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Feb 12, 2019 07:00 ET
Microshare® Inc. Closes $5M Investment Including Motley Fool Participation
Following its recent acceptance into Microsoft’s coveted Co-Sell program (NASDAQ:MSFT), Microshare Inc. announced the closing of $5 million in investments, with the largest share by the global investment advisor Motley Fool. Philadelphia-based...
Feb 06, 2019 08:31 ET
Option-trading strategies on Advanced Micro Devices, General Electric, NVIDIA, Microsoft, and AT&T
NEW YORK, Feb. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- InvestorsObserver issues critical PriceWatch Alerts for AMD, GE, MSFT, NVDA, and T....
Feb 04, 2019 10:59 ET
New Accenture Microsoft Business Group Will Empower Enterprises to Thrive in the Era of Digital Disruption
Accenture (NYSE:ACN) and Microsoft Corp., in conjunction with their joint venture Avanade, today announced the launch of the Accenture Microsoft Business Group. The new group elevates a longstanding strategic alliance, expanding combined service capabilities, global scale and joint solution development to help clients overcome disruption and lead transformation in their industries. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation.
Jan 30, 2019 15:06 ET
Microsoft earnings press release available on Investor Relations website
REDMOND, Wash., Jan. 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. on Wednesday announced that fiscal year 2019 second-quarter financial results are available on its Investor Relations website....
Jan 30, 2019 09:30 ET
Microsoft Partners With Le Camp Incubator & Accelerator to Help Grow Innovative Startups in Quebec
Microsoft invests more than $1 million in cash, product and business services to help Quebec startups thrive ...
Jan 28, 2019 08:31 ET
Option-trading opportunities on Advanced Micro Devices, Alibaba, Microsoft, PG&E Corp, and Overstock.com
NEW YORK, Jan. 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- InvestorsObserver issues critical PriceWatch Alerts for AMD, BABA, MSFT, OSTK, and PCG....
Jan 17, 2019 08:31 ET
Option-trading opportunities on Alibaba, Citigroup, Macy's Incorporated, Microsoft, and NVIDIA
NEW YORK, Jan. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- InvestorsObserver issues critical PriceWatch Alerts for BABA, C, M, MSFT, and NVDA....
Jan 17, 2019 03:05 ET
Moovly Integrates with Microsoft OneDrive, Driving Customer Value in Moovly Studio
Moovly Media Inc. (TSX VENTURE: MVY) (OTC: MVVYF) (FRANKFURT: 0PV2) ("Moovly" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the integration of Moovly Studio with OneDrive, a file hosting and synchronization service operated by Microsoft Corporation...
Jan 16, 2019 23:00 ET
Microsoft commits $500 million to tackle affordable housing crisis in Puget Sound region
REDMOND, Wash., Jan. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. on Wednesday announced a $500 million commitment to preserve existing affordable housing, spur construction of new units, and partner with nonprofits to address the affordable housing crisis on the Eastside of King County and the Puget Sound region. Microsoft's commitment will include: ...
Jan 16, 2019 15:05 ET
Microsoft announces quarterly earnings release date
REDMOND, Wash., Jan. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. will publish fiscal year 2019 second-quarter financial results after the close of the market on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019, on the Microsoft Investor Relations website at https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/Investor/. A live webcast of the earnings conference call will be available at 2:30 p.m. Pacific Time....
Jan 15, 2019 07:30 ET
Walgreens Boots Alliance and Microsoft establish strategic partnership to transform health care delivery
DEERFIELD, Ill., and REDMOND, Wash., Jan. 15, 2019 /CNW/ -- Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (WBA) and Microsoft Corp. have joined forces to develop new health care delivery models, technology and retail innovations to advance and improve the future of health care. The companies will combine the power of Microsoft Azure, Microsoft's cloud and AI platform, health care investments, and new retail solutions with WBA's customer reach, convenient locations, outpatient health care services and industry expertise to make health care delivery more personal, affordable and accessible for people around t...
Jan 15, 2019 07:30 ET
Walgreens Boots Alliance and Microsoft establish strategic partnership to transform health care delivery
DEERFIELD, Ill., and REDMOND, Wash., Jan. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (WBA) and Microsoft Corp. have joined forces to develop new health care delivery models, technology and retail innovations to advance and improve the future of health care. The companies will combine the power of Microsoft Azure, Microsoft's cloud and AI platform, health care investments, and new retail solutions with WBA's customer reach, convenient locations, outpatient health care services and industry expertise to make health care delivery more personal, affordable and accessible for people a...
Jan 07, 2019 05:30 ET
Kroger and Microsoft Partner to Redefine the Customer Experience and Introduce Digital Solutions for the Retail Industry
CINCINNATI and REDMOND, Wash., Jan. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) and Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) today announced a collaboration to redefine the customer experience using Kroger Technology products powered by Microsoft Azure, the retailer's preferred cloud platform for Retail as a Service (RaaS). Through this innovative partnership, Kroger will pilot a connected store experience and together with Microsoft, jointly market a commercial RaaS product to the industry. ...
Dec 31, 2018 08:31 ET
Option-trading opportunities on Colgate-Palmolive Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Microsoft Corp., Micron Technology, Inc., and Snap Inc.
NEW YORK, Dec. 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- InvestorsObserver issues critical PriceWatch Alerts for CL, JPM, MSFT, MU, and SNAP....
Dec 19, 2018 08:00 ET
ZestFinance To Deliver First Fully Explainable Artificial Intelligence Solution For Credit Underwriting with Microsoft Cloud
LOS ANGELES, Dec. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, ZestFinance announced a strategic collaboration with Microsoft to deploy Zest's machine learning (ML) software tools directly on Microsoft Azure and Machine Learning Server platforms to deliver the first fully explainable artificial intelligence (AI) solution for highly regulated industries, starting with the financial sector. Banks and lenders that have been eager to put more profitable ML models to work no longer have to be held back by concerns over ML's historic lack of transparency....
Dec 18, 2018 10:00 ET
S&P 500 Q3 2018 Buybacks Surpass $200 Billion Mark for the First Time Ever
NEW YORK, Dec. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices ("S&P DJI") announced today that preliminary Q3 2018 S&P 500® stock buybacks, or share repurchases, surpassed the $200 billion mark for the first time to set a record $203.8 billion. This is the third consecutive record, displacing the prior quarterly record of $190.6 billion, set during Q2 2018 and a 57.7% increase from the $129.2 billion reported for Q3 2017. For the first three quarters of 2018, buybacks are up 52.6% to $583.4 billion from the prior year's $382.4 billion, and stand 1% away from the annual re...
Dec 13, 2018 11:00 ET
BlackRock and Microsoft to Reimagine Retirement
BlackRock and Microsoft are reimagining America’s path toward achieving greater financial security in retirement. Bringing together BlackRock’s investment capabilities and Microsoft’s technology strength, the two companies are jointly exploring next generation solutions to help more people make better decisions as they work toward their financial goals in retirement.
Dec 11, 2018 08:00 ET
M12 and VC partners award $4 million to two women-led companies transforming enterprise tech
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq "MSFT" @microsoft) venture fund M12, in partnership with EQT Ventures and SVB Financial Group, announced the two winners of the Female Founders Competition: Acerta and Mental Canvas. The companies and their founders, Greta Cutulenco (CEO and co-founder, Acerta) and Julie Dorsey (founder and chief scientist, Mental Canvas) beat out several hundred applicants to receive $2 million each in venture funding, along with access to technology resources and more to help progress the future of their businesses.  ...
Dec 11, 2018 07:30 ET
11 changemakers chosen as recipients of Microsoft and National Geographic AI for Earth Innovation Grants
New grant offers awards of more than $1.2 million to advance uses of artificial intelligence in scientific exploration and research on critical environmental challenges...
Dec 11, 2018 07:30 ET
11 changemakers chosen as recipients of Microsoft and National Geographic AI for Earth Innovation Grants
New grant offers awards of more than $1.2 million to advance uses of artificial intelligence in scientific exploration and research on critical environmental challenges...
Dec 10, 2018 08:31 ET
Thinking about buying stock in Apple Inc., Advanced Micro Devices Inc., Cronos Group Inc., Microsoft Corp. or Tesla Inc.?
NEW YORK, Dec. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- InvestorsObserver issues critical PriceWatch Alerts for AAPL, AMD, CRON, MSFT, and TSLA....
Dec 06, 2018 08:15 ET
Recent Analysis Shows Microsoft, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, F5 Networks, Green Plains Partners LP, Itron, and Progress Software Market Influences — Renewed Outlook, Key Drivers of Growth
In new independent research reports released early this morning, Market Source Research released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc....
Dec 04, 2018 11:00 ET
Microsoft increases commitment to eliminate the US rural broadband gap
WASHINGTON, Dec. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 19 million people living in rural America do not have access to broadband, a service as necessary as electricity in today's digital economy. Today, at an event in Washington, D.C., Microsoft President Brad Smith reiterated his call for a national strategy to close the rural broadband gap and highlighted that this is a problem the country can solve. Smith also announced a significantly increased commitment by Microsoft to help tackle the problem.  ...
Dec 04, 2018 08:31 ET
Alibaba, Microsoft, Micron, Netflix, and NVIDIA and more offer option-trading opportunities that offer returns of more than 20%
NEW YORK, Dec. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- InvestorsObserver issues critical PriceWatch Alerts for BABA, MSFT, MU, NFLX, and NVDA....
Dec 03, 2018 07:55 ET
Mastercard, Microsoft Join Forces to Advance Digital Identity Innovations
Mastercard (NYSE: MA) and Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT” @microsoft) today announced a strategic collaboration to improve how people manage and use their digital identity.
Nov 28, 2018 17:00 ET
Microsoft announces quarterly dividend increase
REDMOND, Wash., Nov. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. on Wednesday announced that its board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.46 per share. The dividend is payable March 14, 2019, to shareholders of record on Feb. 21, 2019. The ex-dividend date will be Feb. 20, 2019. ...
