Microsoft

Microsoft is set to show off new products at its annual Surface event, including a refreshed Surface Pro, a foldable device and a smart speaker.
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CNN
October 02, 2019 - 12:32 pm
Several years after Microsoft began retreating from the smartphone market, the company now appears to be trying to break back in. Microsoft teased a new phone at its annual Surface press event on Wednesday.
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This Oct. 4, 2018, file photo shows the U.S. Supreme Court at sunset in Washington.
Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP Photo, File
July 02, 2019 - 10:19 am
By David Cray, AP National Writer NEW YORK (AP) — More than 200 corporations, including many of America's best-known companies, have signed a friend-of-the-court brief urging the U.S. Supreme Court to rule that federal civil rights law bans job discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and...
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Voting
M. Spencer Green/AP, file
May 06, 2019 - 12:54 pm
(Associated Press) — Microsoft announced an ambitious effort it says will make voting secure, verifiable and more transparent with open-source software. Two of the three top U.S elections vendors have expressed interest in potentially incorporating the software into their voting systems. The...
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Amazon
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January 08, 2019 - 11:12 am
By Paul R. La Monica, CNN Business (CNN) -- Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has been the wealthiest person on the planet for more than a year. Now, Amazon is the most valuable company in the world. It passed Microsoft (MSFT) Monday to take over the top spot. Amazon's stock rallied another 1% Tuesday and the...
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FILE - This Oct. 23, 2018, file photo shows an Amazon logo atop the Amazon Treasure Truck The Park DTLA office complex in downtown Los Angeles.
AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File
January 07, 2019 - 8:47 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Amazon has eclipsed Microsoft as the most valuable publicly traded company in the U.S. as a see-sawing stock market continues to reshuffle corporate America's pecking order. The shift occurred Monday after Amazon's shares rose 3 percent to close at $1,629.51 and lifted the e-...
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Facebook is taking action in the wake of the Russia investigation
CNN Wire
December 19, 2018 - 7:29 am
By Rob McLean and Heather Kelly, CNN Business (CNN) -- Facebook offered more of its users' data to companies including Microsoft and Amazon than it has admitted, according to a new report by The New York Times. The Times reported late Tuesday that it obtained internal Facebook (FB) documents that...
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FILE- In this May 11, 2017, file photo, members of a design team at Cirque du Soleil demonstrate use of Microsoft's HoloLens device in helping to virtually design a set at the Microsoft Build 2017 developers conference in Seattle.
AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File
November 27, 2018 - 4:45 pm
(AP) — Wall Street investors are enamored with a newly emergent tech company. It has nothing to do with posting selfies or finding a soul mate. The company is instead making billions of dollars selling cloud-computing and other technical services to offices around the world. Say hello to Microsoft...
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FILE - In this Oct. 9, 2003 file photo, Paul Allen, Microsoft co-founder for the dedication of the Paul G. Allen Center for Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Washington in Seattle.
AP Photo/John Froschauer, File
October 18, 2018 - 7:44 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Prior to his death on Monday, billionaire Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen invested large sums in technology ventures, research projects and philanthropy, some of it eclectic and highly speculative. What happens to those commitments now? Outside of bland assurances from his investment...
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Apr 21, 2018; New Orleans, LA, USA; Portland Trail Blazers owner Paul Allen watches from courtside during the second quarter in game four of the first round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs against the New Orleans Pelicans at the Smoothie King Center.
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October 15, 2018 - 6:21 pm
By Danielle Wiener-Bronner, CNN Business (CNN) -- Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has died, his investment firm Vulcan said Monday. He was 65. "It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of our founder Paul G. Allen, co-founder of Microsoft and noted technologist, philanthropist, community...
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In this Dec. 30, 2006, file photo with the Capitol in the background, American flags fly at half-staff at the foot of the Washington Monument in Washington.
AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File
August 21, 2018 - 12:16 pm
By Matt O'Brien, AP Technology Writer Microsoft has uncovered new Russian hacking efforts targeting U.S. political groups ahead of the midterm elections. The company said Tuesday that a group tied to the Russian government created fake websites that appeared to spoof two American conservative...
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