edge, Xbox App, new Office Universal apps and more.  Microsoft Corp....

Jul 21, 2015, 16:43 ET
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Microsoft Earnings Press Release Available on Investor Relations Website

 Microsoft Corp. today announced fiscal year 2015 fourth-quarter financial results are available on its investor relations website. The direct...

Jul 13, 2015, 08:00 ET
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Microsoft to celebrate Windows 10 launch around the world on July 29

 On Monday, Microsoft Corp. announced its plans to launch Windows 10 on July 29 with global fan celebrations, joint efforts with thousands of...

Jul 08, 2015, 09:06 ET
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Microsoft Announces Restructuring of Phone Hardware Business

Microsoft Corp. today announced plans to restructure the company's phone hardware business to better focus and align resources. Microsoft also...

Jul 02, 2015, 17:00 ET
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Kyocera, Microsoft Expand Technology Sharing Agreement

 Today Kyocera Corporation and Microsoft Corp. announced they have signed an agreement expanding on a prior patent licensing arrangement. The...

Jun 30, 2015, 16:00 ET
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Microsoft Announces Quarterly Earnings Release Date

 Microsoft Corp. will publish fiscal year 2015 fourth-quarter financial results after the close of the market on Tuesday, July 21, 2015 on the...

Jun 29, 2015, 09:00 ET
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Microsoft joins Team Red, White and Blue to kick off annual cross-country flag relay in support of our nation's veteran heroes

REDMOND, Wash., June 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Team Red, White and Blue (Team RWB), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization supporting U.S....

Jun 17, 2015, 10:05 ET
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Microsoft aligns engineering teams to strategy

In an email to employees Wednesday, Microsoft Corp. announced changes to its Senior Leadership Team to drive engineering alignment against the...

Jun 15, 2015, 14:00 ET
Phil Spencer, Head of Xbox, introduces the greatest games lineup in Xbox history at the Xbox E3 2015 Briefing on Monday, June 15, 2015 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Casey Rodgers or Matt Sayles/Invision for Microsoft/AP Images)

"Halo 5" Headlines Greatest Holiday Games Lineup in Xbox History

 This morning at the Xbox E3 briefing, Microsoft Corp. showcased an extraordinary lineup of Xbox One-exclusive titles and announced backward...

Jun 10, 2015, 09:00 ET
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Microsoft Surface Hub available for businesses to order on July 1

Microsoft Corp. on Wednesday announced that Microsoft Surface Hub, the company's new large-screen collaboration device, will be available for...

Jun 09, 2015, 17:56 ET
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Microsoft Declares Quarterly Dividend

 Microsoft Corp. today announced that its board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.31 per share.  The dividend is payable...

Jun 03, 2015, 15:22 ET

Die neuen Modelle Nokia 105 und Nokia 105 Dual SIM helfen, der Welt eine Stimme zu geben

-- Microsoft bietet mobile Grundlagen für Erstkäufer von Handys Microsoft Corp. kündigte am Mittwoch die neuen Modelle...

Jun 03, 2015, 14:14 ET

Los nuevos Nokia 105 y Nokia 105 Dual SIM ayudan a dar voz al mundo

-- Microsoft ofrece los básicos móviles para los compradores de teléfono primerizos Microsoft Corp. anunció el...

Jun 03, 2015, 10:38 ET

Los nuevos Nokia 105 y Nokia 105 Dual SIM ayudan a dar voz al mundo

Microsoft Corp. anunció el miércoles los nuevos Nokia 105 y Nokia 105 Dual SIM. El nuevo Nokia 105, dirigido a quienes compran...

Jun 03, 2015, 09:15 ET

Os novos Nokia 105 e Nokia 105 Dual SIM ajudam a dar voz ao mundo

A Microsoft Corp. na quarta-feira anunciou os novos Nokia 105 e Nokia 105 Dual SIM. Voltados para compradores de primeira viagem de telefones...

Jun 03, 2015, 09:05 ET

Les nouveaux Nokia 105 et Nokia 105 Dual SIM donnent une voix au monde

Microsoft offre les rudiments du mobile à ceux qui achètent pour la première fois un téléphone portable Mercredi,...

Jun 03, 2015, 03:30 ET
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Computex 2015: Microsoft showcases new Windows 10 devices from partners and broadens the ecosystem opportunity

Wednesday during a keynote address at the Taipei International Convention Center, Nick Parker, corporate vice president OEM Division, Microsoft...

Jun 03, 2015, 03:01 ET
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The new Nokia 105 and Nokia 105 Dual SIM help give the world a voice

Microsoft offers mobile essentials to first-time phone buyers Microsoft Corp. on Wednesday announced the new Nokia 105 and Nokia 105 Dual SIM....