Nov 28, 2018 12:50 ET
Microsoft holds annual shareholders meeting
REDMOND, Wash., Nov. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Speaking to shareholders at Microsoft Corp.'s annual meeting on Wednesday, Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella highlighted the importance of creating technology that benefits people and society broadly, and the opportunity for Microsoft to help its customers and partners thrive in a world where every company is a software company. ...
Nov 14, 2018 08:31 ET
Apple, Alibaba, Microsoft, Netflix, and Tesla Inc. offer option-trading opportunities that offer returns of more than 20%
NEW YORK, Nov. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- InvestorsObserver issues critical PriceWatch Alerts for AAPL, BABA, MSFT, NFLX, and TSLA....
Nov 13, 2018 10:30 ET
Microsoft and Nielsen Accelerate Retail Innovation Through Data and AI; Announce Strategic Alliance
NEW YORK and REDMOND, Wash., Nov. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Nielsen (NYSE: NLSN) and Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) today released details around a newly developed, enterprise data solution that democratizes one of the largest consumer data sets in the world. This strategic alliance has been brought to life through Nielsen Connect, powered by Microsoft Azure, the trusted and global-scale intelligent cloud platform....
Nov 09, 2018 08:00 ET
Gap Inc. accelerates digital transformation with Microsoft Cloud
REDMOND, Wash., Nov. 9, 2018 /CNW/ -- On Friday, Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) announced it has established a strategic partnership with Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) to drive its digital transformation strategies and continue to create new customer experiences across all brands, including Old Navy, Gap, Banana Republic, Athleta, Hill City and Intermix. With Microsoft as its primary cloud provider, Gap Inc. is focused on technology innovation, speed and flexibility, using Microsoft Azure and Microsoft 365 to deploy new business capabilities and work more efficiently across the organization. ...
Nov 09, 2018 08:00 ET
Gap Inc. accelerates digital transformation with Microsoft Cloud
REDMOND, Wash., Nov. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) announced it has established a strategic partnership with Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) to drive its digital transformation strategies and continue to create new customer experiences across all brands, including Old Navy, Gap, Banana Republic, Athleta, Hill City and Intermix. With Microsoft as its primary cloud provider, Gap Inc. is focused on technology innovation, speed and flexibility, using Microsoft Azure and Microsoft 365 to deploy new business capabilities and work more efficiently across the organization. ...
Nov 08, 2018 09:00 ET
Native Network and Microsoft announce agreement to deliver broadband internet to rural communities in Montana and Washington
REDMOND, Wash., Nov. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, Native Network and Microsoft Corp. announced a new agreement to provide broadband internet access to approximately 73,500 unserved people in rural communities in Washington and Montana. The partnership is part of the Microsoft Airband Initiative, which aims to extend broadband access to 2 million people in unserved portions of rural America by July 4, 2022. ...
Nov 06, 2018 08:31 ET
Option trading opportunities on Activision Blizzard, Caterpillar Inc., Microsoft, Netflix, and Wells Fargo & Co.
CHICAGO, Nov. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- InvestorsObserver issues critical PriceWatch Alerts for ATVI, CAT, MSFT, NFLX, and WFC....
Oct 29, 2018 07:40 ET
Analysis: Positioning to Benefit within Neogen, KAR Auction Services, Apogee Enterprises, Microsoft, MBIA, and Crane — Research Highlights Growth, Revenue, and Consolidated Results
In new independent research reports released early this morning, Fundamental Markets released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of Neogen Corporation (NASDAQ:NEOG), KAR Auction Services, Inc (NYSE:KAR),...
Oct 29, 2018 05:00 ET
Chicago Quantum Summit set for Nov. 8-9
CHICAGO, Oct. 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading experts in quantum research from industry, government and universities will gather at the University of Chicago on Nov. 8 and 9 for a summit on this emerging technology and the global race to develop quantum's revolutionary potential. The Quantum Summit, which will include technology leaders at Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT), IBM (NYSE: IBM), Alphabet Inc.'s Google (NASDAQ: GOOG, GOOGL), the National Science Foundation, the U.S. Department of Energy, the U.S. Department of Defense, and the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology is hosted ...
Oct 25, 2018 09:31 ET
Thinking about buying stock in Aurora Cannabis Inc, Chesapeake Energy, Microsoft, AT&T or XpresSpa Group?
NEW YORK, Oct. 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- InvestorsObserver issues critical PriceWatch Alerts for ACB, CHK, MSFT, T, and XSPA....
Oct 24, 2018 16:12 ET
Microsoft earnings press release available on Investor Relations website
REDMOND, Wash., Oct. 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. on Wednesday announced that fiscal year 2019 first-quarter financial results are available on its Investor Relations website....
Oct 22, 2018 11:00 ET
Eastside Health Network and Premera Collaborate with Microsoft on New Health Plan
An industry-leading collaboration among Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT), Eastside Health Network (EHN) and Premera Blue Cross will provide a new custom health plan option for King and Snohomish County-based Microsoft employees beginning 2019.
Oct 12, 2018 09:31 ET
Thinking about buying stock in Apple, Citigroup, General Electric, Google Inc. or Microsoft?
NEW YORK, Oct. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- InvestorsObserver issues critical PriceWatch Alerts for AAPL, C, GE, GOOG, and MSFT....
Oct 11, 2018 19:13 ET
Microsoft announces quarterly earnings release date
REDMOND, Wash., Oct. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. will publish fiscal year 2019 first-quarter financial results after the close of the market on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, on the Microsoft Investor Relations website at https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/Investor/. A live webcast of the earnings conference call will be made available at 2:30 p.m. Pacific Time....
Oct 11, 2018 09:31 ET
Option-trading opportunities on Alibaba, Intel, Microsoft, NVIDIA, and Visa
CHICAGO, Oct. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- InvestorsObserver issues critical PriceWatch Alerts for BABA, INTC, MSFT, NVDA, and V....
Oct 10, 2018 11:06 ET
Blackbaud and Microsoft Expand Partnership with an Integrated Cloud Initiative for Nonprofits
CHARLESTON, S.C., Oct. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackbaud (Nasdaq: BLKB), the world's leading cloud software company powering social good, and Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT), today announced they are jointly investing in an Integrated Cloud Initiative for Nonprofits™, which will accelerate cloud innovation in areas that address critical market needs across the mission lifecycle. As part of this initiative, the companies introduced their first jointly-developed solution set: Nonprofit Resource Management™, a purpose-built resource management suite optimized for the complex and differentiated ...
Oct 08, 2018 19:00 ET
Grab forges strategic cloud partnership with Microsoft to drive innovation and adoption of digital services across Southeast Asia
SINGAPORE and REDMOND, Wash., Oct. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. and Grab, the leading on-demand transportation, mobile payments and online-to-offline services platform in Southeast Asia, announced on Monday a strategic partnership that will transform the delivery of digital services and mobility in the region by leveraging Microsoft's world-class expertise in machine learning and other artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities. As a first step in the broad collaboration between the two companies, Grab will adopt Microsoft Azure as its preferred cloud platform and Microsoft will ma...
Oct 08, 2018 09:31 ET
Option-trading opportunities on Apple, General Electric, Microsoft, Tesla Motors, and Twitter
CHICAGO, Oct. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- InvestorsObserver issues critical option PriceWatch Alerts for AAPL, GE, MSFT, TSLA, and TWTR....
Oct 04, 2018 09:00 ET
Redline Communications and Microsoft announce partnership to lower the cost of TV White Space solutions
The partnership will help make broadband more affordable and accessible for unserved communities in rural areas of the U.S. and globally  ...
Oct 04, 2018 09:00 ET
Redline Communications and Microsoft announce partnership to lower the cost of TV White Space solutions
The partnership will help make broadband more affordable and accessible for unserved communities in rural areas of the U.S. and globally  ...
Sep 25, 2018 06:00 ET
Microsoft incorporates Microshare in its ScaleUp Program for 2018
Microsoft (MSFT) For Startups (London) has selected the IoT data sharing and governance firm Microshare into its coveted “ScaleUp” program, part of a $500 million joint sales initiative designed for promising technology startups. The ScaleUp...
Sep 24, 2018 10:01 ET
S&P 500 Q2 2018 Buybacks Increase 58.7% Year-Over-Year to Record $190.6 Billion
NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices ("S&P DJI") today announced preliminary results indicating that S&P 500® stock buybacks, or share repurchases, totaled $190.6 billion for Q2 2018, displacing the prior quarterly record of $189.1 billion, set during Q1 2018. This is a 58.7% increase from the $120.1 billion reported for Q2 2017. For the first half of 2018, buybacks are up 49.9% to $379.7 billion from the prior year's $253.3 billion....
Sep 24, 2018 09:30 ET
Adobe, Microsoft and SAP announce the Open Data Initiative to empower a new generation of customer experiences
ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday, the CEOs of Adobe (Nasdaq: ADBE), Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) and SAP (NYSE: SAP) introduced the Open Data Initiative at the Microsoft Ignite conference. Together, the three longstanding partners are reimagining customer experience management (CXM) by empowering companies to derive more value from their data and deliver world-class customer experiences in real-time. ...
Sep 24, 2018 09:00 ET
Microsoft fortifies security and brings AI to the masses at Ignite 2018
The company also demonstrated how AI, IoT and edge computing have become the foundation of the enterprise for a more secure, productive and intelligent workplace...
Sep 24, 2018 09:00 ET
Microsoft fortifies security and brings AI to the masses at Ignite 2018
The company also demonstrated how AI, IoT and edge computing have become the foundation of the enterprise for a more secure, productive and intelligent workplace...
