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13 Jun, 2017, 21:15 ET Microsoft Announces Quarterly Dividend

Microsoft Corp. today announced that its board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.39 per share. The dividend is payable September...


07 Jun, 2017, 15:00 ET Microsoft recognizes outstanding contributions by suppliers

Microsoft Corp. on Wednesday announced the recipients of the 2017 Microsoft Supplier Program (MSP) Excellence Awards. The MSP Excellence Awards...


07 Jun, 2017, 12:00 ET Microsoft data scientists donate new tool to researchers fighting sudden infant death syndrome

On Wednesday, a team of top data scientists from Microsoft Corp. donated a powerful new research tool to Seattle Children's Research Institute, one...


01 Jun, 2017, 13:00 ET Microsoft announces 2017 Partner of the Year winners and finalists

Microsoft Corp. on Thursday announced the winners and finalists of the Microsoft 2017 Partner of the Year Awards. The annual awards recognize top...


31 May, 2017, 03:38 ET Microsoft highlights ecosystem growth and innovation at Computex 2017 with Windows 10 devices

Wednesday at Computex 2017, Microsoft Corp. underscored its commitment to the partner ecosystem to drive growth and customer demand. Microsoft...


16 May, 2017, 05:24 ET Technology for human rights: UN Human Rights Office announces landmark partnership with Microsoft

The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on Tuesday announced a landmark five-year partnership with Microsoft Corp. As part of the...


15 May, 2017, 09:00 ET Microsoft Philanthropies expands program that sends tech company volunteers into high schools to teach computer science

Microsoft Philanthropies on Monday announced the expansion of TEALS (Technology Education and Literacy in Schools), which pairs technology...


10 May, 2017, 13:46 ET Microsoft announces new tools and services to help developers modernize existing apps and build more intelligent ones, on every platform, for every platform

Satya Nadella, Scott Guthrie and Harry Shum welcomed thousands of developers to Seattle for Build 2017 — Microsoft's annual developer conference....


27 Apr, 2017, 16:14 ET Microsoft earnings press release available on Investor Relations website

Microsoft Corp. on Thursday announced that fiscal year 2017 third-quarter financial results are available on its Investor Relations website. The...


26 Apr, 2017, 10:30 ET Maersk goes big in digital transformation with Microsoft

Global transport and logistics powerhouse Maersk announced on Wednesday that it has joined forces with Microsoft Corp. in a strategic move to...


26 Apr, 2017, 10:30 ET UBS taps Microsoft Cloud to power business-critical tech

The world's largest wealth manager, UBS, is turning to Microsoft Azure cloud technology to power its digital transformation, aiming to reduce...


26 Apr, 2017, 10:30 ET Transforming your business? No problem. UBS, Maersk, Hershey, Fruit of the Loom and GEICO find success with Microsoft technology

UBS, Maersk, Hershey, Fruit of the Loom and GEICO are among the companies that have embraced digital transformation, and Wednesday announced new...


05 Apr, 2017, 17:34 ET Microsoft announces quarterly earnings release date

Microsoft Corp. will publish fiscal year 2017 third-quarter financial results after the close of the market on Thursday, April 27, 2017, on the...


22 Mar, 2017, 17:00 ET Microsoft announces patent license agreement with Toyota, enhancing connected car experience for consumers

Microsoft Corp. on Wednesday announced a new patent licensing agreement with Toyota Corp. that includes broad coverage for connected car...


14 Mar, 2017, 16:19 ET Microsoft announces addition to board and quarterly dividend

Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday announced the appointment of Reid Hoffman, co-founder of LinkedIn, to its board of directors effective immediately....


14 Mar, 2017, 11:30 ET Microsoft Teams rolls out to Office 365 customers worldwide

Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday announced the general availability of Microsoft Teams, the company's new chat-based workspace in Office 365. The new...


01 Mar, 2017, 09:00 ET Microsoft and its employees donated over $650 million in cash, cloud services and software in 2016

New Microsoft Philanthropies organization helped put 71,000 nonprofits in the cloud and supercharge the company's giving. A year after the...


30 Jan, 2017, 19:15 ET Microsoft announces debt offerings

Microsoft Corp. on Jan. 30 announced the pricing of its offering of $17.00 billion aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes. The notes...


26 Jan, 2017, 16:10 ET Microsoft earnings press release available on Investor Relations website

Microsoft Corp. on Thursday announced that fiscal year 2017 second-quarter financial results are available on its Investor Relations website. The...


24 Jan, 2017, 11:00 ET Microsoft appoints Kevin Scott as Chief Technology Officer

Microsoft Corp. has named Kevin Scott to a newly created role of chief technology officer (CTO) for the company. This is an expansion of Scott's...


06 Jan, 2017, 14:45 ET Microsoft announces quarterly earnings release date

Microsoft Corp. will publish fiscal year 2017 second-quarter financial results after the close of the market on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017, on...


03 Jan, 2017, 03:00 ET Microsoft, NXP Semiconductors, IAV e parceiras de mobilidade automobilística exibirão inovações em direção cautelosa, segura e personalizada de carros sem motorista na CES 2017

Durante a CES 2017, de 4 a 8 de janeiro em Las Vegas, a Microsoft Corp., a NXP Semiconductors, a IAV e as parceiras de mobilidade automobilística...


03 Jan, 2017, 03:00 ET Microsoft, NXP Semiconductors, IAV y socios de movilidad automotriz exhiben innovaciones para un manejo automatizado seguro, protegido y personalizado en la CES 2017

En la Feria de Electrónica de Consumo CES 2017, del 4 al 8 de enero en Las Vegas, Microsoft Corp., NXP Semiconductors, IAV, y los socios de...


03 Jan, 2017, 03:00 ET Microsoft, NXP Semiconductors, IAV and auto mobility partners showcase innovations for safe, secure and personalized automated driving at CES 2017

At CES 2017 from Jan. 4‒8 in Las Vegas, Microsoft Corp., NXP Semiconductors, IAV, and auto mobility partners Cubic Telecom, Esri and Swiss Re will...


03 Jan, 2017, 03:00 ET Microsoft, NXP Semiconductors, IAV y los socios de auto-movilidad muestran sus innovaciones en CES 2017

-       Microsoft, NXP Semiconductors, IAV y los socios de auto-movilidad muestran sus innovaciones para conseguir conducción automatizada segura,...