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Apr 25, 2016, 12:21 ET Microsoft extends openness and interoperability in industrial manufacturing

 Monday at Hannover Messe 2016, Microsoft Corp. announced it is working with the OPC Foundation to enable virtually any industrial Internet...


Apr 25, 2016, 03:00 ET Microsoft and Jabil collaborate to create quality assurance platform for predictive analytics

Monday at the Hannover Messe industrial fair, Microsoft Corp. announced that Jabil, one of the world's leading design and manufacturing...


Apr 21, 2016, 16:09 ET Microsoft Earnings Press Release Available on Investor Relations Website

 Microsoft Corp. today announced fiscal year 2016 third-quarter financial results are available on its investor relations website. The direct...


Apr 08, 2016, 12:00 ET Microsoft announces quarterly earnings release date

 Microsoft Corp. will publish fiscal year 2016 third-quarter financial results after the close of the market on Thursday, April 21, 2016, on...


Mar 31, 2016, 14:00 ET Microsoft announces cloud services, developer tools and productivity extensions for every developer

Thursday at Build 2016, Scott Guthrie, executive vice president of the Cloud and Enterprise Group, and Qi Lu, executive vice president of the...


Mar 09, 2016, 16:01 ET Microsoft and Rakuten sign patent licensing agreement

 Microsoft Technology Licensing LLC and Rakuten Inc. on Wednesday signed a worldwide patent cross-licensing agreement covering each company's...


Mar 09, 2016, 09:00 ET Microsoft delivers enterprise-class ERP to the cloud

Microsoft Corp. on Wednesday announced that its next-generation cloud ERP solution, Microsoft Dynamics AX, built on and for Microsoft Azure, is now...


Mar 07, 2016, 17:00 ET Microsoft and Wistron deepen collaboration with Android patent licensing renewal

 On Monday, Microsoft Corp. and Wistron Corp. announced a renewed Android patent licensing agreement covering Wistron's tablets, mobile phones,...


Mar 03, 2016, 09:00 ET Microsoft and NCAA® team up for NCAA® March Madness®

 On Thursday, Microsoft Corp. and the NCAA announced a comprehensive partnership to provide college basketball fans with the ultimate...


Feb 10, 2016, 16:01 ET Microsoft and Acer expand partnership to bring Microsoft services to more customers on more devices

 Microsoft Corp. and Acer Inc. announced on Wednesday the expansion of their global partnership to bring Microsoft mobile productivity services...


Jan 28, 2016, 16:11 ET Microsoft earnings press release available on investor relations website

Microsoft Corp. on Thursday announced that fiscal year 2016 second-quarter financial results are available on its investor relations website. The...


Jan 19, 2016, 16:00 ET Microsoft Philanthropies announces commitment to donate $1 billion in cloud computing resources to serve the public good

Microsoft Corp. CEO Satya Nadella announced a new three-part initiative to ensure that Microsoft's cloud computing resources serve the public good....


Jan 11, 2016, 14:53 ET Microsoft Announces Quarterly Earnings Release Date

Microsoft Corp. will publish fiscal year 2016 second-quarter financial results after the close of the market on Thursday, January 28, 2016 on the...


Dec 09, 2015, 09:00 ET Microsoft offers new certification for Linux on Azure

 Microsoft Corp. announced today the creation of a Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) Linux on Azure certification. Created in...


Dec 03, 2015, 00:15 ET Bing reveals top searches of 2015

On Wednesday, Bing is releasing its annual search trends revealing that 2015 was a year shaped by impactful people, events and moments. From...


Dec 02, 2015, 20:32 ET Microsoft announces quarterly dividend

Microsoft Corp. on Wednesday announced that its board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.36 per share. The dividend is payable March...


Dec 02, 2015, 18:32 ET Microsoft holds annual shareholder meeting

 Speaking to shareholders at Microsoft Corp.'s annual meeting today, chief executive officer Satya Nadella highlighted the company's strategic...


Nov 30, 2015, 09:30 ET Microsoft announces solutions to help businesses modernize in the digital world

Company launches new Office 365 enterprise capabilities, Dynamics CRM 2016 and introduces PowerApps.  Monday, at its...


Nov 20, 2015, 06:00 ET 1,000 Windows 10 deals at just 10 cents, Xbox One at $299 and more as Microsoft shares holiday deals

This holiday season, Microsoft Corp. has a collection of Black Friday deals, ranging from 1,000 digital movie, music, game and app deals at just 10...


Nov 19, 2015, 09:00 ET Microsoft Dynamics AX delivers the power of the cloud to businesses

 Microsoft Corp. on Thursday announced that the next release of its flagship ERP solution, Microsoft Dynamics AX, will be generally available...


Nov 19, 2015, 09:00 ET Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Microsoft deepen collaboration on Windows 10 offerings, announce Cloud Productivity and Mobility Solution Offerings

Partnership creates industry-leading solutions to accelerate enterprise transformation and drive customer satisfaction. Hewlett Packard...


Nov 18, 2015, 10:30 ET Microsoft empowers developers with new and updated tools spanning Android, Azure, iOS, Linux, Office and Windows

 On Wednesday, during its annual Connect(); developer event, Microsoft Corp. reinforced its commitment to providing the best experience for any...


Nov 16, 2015, 06:00 ET Microsoft and Code.org team up to bring 'Minecraft' to Hour of Code

"Minecraft" Hour of Code tutorial aims to introduce millions of youth to the creativity of computer science.  Microsoft Corp., Mojang AB,...


Nov 16, 2015, 00:03 ET Microsoft launches fund to improve access to affordable Internet in underserved markets

 Microsoft Corp. has launched a new fund to cultivate companies with solutions that bring affordable Internet access to underserved markets....


Nov 10, 2015, 07:00 ET Microsoft announces plans to offer cloud services from the UK

Microsoft Corp. CEO Satya Nadella on Tuesday announced plans to offer commercial cloud services from the UK. Microsoft Azure and Office 365 will be...