Sep 20, 2018 09:00 ET
Shell expands strategic collaboration with Microsoft to drive industry transformation and innovation
REDMOND, Wash. and HOUSTON, Sept. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, Royal Dutch Shell plc announced it is broadening its work with Microsoft Corp. to help accelerate industry transformation and innovation. Through this collaboration, Shell will drive efficiencies across the company from drilling and extraction to employee empowerment and collaboration, as well as safety for its retail customers and employees. ...
Sep 19, 2018 10:52 ET
Sep 18, 2018 18:47 ET
Microsoft announces quarterly dividend increase
REDMOND, Wash., Sept. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday announced that its board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.46 per share, reflecting a 4 cent or 9.5 percent increase over the previous quarter's dividend. The dividend is payable Dec. 13, 2018, to shareholders of record on Nov. 15, 2018. The ex-dividend date will be Nov. 14, 2018. ...
Sep 13, 2018 09:00 ET
Network Business Systems and Microsoft announce agreement to deliver broadband internet to rural communities in Illinois, Iowa and South Dakota
REDMOND, Wash., Sept. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, Network Business Systems Inc., an Illinois-based wireless internet provider, and Microsoft Corp. announced a new agreement to deliver broadband internet access to rural communities in Illinois, Iowa and South Dakota, including approximately 126,700 people who are currently unserved. ...
Sep 11, 2018 13:50 ET
Microsoft Announces New Canadian Headquarters in Downtown Toronto
Facility part of a series of investments by Microsoft in Canada over the next four years...
Aug 02, 2018 09:31 ET
Is it time to buy stock in Advanced Micro Devices, Caesars Entertainment, Microsoft, Square Inc. or Tesla?
CHICAGO, Aug. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- InvestorsObserver issues critical PriceWatch Alerts for AMD, CZR, MSFT, SQ, and TSLA....
Aug 01, 2018 09:00 ET
Microsoft awards grant to CvWireless to expand internet access in rural New York
REDMOND, Wash., Aug. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, Microsoft Corp. announced it selected CvWireless as a winner of its third annual Airband Grant Fund to help bring broadband internet access to rural communities. As one of eight winners, CV Wireless is using innovative broadband solutions to connect 300 households in Essex County, New York, including the towns of Whallonsburg, Willsboro and Reber. The Airband Grant Fund is part of the Microsoft Airband Initiative, which aims to help close the broadband access gap in rural America by 2022....
Aug 01, 2018 09:00 ET
Microsoft awards grant to Numbers4Health to expand its telehealth solution to rural Maine
REDMOND, Wash., Aug. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, Microsoft Corp. announced it selected Numbers4Health as a winner of its third annual Airband Grant Fund to help bring telehealth solutions to rural communities. As one of the eight winners, Numbers4Health is deploying a solution in partnership with internet service providers to help support telemedicine and improve healthcare outcomes in rural Maine. The Airband Grant Fund is part of the Microsoft Airband Initiative, which aims to help close the broadband access gap in rural America by 2022....
Aug 01, 2018 09:00 ET
Microsoft awards grant to Numbers4Health to expand its telehealth solution to rural Texas
REDMOND, Wash., Aug. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, Microsoft Corp. announced it selected Numbers4Health as a winner of its third annual Airband Grant Fund to help bring telehealth solutions to rural communities. As one of the eight winners, Numbers4Health is deploying a solution in partnership with internet service providers using TV white spaces technologies to help support telemedicine and improve healthcare outcomes in rural Texas. The Airband Grant Fund is part of the Microsoft Airband Initiative, which aims to help close the broadband access gap in rural America by 2022....
Aug 01, 2018 09:00 ET
Microsoft awards grant to Skylark Wireless to expand internet access in rural West Virginia
REDMOND, Wash., Aug. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, Microsoft Corp. announced it selected Skylark Wireless as a winner of its third annual Airband Grant Fund, to help bring broadband internet access to rural communities. As one of the eight winners, Skylark Wireless is using innovative broadband solutions to extend broadband access to 10,000 households and businesses in Mingo County, West Virginia. The Airband Grant Fund is part of the Microsoft Airband Initiative, which aims to help close the broadband access gap in rural America by 2022. ...
Aug 01, 2018 09:00 ET
Microsoft awards grant to Tribal Digital Village and Numbers4Health to expand internet access and solutions for rural and underserved communities in California
REDMOND, Wash., Aug. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, Microsoft Corp. announced it selected Tribal Digital Village and Numbers4Health as winners of its third annual Airband Grant Fund to help bring broadband internet access to rural and underserved communities. As two of eight winners, Tribal Digital Village (TDVNet) will help bring broadband to tribal land in the rural community of Valley Center, California, and Numbers4Health will deploy a solution in partnership with internet service providers to help support telemedicine and improve healthcare outcomes in Compton, California. The Ai...
Jul 26, 2018 13:30 ET
National FFA Organization and Microsoft announce initiative to bring transformational innovation to over 650,000 students nationwide
FARGO, N.D., and REDMOND, Wash., July 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The National FFA Organization and Microsoft Corp., on Thursday announced their collaboration to bring innovative technology, science, research and entrepreneurship to the classrooms of the more than 650,000 FFA student members nationwide through an initiative known as Blue 365. ...
Jul 26, 2018 09:00 ET
M12 announces $4 million global competition for women entrepreneurs
Microsoft's venture fund, M12, partners with EQT Ventures and SVB Financial Group to accelerate funding for women leaders  ...
Jul 26, 2018 09:00 ET
M12 announces $4 million global competition for women entrepreneurs
Microsoft's venture fund, M12, partners with EQT Ventures and SVB Financial Group to accelerate funding for women leaders  ...
Jul 24, 2018 09:00 ET
RTO Wireless and Microsoft announce agreement to deliver broadband internet to rural communities in New York and Maine
REDMOND, Wash., July 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, RTO Wireless and Microsoft Corp. announced a new agreement to provide broadband internet access to more than 290,000 people living in unserved rural regions of New York and Maine. The partnership is part of the Microsoft Airband Initiative, which aims to extend broadband access to 2 million people in unserved portions of rural America by July 4, 2022. ...
Jul 19, 2018 16:34 ET
Microsoft earnings press release available on Investor Relations website
REDMOND, Wash., July 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. on Thursday announced that fiscal year 2018 fourth-quarter financial results are available on its Investor Relations website....
Jul 19, 2018 09:31 ET
Thinking about buying stock in eBay, Microsoft, Precipio, Square, Inc. or Twitter?
CHICAGO, July 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- InvestorsObserver issues critical PriceWatch Alerts for EBAY, MSFT, PRPO, SQ, and TWTR....
Jul 19, 2018 08:00 ET
21Vianet Group, Inc. Expands Its Cloud Business
21Vianet Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:VNET) (“21Vianet” or the “Company”), a leading carrier- and cloud-neutral Internet data center services provider in China today has announced, that on 16 July 2018 at the Microsoft Inspire 2018 Worldwide Partner...
Jul 18, 2018 09:00 ET
National Oilwell Varco selects Microsoft Dynamics 365 to enhance sales and service operations
REDMOND, Wash., July 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, National Oilwell Varco, a leading provider of technology, equipment and services to the global oil and gas industry, and Microsoft Corp. announced an agreement to collaborate on digitally enhancing NOV's sales platform and field service operations to deliver premier experiences, including project management and drilling operations, to the oil and gas industry....
Jul 16, 2018 09:00 ET
GE and Microsoft Enter into their Largest Partnership to Date, Accelerating Industrial IoT Adoption for Customers
GE (NYSE: GE) and Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: “MSFT”) today announced an expanded partnership, bringing together operational technology and information technology to eliminate hurdles industrial companies face in advancing digital transformation projects. As part of the union, GE Digital plans to standardize its Predix solutions on Microsoft Azure and will deeply integrate the Predix portfolio with Azure’s native cloud capabilities, including Azure IoT and Azure Data and Analytics. The parties will also co-sell and go-to-market together, offering e
Jul 16, 2018 09:00 ET
Microsoft announces partnership with Campbell to drive IT transformation on Azure
REDMOND, Wash., July 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday, Microsoft Corp. and Campbell Soup Co. announced a partnership to modernize Campbell's information technology (IT) platform through the Azure cloud by streamlining workflows and driving efficiencies. ...
Jul 16, 2018 08:00 ET
Microsoft and National Geographic form AI for Earth Innovation Grant partnership
REDMOND, Wash., and WASHINGTON, July 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday, Microsoft Corp. and National Geographic announced a new partnership to advance scientific exploration and research on critical environmental challenges with the power of artificial intelligence (AI). The newly created $1 million AI for Earth Innovation Grant program will provide award recipients with financial support, access to Microsoft cloud and AI tools, inclusion in the National Geographic Explorer community, and affiliation with National Geographic Labs, an initiative launched by National Geographic to accelerate ...
Jul 02, 2018 23:00 ET
RADWIN and Microsoft announce strategic partnership to deliver innovative TV White Space solutions
REDMOND, Wash., July 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday, RADWIN and Microsoft Corp. announced a new strategic partnership to address the rural broadband gap. RADWIN, a world leader in delivering high-performance broadband wireless access solutions, will be developing and introducing to the market TV White Space solutions to deliver broadband internet to unserved communities. Focused on introducing innovative technologies into the TV White Space market, the partnership will expand the TV White Space ecosystem, making broadband more affordable and accessible for customers in the rural U.S. and ...
Jun 26, 2018 06:00 ET
InMobi Forms Strategic Partnership with Microsoft to Power New Cloud-Based Enterprise Platforms for Marketers
SAN FRANCISCO and REDMOND, Wash., June 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- InMobi, a global provider of enterprise platforms for marketers, today announced a strategic partnership with Microsoft Corp. to enable new-age CMOs in their transformational journey from digital to mobile marketing. The partnership will consist of InMobi moving to Microsoft Azure as its preferred cloud provider, and will involve technology collaboration and combined go-to-market strategies aimed at accelerating the way marketers are looking at their advertising and marketing strategies in an always-connected world....
Jun 20, 2018 03:01 ET
Microsoft to deliver intelligent cloud from Norway datacenters
REDMOND, Wash., and OSLO, Norway, June 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. on Wednesday announced plans to further expand its significant and growing investment in cloud computing in Europe by delivering the intelligent Microsoft Cloud from two new datacenter regions in Norway: one in the greater Stavanger region and the other in Oslo....
Jun 18, 2018 09:31 ET
Should you buy stock in Apple, Facebook, Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc, Microsoft or AT&T?
CHICAGO, June 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- InvestorsObserver issues critical PriceWatch Alerts for AAPL, FB, HMNY, MSFT, and T....
Jun 14, 2018 07:30 ET
Report: Developing Opportunities within Abbott Laboratories, Markel, Microsoft, Gazit-Globe, National General, and ANGI Homeservices — Future Expectations, Projections Moving into 2018
In new independent research reports released early this morning, Fundamental Markets released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT), Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL), Microsoft...
Jun 13, 2018 18:36 ET
Microsoft announces quarterly dividend
REDMOND, Wash., June 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. on Wednesday announced that its board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.42 per share. The dividend is payable Sept. 13, 2018, to shareholders of record on Aug. 16, 2018. The ex-dividend date will be Aug. 15, 2018. ...
Jun 13, 2018 09:00 ET
Microsoft Office gets a makeover
REDMOND, Wash., June 13, 2018 /CNW/ -- Starting Wednesday, the most-used productivity product in the world is getting a makeover.  ...
Jun 13, 2018 09:00 ET
Microsoft Office gets a makeover
REDMOND, Wash., June 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting Wednesday, the most-used productivity product in the world is getting a makeover.  ...
Jun 07, 2018 13:00 ET
Microsoft announces 2018 Partner of the Year winners and finalists
Partners recognized for outstanding solutions built on Microsoft technology...
Jun 07, 2018 13:00 ET
Microsoft announces 2018 Partner of the Year winners and finalists
Partners recognized for outstanding solutions built on Microsoft technology...
Jun 06, 2018 02:00 ET
Microsoft brings intelligent cloud, intelligent edge vision to life at Computex Taipei
TAIPEI, Taiwan, June 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Wednesday at Computex Taipei, Microsoft Corp. underscored its commitment to the partner ecosystem and announced new programs and a new category of intelligent devices, designed to take advantage of a digitally connected world and drive new growth and opportunity for the industry. At the event, Microsoft shared how the era of the intelligent cloud and intelligent edge will usher in the next phase of innovation and create a broad portfolio of devices that will blend more naturally into people's lives....
Jun 04, 2018 09:00 ET
Microsoft to acquire GitHub for $7.5 billion
Acquisition will empower developers, accelerate GitHub's growth and advance Microsoft services with new audiences....
Jun 04, 2018 09:00 ET
Microsoft to acquire GitHub for $7.5 billion
Acquisition will empower developers, accelerate GitHub's growth and advance Microsoft services with new audiences....
May 30, 2018 19:37 ET
Local leaders champion a "region of inclusion" heading into July Special Olympics USA Games
REDMOND, Wash., May 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday at a forum hosted by Microsoft Corp. focused on inclusive hiring and economic opportunity in Puget Sound, 2018 Special Olympics USA Games is announcing more than $9 million in cash and in-kind donations from regional businesses in support of the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games, to be held in Seattle July 1–6, 2018. Earlier this year, state and local lawmakers contributed an additional $3.4 million in support, further demonstrating our region's commitment to showcasing the power of inclusion....
May 30, 2018 11:51 ET
Microsoft hosts ribbon-cutting ceremony for Microsoft Software & Systems Academy servicing the Jacksonville military community
Jacksonville Community Campus to offer transitioning active-duty service members technical certification through MSSA....
May 28, 2018 10:16 ET
DevDays Asia Aims to Fully Empower Local AI Developers
Microsoft Introduces AI, data analysis, and smart productivity platforms to boost innovation momentum for Intelligent Taiwan...
May 24, 2018 09:00 ET
Microsoft Deploys New Career Site on the Phenom People Platform
Phenom People, the leader in Talent Relationship Marketing, today announced that Microsoft’s career site is live on the Phenom People Platform. Coupled with advanced A.I. technology, the new and improved career site transforms the way Microsoft...
May 17, 2018 16:00 ET
The Microsoft Cloud can save customers 93 percent and more in energy and carbon efficiency
REDMOND, Wash., May 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report issued Thursday by Microsoft Corp. in partnership with WSP shows significant energy and carbon emissions reduction potential from the Microsoft Cloud when compared with on-premises datacenters. These gains, as much as 93 percent more energy efficient and as high as 98 percent more carbon efficient, are due to Microsoft's extensive investments in IT efficiency from chip-to-datacenter infrastructure, as well as renewable energy. ...
May 15, 2018 09:31 ET
Should you buy stock in Alibaba, Chesapeake Energy, The Home Depot Inc., Microsoft and Tesla Motors?
CHICAGO, May 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- InvestorsObserver issues critical PriceWatch Alerts for BABA, CHK, HD, MSFT, and TSLA....
May 11, 2018 22:50 ET
MICROSOFT INVESTIGATION INITIATED by Former Louisiana Attorney General: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Investigates the Officers and Directors of Microsoft Corporation - MSFT
Former Attorney General of Louisiana, Charles C. Foti, Jr., Esq., a partner at the law firm of Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC (“KSF”), announces that KSF has commenced an investigation into Microsoft Corporation (NasdaqGS: MSFT).
May 07, 2018 11:30 ET
Microsoft Build highlights new opportunity for developers, at the edge and in the cloud
REDMOND, Wash., May 7, 2018 /CNW/ -- Monday at Microsoft Build 2018, Microsoft Corp.'s annual developer conference, Microsoft leaders showcased new technologies to help every developer be an AI developer, on Microsoft Azure, Microsoft 365 and across any platform. Building for AI is more important to developers than ever, as technology continues to change the way people live and work every day, across the cloud and across edge devices....
May 07, 2018 11:30 ET
Microsoft Build highlights new opportunity for developers, at the edge and in the cloud
REDMOND, Wash., May 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Monday at Microsoft Build 2018, Microsoft Corp.'s annual developer conference, Microsoft leaders showcased new technologies to help every developer be an AI developer, on Microsoft Azure, Microsoft 365 and across any platform. Building for AI is more important to developers than ever, as technology continues to change the way people live and work every day, across the cloud and across edge devices....
May 07, 2018 11:30 ET
Microsoft empowers developers to build intelligent apps for where the world works
REDMOND, Wash., May 7, 2018 /CNW/ -- On Monday at Microsoft Build 2018, Microsoft Corp.'s annual developer conference, Microsoft called on developers to embrace Microsoft 365 as a rich development platform. Microsoft 365 brings together Office 365, Windows 10 and Enterprise Mobility + Security, delivering a complete, intelligent and secure solution to empower employees. ...
May 07, 2018 11:30 ET
Microsoft empowers developers to build intelligent apps for where the world works
REDMOND, Wash., May 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday at Microsoft Build 2018, Microsoft Corp.'s annual developer conference, Microsoft called on developers to embrace Microsoft 365 as a rich development platform. Microsoft 365 brings together Office 365, Windows 10 and Enterprise Mobility + Security, delivering a complete, intelligent and secure solution to empower employees. ...
May 02, 2018 13:00 ET
Dell Technologies and Microsoft Collaborate to Help Customers Simplify Delivery of IoT Solutions
LAS VEGAS, May 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Dell Technologies World       ...
May 01, 2018 09:00 ET
M12 and VC partners award $3.5 million to most innovative companies harnessing the power of artificial intelligence
NEW ORLEANS, May 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, M12, Microsoft Corp.'s venture fund (formerly known as Microsoft Ventures), announced at Collision Conference the four winners of its global startup competition, Innovate.AI: Envisagenics, Hazy, ZenCity and Voiceitt. Together with Madrona Venture Group, Notion and Vertex Ventures, M12 awarded the four winners a combined $3.5M in venture funding and up to $2M in Microsoft Azure credits to help progress the future of artificial intelligence. ...
Apr 30, 2018 09:00 ET
Partnership with Microsoft will bring computer science to four El Paso schools
EL PASO, Texas, April 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- El Paso students at four area schools will have the opportunity to learn to code this fall, thanks to a new partnership announced Monday with Microsoft Corp. ...
Apr 27, 2018 22:50 ET
MICROSOFT INVESTIGATION INITIATED BY FORMER LOUISIANA ATTORNEY GENERAL: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Investigates the Officers and Directors of Microsoft Corporation - MSFT
NEW ORLEANS, April 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Former Attorney General of Louisiana, Charles C. Foti, Jr., Esq., a partner at the law firm of Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC ("KSF"), announces that KSF has commenced an investigation into Microsoft Corporation (NasdaqGS: MSFT).  ...
Apr 26, 2018 16:06 ET
Microsoft earnings press release available on Investor Relations website
REDMOND, Wash., April 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. today announced that fiscal year 2018 third-quarter financial results are available on its Investor Relations website....
Apr 25, 2018 12:00 ET
Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Adobe Experience Cloud selected by 24 Hour Fitness to transform customer engagement
REDMOND, Wash., and SAN JOSE, Calif., April 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) and Adobe (Nasdaq: ADBE) on Wednesday announced an agreement with 24 Hour Fitness, one of the nation's largest privately owned and operated fitness chains, to deploy Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Adobe Experience Cloud across its network of more than 420 clubs nationwide. This will enable 24 Hour Fitness to dramatically enhance its ability to offer more personalized and unified digital experiences for members throughout every touch point in their fitness journey. With technology integrations acro...
Apr 25, 2018 11:00 ET
Marc Jacobs fuels creativity and innovative design with the Microsoft Cloud
NEW YORK and REDMOND, Wash., April 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Marc Jacobs International, a global fashion house with hundreds of doors across 80 countries, has partnered with Microsoft Corp. and Medius to ensure it can continue to deliver on the avant-garde and fine-arts-driven brand its customers have come to expect with each collection. Achieving this requires more than harnessing the talents of some of the most creative and forward-thinking designers in the industry; the company realized that to let creativity flow freely, it had to streamline and automate a key part of its supply chain....
Apr 24, 2018 09:00 ET
Declaration Networks Group and Microsoft announce agreement to deliver broadband internet to rural communities in Virginia and Maryland
REDMOND, Wash., April 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, Declaration Networks Group Inc. (DNG) and Microsoft Corp. announced a new agreement to deliver broadband internet access to approximately 65,000 people on the Eastern Shore of Virginia, including Accomack and Northampton Counties, and Garrett County, Maryland, over the next three years. This partnership is part of Microsoft's Rural Airband Initiative....
Apr 18, 2018 10:00 ET
RapidSOS Raises $16M to Provide Life-Saving Data to First Responders
NEW YORK, April 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- RapidSOS, an advanced emergency technology company, today announced an additional $16 million in funding led by Highland Capital Partners with participation from Microsoft Ventures and CSAA Insurance Group. Microsoft Ventures and CSAA Insurance Group's funding accelerates the work of nearly every major public safety company, technology companies powering millions of devices, and three former FCC chairmen in working with RapidSOS to upgrade America's public safety infrastructure....
Apr 17, 2018 07:30 ET
New Research Coverage Highlights DexCom, Equinix, Fitbit, Gilead Sciences, Humana, and Microsoft — Consolidated Revenues, Company Growth, and Expectations for 2018
NEW YORK, April 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In new independent research reports released early this morning, Fundamental Markets released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of DexCom, Inc. (NASDAQ:DXCM), Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ:EQIX),...
Apr 16, 2018 16:00 ET
Microsoft announces new intelligent security innovations to help businesses manage threats from cloud to edge
SAN FRANCISCO, April 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- At a news conference on Monday, Microsoft Corp. announced several new intelligent security tools and technologies to help enterprises more easily secure their data and networks against today's biggest threats as well as address emerging threats aimed at IoT and edge devices. These new solutions build on Microsoft's longstanding approach to delivering innovation that customers and partners can build upon to strengthen the broader ecosystem against cyberattacks from the cloud to the edge....
Apr 16, 2018 09:00 ET
Microsoft Highlights Innovation and Culture Transformation at Hispanicize 2018 in Miami
MIAMI, April 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- At the largest annual event for Latino trendsetters and newsmakers, Hispanicize Week 2018, Microsoft will engage hundreds of Latinx professionals. Highlighting the company’s presence at the event, taking place in Miami...
Apr 13, 2018 22:50 ET
MICROSOFT INVESTIGATION INITIATED by Former Louisiana Attorney General: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Investigates the Officers and Directors of Microsoft Corporation - MSFT
Former Attorney General of Louisiana, Charles C. Foti, Jr., Esq., a partner at the law firm of Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC (“KSF”), announces that KSF has commenced an investigation into Microsoft Corporation (NasdaqGS: MSFT).
Apr 10, 2018 15:04 ET
C3 IoT and Microsoft Announce Strategic Partnership to Accelerate AI in the Enterprise
C3 IoT and Microsoft Corp. announced Tuesday a strategic partnership to deliver new technology developments and go-to-market initiatives that accelerate enterprise AI and IoT application development.
Apr 05, 2018 09:05 ET
Is it time to buy or sell Citigroup, Lennar, Microsoft, Dave & Buster's and Tiffany & Company?
CHICAGO, April 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- InvestorsObserver issues critical PriceWatch Alerts for C, LEN, MSFT, PLAY, and TIF....
Apr 04, 2018 16:15 ET
Microsoft announces quarterly earnings release date
REDMOND, Wash., April 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. will publish fiscal year 2018 third-quarter financial results after the close of the market on Thursday, April 26, 2018, on the Microsoft Investor Relations website at https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/Investor/. A live webcast of the earnings conference call will be made available at 2:30 p.m. PDT....
Mar 29, 2018 09:00 ET
Thinking about buying stock in Amazon.com, Gamestop Corporation, Microsoft, Micron or AT&T?
CHICAGO, March 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- InvestorsObserver issues critical PriceWatch Alerts for AMZN, GME, MSFT, MU, and T....
Mar 26, 2018 09:00 ET
MEDIA ALERT: Adobe and Microsoft Extend Global Partnership Into China
At Adobe Summit, Adobe (Nasdaq:ADBE) and Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq:MSFT) announced a step forward in their global partnership (
Mar 22, 2018 00:01 ET
Microsoft adds 315 megawatts of new solar power in Virginia in largest corporate solar agreement in the United States
REDMOND, Wash., March 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. announced on Wednesday the purchase of 315 MW of energy from Pleinmont I and II, two new solar projects in the commonwealth of Virginia. This represents the single largest corporate purchase of solar energy ever in the United States. This will enable Microsoft to make significant progress toward its goal of reaching 60 percent by early 2020. The Pleinmont projects are part of a larger 500-MW solar development, owned and operated by sPower, an AES and AIMCo company. ...
Mar 21, 2018 09:30 ET
S&P 500 Q4 2017 Buybacks Rose 6.0% to $137.0 Billion; Full-Year 2017 Fell 3.2% to $519.4 Billion
NEW YORK, March 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices ("S&P DJI") today announced preliminary results indicating that S&P 500® stock buybacks, or share repurchases, totaled $137.0 billion for Q4 2017. This is a 6.0% increase from the $129.2 billion reported for Q3 2017 and a 1.2% increase from the $135.3 billion reported for Q4 2016....
Mar 20, 2018 12:20 ET
Innovium Announces OCP SAI and Open-Source SONiC Solution to Accelerate TERALYNX™ Market Adoption
Innovium, Inc., a leading provider of networking solutions for data centers, today announced that it supports Open Compute Project (OCP) based Switch Abstraction Interface (SAI) APIs, enabling easier integration of its TERALYNX™ switch silicon and network operating systems (NOSes) using industry standards. Further, Innovium announced support for Software for Open Networking in the Cloud (SONiC), a leading open-source network OS using SAI APIs to accelerate adoption of TERALYNX™ among data center customers.
Mar 20, 2018 09:31 ET
To buy or sell these stocks: BlackBerry Ltd, Facebook, Coca-Cola, Microsoft and Roku Inc
CHICAGO, March 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- InvestorsObserver issues critical PriceWatch Alerts for BB, FB, KO, MSFT, and ROKU....
Mar 19, 2018 16:00 ET
BlackBerry and Microsoft Partner to Empower the Mobile Workforce
Companies deliver seamless Mobile App experience and policy compliance; BlackBerry Secure platform now available on Azure
Mar 13, 2018 10:00 ET
Should you buy stock in Amazon.com, Dicks Sporting Goods, Microsoft, Micron or US Steel?
CHICAGO, March 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- InvestorsObserver issues critical PriceWatch Alerts for AMZN, DKS, MSFT, MU, and X....
Mar 12, 2018 20:30 ET
Microsoft announces quarterly dividend
REDMOND, Wash., March 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. on Monday announced that its board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.42 per share. The dividend is payable June 14, 2018, to shareholders of record on May 17, 2018. The ex-dividend date will be May 16, 2018. ...
Mar 05, 2018 23:30 ET
Microsoft announces first renewable energy deal in India
BANGALORE, India, March 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. has announced the completion of its first renewable energy deal within the Karnataka state of India. The agreement will see Microsoft purchase 3 megawatts of solar-powered electricity from Atria Power to help power its new office building in Bangalore. This will meet 80 percent of the projected electricity needs at the new facility. This deal is part of a state government of Karnataka program to encourage investments in local solar energy operations, in line with the larger Indian government goal to ramp up solar power generatio...
Mar 05, 2018 16:00 ET
Kevin J. Dallas Joins Align Technology Board of Directors
SAN JOSE, Calif., March 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALGN) announced today that it has appointed Kevin J. Dallas to its board of directors.  Mr. Dallas is Corporate Vice President, Artificial Intelligence & Intelligent Cloud...
Feb 28, 2018 18:00 ET
Microsoft and Sunseap sign agreement on largest-ever solar project in Singapore
SINGAPORE, Feb. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. on Thursday announced a new agreement with Sunseap Group that marks Microsoft's first clean energy deal in Asia and will create the single-largest solar energy portfolio in Singapore to date....
Feb 25, 2018 14:15 ET
Packerland Broadband and Microsoft announce agreement to deliver broadband internet to rural communities in Wisconsin and Michigan
WASHINGTON, Feb. 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- At the National Governors Association's winter meeting in Washington, D.C., Microsoft President Brad Smith announced a new agreement between Packerland Broadband, a division of CCI Systems Inc., and Microsoft Corp. to provide broadband internet access to approximately 82,000 people living in rural regions of northern Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan over the next four years. ...
Feb 22, 2018 07:02 ET
Microsoft and Compuverde announce SMB licensing partnership
REDMOND, Wash. and KARLSKRONA, Sweden, Feb. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, Microsoft Corp. and Compuverde announced they have entered into a license agreement to enable access to Microsoft's Server Message Block (SMB) file transport technology for Compuverde's software-defined storage (SDS) solution. By incorporating SMB connectivity with the flexibility of Compuverde's SDS, users are able to offload programs or files from multiple servers across multiple locations simultaneously. ...
Feb 21, 2018 06:30 ET
Major Mobile Operators Prepare to Activate Windows 10 PCs Powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon Mobile PC Platform on 4G/LTE Networks
BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM), and Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ:MSFT), today announced that the Always Connected PC category continues to grow in momentum as it's embraced by additional mobile operators from around the world. This momentum can bring easy and affordable connectivity plans to consumers on advanced 4G/LTE wireless networks in Asia, Australia, North America and Europe. Select operators also plan to stock Always Connected PCs in their retail locations. Three new Windows 10 devices powere...
Feb 21, 2018 06:30 ET
Qualcomm and Microsoft Collaborate with Leading Retailers to Distribute Always Connected PCs to Consumers
BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), and Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) today jointly announced that leading retailers from across the world will offer a range of new Microsoft Always Connected Windows 10 PCs powered by the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Mobile PC Platform. ...
Feb 15, 2018 08:01 ET
Microsoft and Flyreel Accelerate Insurance Industry Access to Groundbreaking New AI-Powered Underwriting Solution
DENVER, Feb. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) and Flyreel, the most advanced AI-assisted underwriting solution for commercial and residential properties, today announced a working relationship to accelerate access to Flyreel's exclusive underwriting assistant....
Feb 08, 2018 10:55 ET
Blacks at Microsoft Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell
ADVISORY, Feb. 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Feb 05, 2018 08:31 ET
Thinking about investing in Avago Technologies, Bank of America, Microsoft, Qualcomm or Wells Fargo?
CHICAGO, Feb. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- InvestorsObserver issues critical PriceWatch Alerts for AVGO, BAC, MSFT, QCOM, and WFC....
Feb 05, 2018 07:30 ET
Report: Developing Opportunities within Noble Midstream Partners LP, Peapack-Gladstone Financial, Synchronoss Technologies, Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Aflac, and Microsoft — Future Expectations,
NEW YORK, Feb. 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In new independent research reports released early this morning, Fundamental Markets released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of Noble Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:NBLX), Peapack-Gladstone...
Jan 31, 2018 15:15 ET
Microsoft earnings press release available on Investor Relations website
REDMOND, Wash., Jan. 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. on Wednesday announced fiscal year 2018 second-quarter financial results are available on its Investor Relations website....
Jan 30, 2018 08:00 ET
Columbia Sportswear activates Microsoft Cloud to strengthen consumer engagement
PORTLAND, Ore., and REDMOND, Wash., Jan. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia Sportswear Co. (Nasdaq: "COLM"), a leading innovator in the active outdoor apparel, footwear, accessories and equipment industries, and Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: "MSFT") have announced plans to collaborate on enhancing Columbia Sportswear's global consumer experience and drive its digital transformation using intelligent cloud technology....
Jan 29, 2018 08:31 ET
Thinking about buying stock in Apple, Dr. Pepper Snapple Group, Lockheed Martin Corporation, Microsoft and Wynn Resorts
CHICAGO, Jan. 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- InvestorsObserver issues critical PriceWatch Alerts for AAPL, DPS, LMT, MSFT, and WYNN....
Jan 22, 2018 11:29 ET
The ID2020 Alliance Announces New Partners in Digital Identity Initiative
DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The ID2020 Alliance, a public-private partnership committed to improving lives through digital identity, announced today that Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT), Mercy Corps, Hyperledger and the UN International Computing Center have joined Accenture (NYSE: ACN) as partners in the Alliance. Microsoft will also donate $1M to the effort, joining Accenture and the Rockefeller Foundation as major donors to the initiative....
Jan 18, 2018 12:30 ET
The Best Places in The World to Mine Bitcoin
LONDON, January 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --...
Jan 18, 2018 06:00 ET
Canadian Business Leaders Must Enable A Culture of Creativity and Collaboration to Survive In the New World of Work
New research from Microsoft Canada and Ipsos Canada sheds light on the biggest changes and challenges to Canadian workplaces...
Jan 09, 2018 15:01 ET
Major Mobile Operators to Activate Always Connected Windows 10 PCs Powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon Mobile PC Platform on LTE Networks
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM), and Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ:MSFT), today announced that leading mobile operators from around the world will support the Always Connected PC category, bringing easy and affordable connectivity plans to consumers on advanced LTE wireless networks. Select operators in some countries will also stock Always Connected PCs in their owned retail locations. Three new Windows 10 devices powered by the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Mobile PC platform from OEM brands Asus, HP and Lenovo will...
Jan 09, 2018 10:31 ET
Main Street's Index, the BetterInvesting 100, Increased 11.5% a Year for 10 Years Through December, Beating Its S&P Benchmark
MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich., Jan. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- At the end of December, the BetterInvesting 100 Index (BIXX), reflecting the portfolios of Main Street investors, increased 11.5 percent annually for the previous 10 years, versus annual growth of 10.2 percent for the Standard & Poor's 500 Equal-Weight Index (based on a total return for both indexes in which dividends are reinvested). The BetterInvesting index's five-year gain matched that of the S&P 500 EWI, with annual growth of 15.8 percent....
Jan 08, 2018 08:31 ET
Should you invest in Caterpillar Inc., Cisco Systems, Microsoft, NVIDIA and Energous Corporation?
CHICAGO, Jan. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- InvestorsObserver issues critical PriceWatch Alerts for CAT, CSCO, MSFT, NVDA, and WATT....
Jan 05, 2018 08:00 ET
Microsoft announces quarterly earnings release date
REDMOND, Wash., Jan. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. will publish fiscal year 2018 second-quarter financial results after the close of the market on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018, on the Microsoft Investor Relations website at https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/Investor/. A live webcast of the earnings conference call will be made available at 2:30 p.m. Pacific Time....
Dec 18, 2017 08:31 ET
Is it time to buy or sell Apple, Macy's Incorporated, Microsoft, Netflix and NVIDIA?
CHICAGO, Dec. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- InvestorsObserver issues critical PriceWatch Alerts for AAPL, M, MSFT, NFLX, and NVDA....
Dec 15, 2017 14:03 ET
BetterInvesting 100 Index Grows 3.9% in November, Up 15.6% Over Five Years Through November
MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich., Dec. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- At the end of November, the BetterInvesting 100 Index (BIXX), reflecting the portfolios of Main Street investors, increased 15.6 percent annually for the previous five years, versus annual growth of 16.0 percent for the Standard & Poor's 500 Equal-Weight Index (based on a total return for both indexes in which dividends are reinvested). ...
Dec 11, 2017 07:00 ET
Park Place Technologies selects Microsoft Cloud to transform sales and customer engagement
CLEVELAND and REDMOND, Wash., Dec. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Park Place Technologies Inc. (www.parkplacetechnologies.com), a global leader in datacenter third-party maintenance and support, and Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: "MSFT") have announced they are planning to collaborate on driving digital transformation across Park Place Technologies' global sales and service operations and rapidly accelerate its ability to deliver engineering services across the over 100 countries in which it operates. ...
Dec 07, 2017 02:05 ET
Contrast Security Announces Microsoft Ventures and AXA Strategic Ventures as Global Strategic Investors
LOS ALTOS, Calif., Dec. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Contrast Security, the pioneer in enabling "self-protecting" software with security safeguards built directly into critical applications, today announced it has landed strategic corporate investments by AXA Strategic Ventures and Microsoft Ventures. This financing is a subsequent closing to Contrast's Series C round announced in October 2017....
Nov 29, 2017 17:38 ET
Microsoft announces quarterly dividend
REDMOND, Wash., Nov. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. on Wednesday announced that its board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.42 per share. The dividend is payable March 8, 2018, to shareholders of record on Feb. 15, 2018. The ex-dividend date will be Feb. 14, 2018. ...
Nov 29, 2017 16:08 ET
Microsoft holds annual shareholders meeting
REDMOND, Wash., Nov. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Speaking to shareholders at Microsoft Corp.'s annual meeting on Wednesday, Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella highlighted how digital technology is driving transformation, and the opportunity for Microsoft to help its customers and partners thrive in this evolving world. ...
Nov 29, 2017 07:40 ET
Report: Exploring Fundamental Drivers Behind Microsoft, Equinix, Fitbit, INC Research, Progressive, and MannKind — New Horizons, Emerging Trends, and Upcoming Developments
NEW YORK, Nov. 29, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In new independent research reports released early this morning, Fundamental Markets released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ:EQIX),...
Nov 28, 2017 14:00 ET
Microsoft launches Azure Location Based Services for geospatial needs across industries
Together with an ecosystem of partners, Microsoft's cloud offers enterprise customers choice and options for using location data to solve issues such as asset location tracking, fleet management and traffic congestion....
Nov 28, 2017 14:00 ET
Microsoft launches Azure Location Based Services for geospatial needs across industries
Together with an ecosystem of partners, Microsoft's cloud offers enterprise customers choice and options for using location data to solve issues such as asset location tracking, fleet management and traffic congestion....
Nov 27, 2017 23:00 ET
Microsoft and SAP join forces to give customers a trusted path to digital transformation in the cloud
REDMOND, Wash. and WALLDORF, Germany, Nov. 27, 2017 /CNW/ -- Microsoft Corp. and SAP SE on Monday announced integrated offerings to provide enterprise customers with a clear road map to confidently drive more business innovation in the cloud. In a bold show of commitment, the two companies also announced they will be deploying each other's cloud solutions internally. Through their unique partnership, the companies will co-engineer, go to market together with premier solutions and provide joint support services to ensure the best cloud experience for customers....
Nov 27, 2017 23:00 ET
Microsoft and SAP join forces to give customers a trusted path to digital transformation in the cloud
REDMOND, Wash. and WALLDORF, Germany, Nov. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. and SAP SE on Monday announced integrated offerings to provide enterprise customers with a clear road map to confidently drive more business innovation in the cloud. In a bold show of commitment, the two companies also announced they will be deploying each other's cloud solutions internally. Through their unique partnership, the companies will co-engineer, go to market together with premier solutions and provide joint support services to ensure the best cloud experience for customers....
Nov 15, 2017 10:00 ET
Microsoft announces Azure Databricks powered by Apache® Spark, new AI, IoT and machine learning tools for developers
NEW YORK, Nov. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Wednesday at Connect(); 2017, Microsoft Corp.'s annual event for professional developers, Executive Vice President Scott Guthrie announced new Microsoft data platform technologies and cross-platform developer tools. Guthrie outlined the company's vision and shared what's next for developers across a broad range of Microsoft and open source technologies, and how Microsoft is helping them get more done across apps or platforms. He also touched on key application scenarios and ways developers can use built-in artificial intelligence (AI) to support contin...
Nov 15, 2017 08:30 ET
Microsoft Reinvents Supply Chain with SAP Ariba and Intrigo Systems
Microsoft Corp. has one of the most complex supply chains in the world. And to keep it humming and ensure supply keeps up with demand for its hottest products, the company is reinventing its supply chain. In a newly released
Nov 13, 2017 00:57 ET
SPYRUS, Inc. Announces Addition of Comprehensive Suite of SPYRUS Security Products to Protect Data at Rest, Transit and Use to GSA Schedule 70 Program
SPYRUS, Inc. today announced the immediate availability of SPYRUS security products through the GSA Schedule 70 program. The addition of these products to the GSA schedule is coincident with several large US Government procurements of the SPYRUS secure Windows To Go devices certified by Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT). Made in America, the SPYRUS secure systems solution includes an extensive Windows To Go product line, hardware encrypted PocketVault P-3X USB 3.0 and TrustedFlash™ microSDHC data storage, the Rosetta® family of PKI HSMs, and it's SPYRUS Enterprise Management System™
Nov 07, 2017 01:45 ET
World's most powerful console, Xbox One X, launches worldwide
REDMOND, Wash., Nov. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The official launch of the world's most powerful console, Xbox One X, brings a new era of immersive 4K gaming and 4K entertainment to gamers across the globe. With 40 percent more power than any other console, Xbox One X is where console gamers can play the best versions of games. The new console launches with the largest games lineup in Xbox history, with more than 70 Xbox One X Enhanced titles coming in the first week and more than 50 available on launch day, including "Forza Motorsport 7," "Super Lucky's Tale," "Assassin's Creed Origins," "Midd...
Nov 02, 2017 04:01 ET
Microsoft announces one of the largest wind deals in the Netherlands with Vattenfall
AMSTERDAM, Nov. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, Microsoft Corp. announced its second European wind project in the Netherlands with Vattenfall, one of Europe's largest electricity and heat retail and producers. Microsoft will purchase 100 percent of the wind energy generated from a repowered and expanded wind farm that is adjacent to its local datacenter operations in the Netherlands. The 180-megawatt wind farm will be constructed and operated by Nuon, part of Vattenfall in the Wieringermeer Polder, near Amsterdam. ...
Nov 01, 2017 18:00 ET
Microsoft announces new mixed-reality jobs and education partnerships for British Columbia
Microsoft to hire another 50 new employees in mixed reality, partners with BCIT on mixed-reality curriculum and announces computer science pilot program for high schools....
Nov 01, 2017 12:00 ET
United Technologies chooses Microsoft Cloud to enhance customer experience and accelerate digital transformation
REDMOND, Wash., and FARMINGTON, Conn., Nov. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. and United Technologies Corp. (UTC) (NYSE: UTX) on Wednesday announced a strategic agreement that will create a differentiated customer and employee experience using intelligent technology innovation. ...
Nov 01, 2017 07:00 ET
Markforged announces Series C funding from Siemens' next47, Microsoft Ventures, Porsche SE
Markforged, the industrial 3D printing platform unlocking a 10x acceleration in product creation speed, today announced that it has completed a $30 million Series C round of funding. next47, the Siemens-backed venture firm, led the round, with Microsoft Ventures, and Porsche Automobil Holding SE (Porsche SE) also making significant investments. The new investors join existing investors Matrix, Northbridge, and Trinity. Markforged has raised a total of $57 million to date, and achieved profitability in Q2 of 2017 having grown revenues by 300%. To learn more, please visit http://markforged.com
Oct 31, 2017 17:23 ET
The BetterInvesting 100 Index, up 3.1 Percent for Month, Returns 14.2 Percent Annually for Past Five Years Through September
MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich., Oct. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- At the end of September, the BetterInvesting 100 Index (BIXX), reflecting the portfolios of Main Street investors, increased 14.2 percent annually for the previous five years, versus annual growth of 15.0 percent for the Standard & Poor's 500 Equal-Weight Index (based on a total return for both indexes in which dividends are reinvested). ...
Oct 26, 2017 17:08 ET
Microsoft earnings press release available on Investor Relations website
REDMOND, Wash., Oct. 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. today announced fiscal year 2018 first-quarter financial results are available on its Investor Relations website....
Oct 25, 2017 07:59 ET
Upstream Companies Expect Shorter Time to Produce Oil and Gas Due to Digital Technology Investments, Finds New Research from Accenture and Microsoft
Faster and better decision-making and shorter time to first oil and gas top the list of expected benefits that digital technologies can drive for upstream oil and gas companies, a new survey from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) reports. Respondents to the
Oct 24, 2017 10:00 ET
Microsoft and PAREXEL form cloud technology alliance aimed at accelerating the pace of drug development
REDMOND, Wash., and BOSTON, Oct. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. and PAREXEL International Corp., a leading global biopharmaceutical services organization, on Tuesday announced a technology development alliance aimed at driving innovation across the life sciences industry with technology powered by Microsoft Azure. ...
Oct 19, 2017 15:38 ET
The Green Bay Packers and Microsoft join forces to drive economic growth and job creation in Wisconsin
GREEN BAY, Wis., Oct. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Green Bay Packers and Microsoft Corp. today announced the launch of TitletownTech, a one-of-a kind partnership between the two organizations aimed at boosting economic expansion in Wisconsin's Fox River Valley and beyond by bringing world-class digital innovations and expertise to Green Bay. Operating from a state-of-the-art work space in the Titletown development next to Lambeau Field, TitletownTech will help the region's emerging and existing businesses define and build new digital products, transform their operations through technology an...
Oct 18, 2017 12:49 ET
Blackbaud and Microsoft to Strengthen Strategic Partnership to Digitally Transform the Nonprofit Sector
BALTIMORE, Oct. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of bbcon 2017, Blackbaud (Nasdaq: BLKB), the world's leading cloud software company powering social good, and Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT), plan to expand their partnership in support of their mutual goals to digitally transform the nonprofit sector. ...
Oct 16, 2017 17:43 ET
Microsoft proposes election of new board members
REDMOND, Wash., Oct. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. on Monday released its annual proxy statement and announced two nominations to its board of directors. The nominees are Penny S. Pritzker, founder and chairman of PSP Capital and former U.S. Secretary of Commerce, and Arne Sorenson, president and chief executive officer of Marriott International. Both are accomplished leaders and will bring significant global experience to Microsoft. They will be presented for election at the company's annual shareholders meeting on Nov. 29, 2017. ...
Oct 16, 2017 10:00 ET
Symantec powers consumer security with the Microsoft Cloud
REDMOND, Wash., Oct. 16, 2017 /CNW/ -- Microsoft Corp. on Monday announced that cybersecurity leader Symantec Corp. is using the Microsoft Azure cloud to help deliver its Norton consumer products to a global community of more than 50 million people and families. Azure provides Symantec with a highly reliable, trusted cloud that offers global scale and cost efficiencies....
Oct 16, 2017 10:00 ET
Symantec powers consumer security with the Microsoft Cloud
REDMOND, Wash., Oct. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. on Monday announced that cybersecurity leader Symantec Corp. is using the Microsoft Azure cloud to help deliver its Norton consumer products to a global community of more than 50 million people and families. Azure provides Symantec with a highly reliable, trusted cloud that offers global scale and cost efficiencies....
Oct 12, 2017 09:09 ET
AWS and Microsoft Announce Gluon, Making Deep Learning Accessible to All Developers
Today, Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), and Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) announced a new deep learning library, called Gluon, that allows developers of all skill levels to prototype, build, train and deploy sophisticated machine learning models for the cloud, devices at the edge and mobile apps. The Gluon interface currently works with Apache MXNet and will support Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit (CNTK) in an upcoming release. With the Gluon interface, developers can build machine learning models using a simple
Oct 10, 2017 14:36 ET
Microsoft Announces Quarterly Earnings Release Date
REDMOND, Wash., Oct. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. will publish fiscal year 2018 first-quarter financial results after the close of the market on Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017, on the Microsoft Investor Relations website at https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/Investor/. A live webcast of the earnings conference call will be made available at 2:30 p.m. Pacific Time....
Oct 10, 2017 10:00 ET
Microsoft Ventures announces Innovate.AI, a global search for startups shaping the future of AI
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 10, 2017 /CNW/ -- Microsoft Ventures, in collaboration with Madrona Venture Group, Notion Capital and Vertex Ventures Israel, on Tuesday announced a global competition, Innovate.AI, aimed at uncovering emerging startups working to progress the future of artificial intelligence. In total, Microsoft Ventures and its partners will award $3.5M in venture funding and $2M in Azure credits....
Oct 10, 2017 10:00 ET
Microsoft Ventures announces Innovate.AI, a global search for startups shaping the future of AI
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Ventures, in collaboration with Madrona Venture Group, Notion Capital and Vertex Ventures Israel, on Tuesday announced a global competition, Innovate.AI, aimed at uncovering emerging startups working to progress the future of artificial intelligence. In total, Microsoft Ventures and its partners will award $3.5M in venture funding and $2M in Azure credits....
Oct 10, 2017 09:08 ET
Transparency-One and Microsoft announce blockchain service for supply chain transparency
BOSTON, Oct. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Transparency-One, the source to store supply chain transparency solution, today announced it has partnered with Microsoft to provide blockchain capabilities for its platform. Transparency-One customers have the option to add an additional layer of security to their data by storing critical supply chain information, captured in Transparency-One, in Microsoft Azure's Blockchain Services....
Oct 09, 2017 05:00 ET
Microsoft, GE sign agreement on new wind project in Ireland
DUBLIN, Oct. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday, Microsoft Corp. announced a new wind energy agreement in Ireland. With the agreement, Microsoft will become one of the first multinational technology companies to support a new wind project in Ireland. ...
Oct 02, 2017 10:00 ET
Bank of America chooses the Microsoft Cloud to support digital transformation
REDMOND, Wash., Oct. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its digital transformation, Bank of America is turning to the Microsoft Cloud to help deliver new business efficiencies, support digital culture change and better meet customer needs....
Sep 25, 2017 10:00 ET
Microsoft helps customers digitally transform their businesses with cloud, AI and mixed reality -- while also advancing the next frontier of computing
ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 25, 2017 /CNW/ -- Microsoft Corp. on Monday welcomed over 25,000 business customers to its annual IT event, Microsoft Ignite in Orlando, Fla., where the company showcased how it is infusing cloud, AI and mixed reality across it products to help customers visualize and create the future of business. Microsoft also shared how quantum computers could help solve some of our planet's biggest challenges. News spanned Microsoft's commercial businesses — Office 365, Windows 10, Microsoft Azure, Dynamics 365 and Microsoft AI — with a focus on how the company is empowering people ...
Sep 25, 2017 10:00 ET
Microsoft helps customers digitally transform their businesses with cloud, AI and mixed reality -- while also advancing the next frontier of computing
ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. on Monday welcomed over 25,000 business customers to its annual IT event, Microsoft Ignite in Orlando, Fla., where the company showcased how it is infusing cloud, AI and mixed reality across it products to help customers visualize and create the future of business. Microsoft also shared how quantum computers could help solve some of our planet's biggest challenges. News spanned Microsoft's commercial businesses — Office 365, Windows 10, Microsoft Azure, Dynamics 365 and Microsoft AI — with a focus on how the company is empowering ...
Sep 20, 2017 10:00 ET
Sep 19, 2017 18:02 ET
Microsoft announces quarterly dividend and changes to its board of directors
REDMOND, Wash., Sept. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday announced that its board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.42 per share, reflecting a 3 cent or 7.6 percent increase over the previous quarter's dividend. The dividend is payable Dec. 14, 2017, to shareholders of record on Nov. 16, 2017. The ex-dividend date will be Nov. 15, 2017. ...
Sep 19, 2017 00:57 ET
SPYRUS(R) Announces Bundled Windows To Go and SEMS as a Service (SEMSaaS) Program for Enterprise, Government, and Academia
SPYRUS, Inc. today announced the immediate availability of bundled packages of Windows To Go USB 3.0 drives with the, cloud based, SPYRUS Enterprise Management System as a Service (SEMSaaS). The innovative grouping includes the groundbreaking hardware encrypted WorkSafe Pro and Secure Portable Workplace Windows To Go live drives certified by Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT), and the PocketVault P-3X encrypted storage USB drives, each bundled with a SEMSaaS license. SEMSaaS device management permits enterprise administrators to centrally register, block/unblock, revoke, set policies, audit, and "kill"
Sep 18, 2017 11:00 ET
Q2 2017 S&P 500 Buybacks Fall 9.8% from Q1, to $120.1 Billion
NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices ("S&P DJI") today announced preliminary results indicating that S&P 500® stock buybacks, or share repurchases, totaled $120.1 billion for Q2 2017. This is a 9.8% decrease from the $133.1 billion reported for Q1 2017, a 5.8% decrease from the $127.5 billion reported for Q2 2016 and a 25.6% decrease from the $161.4 billion for Q1 2016, when companies were supporting share prices in a declining market....
Sep 12, 2017 13:09 ET
New partnerships advance the Cascadia Innovation Corridor
New cross-border initiatives to connect Washington state and British Columbia....
Sep 12, 2017 13:09 ET
New partnerships advance the Cascadia Innovation Corridor
New cross-border initiatives to connect Washington state and British Columbia....
Sep 07, 2017 10:00 ET
Adobe and Microsoft expand strategic partnership to drive e-signatures and collaboration among teams in the cloud
SAN JOSE, Calif., and REDMOND, Wash., Sept. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Adobe (NASD "ADBE") and Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq "MSFT")  recently delivered their first set of joint solutions to help enterprises transform their customer experience with Adobe Experience Cloud, Microsoft Azure and Microsoft Dynamics. The companies are now expanding their strategic alliance to increase workforce productivity and drive more efficient business processes. Beginning today, Adobe Sign, the market-leading e-signature service in Adobe Document Cloud, is now Microsoft's preferred e-signature solution across the com...
Aug 30, 2017 10:00 ET
Pact and Microsoft expand fight against child labor in Congo mining
REDMOND, Wash., Aug. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, Pact and Microsoft Corp. announced an expanded partnership to address child labor in mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Microsoft has made a new, three-year financial commitment to support Pact's work to address child labor in mining, and will build on the successful Watoto Inje ya Mungoti (Children Out of Mining) project....
Aug 25, 2017 10:20 ET
With 1.2 Percent Increase in July, BetterInvesting Top 100 Returns 14.6 Percent Annually for Past Five Years
MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich., Aug. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- At the end of July, the BetterInvesting Top 100 Index (BIXX), reflecting the portfolios of Main Street investors, increased 14.6 percent annually for the previous five years, versus annual growth of 15.9 percent for the Standard & Poor's 500 Equal-Weight Index (based on a total return for both indexes in which dividends are reinvested). ...
Aug 18, 2017 01:55 ET
Microsoft Joins with Partners and Customers at IoT Expo and WCIT 2017
TAIPEI, Taiwan, Aug. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- As Internet-of-Things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI), smart factories and intelligent applications continue to advance, businesses are increasingly turning to these technologies to create new business solutions with greater agility and drive competitive advantages....
Aug 17, 2017 17:44 ET
GEX Management, Inc. Adds Director of Citizenship and Public Affairs for Microsoft to Board of Advisors
DALLAS, Aug. 17, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GEX Management, Inc. (OTCQB:GXXM) is proud to announce an addition to its Board of Advisors, Raamel Mitchell....
Aug 10, 2017 10:00 ET
Microsoft announces the Coco Framework to improve performance, confidentiality and governance characteristics of enterprise blockchain networks
REDMOND, Wash., Aug. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. on Thursday announced the Coco Framework, a first-of-its-kind innovation that will advance enterprise adoption of blockchain technology. Current blockchain protocol technology requires complicated development techniques to meet the operational and security needs of enterprises. The Coco Framework reduces this complexity, and when integrated with blockchain networks addresses critical needs for commercial adoption like high-transaction speed, distributed governance and confidentiality. Providing these foundational capabilities open...
Jul 28, 2017 13:54 ET
Microsoft to discuss new reporting standards
REDMOND, Wash., July 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. will webcast a conference call to discuss the new reporting standards on Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, on the Microsoft Investor Relations website at https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/Investor. A live webcast of the conference call will be made available at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time on the Microsoft Investor Relations website at https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/Investor. ...
Jul 21, 2017 10:31 ET
Get Options Trade Ideas for Chipotle Mexican Grill, Fifth Third Bancorp, The Kroger Co, Lululemon and Microsoft
CHICAGO, July 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- InvestorsObserver issues critical PriceWatch Alerts for CMG, FITB, KR, LULU, and MSFT....
Jul 20, 2017 17:11 ET
Microsoft earnings press release available on Investor Relations website
REDMOND, Wash., July 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. on Thursday announced that fiscal year 2017 fourth-quarter financial results are available on its Investor Relations website....
Jul 19, 2017 10:00 ET
Dun & Bradstreet teams up with Microsoft to reimagine the power of data in the cloud
REDMOND, Wash. and SHORT HILLS, N.J., July 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Dun & Bradstreet, the global leader in commercial data, analytics and insights for business, is teaming up with Microsoft Corp. to give companies worldwide direct access to its data through Microsoft's cloud services. ...
Jul 18, 2017 11:00 ET
Baidu and Microsoft join forces in the intelligent cloud to advance autonomous driving
REDMOND, Wash., July 18, 2017 /CNW/ -- Microsoft Corp. and Baidu Inc. (NASDAQ: BIDU) today announced plans to partner in order to take the technical development and adoption of autonomous driving worldwide. As a member of the Apollo alliance, Microsoft will provide global scale for Apollo outside of China with the Microsoft Azure cloud. ...
Jul 18, 2017 11:00 ET
Baidu and Microsoft join forces in the intelligent cloud to advance autonomous driving
REDMOND, Wash., July 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. and Baidu Inc. (NASDAQ: BIDU) today announced plans to partner in order to take the technical development and adoption of autonomous driving worldwide. As a member of the Apollo alliance, Microsoft will provide global scale for Apollo outside of China with the Microsoft Azure cloud. ...
Jul 07, 2017 17:43 ET
Microsoft announces quarterly earnings release date
REDMOND, Wash., July 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. will publish fiscal year 2017 fourth-quarter financial results after the close of the market on Thursday, July 20, 2017, on the Microsoft Investor Relations website at https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/Investor/. A live webcast of the earnings conference call will be made available at 2:30 p.m. Pacific Time....
Jun 28, 2017 01:01 ET
The Markle Foundation and Microsoft partner to accelerate a skills-based labor market for the digital economy
NEW YORK and REDMOND, Wash., June 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, the Markle Foundation and Microsoft Corp. announced a three-year partnership to expand Markle's Skillful initiative, a data-driven approach to connecting American workers and businesses in a rapidly evolving labor market. While advances in technology have helped the economy overall, some American workers are being displaced. Jobs in growing sectors increasingly require new skills earned through a post-secondary degree, certificate or credentialing program. Particularly vulnerable are the nearly seven out of 10 Americans...