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South China Morning Post
Weibo: Conspiracy theorists chat up Microsoft defection, iPhone 6 delay
Doug Young has lived and worked in China for 15 years, much of that as a journalist for Reuters writing about Chinese companies. He currently lives in Shanghai where he teaches financial journalism at Fudan University.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
Why the global tech sector should follow Israel's lead
Israel's success as an innovator is also reflected by its global standings in various high-tech industries, especially those closely associated with the defense industry. Living under the constant threat of conflict has produced a remarkable determination within the people of Israel.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Laurent Delaporte is to take the helm of the NetMediaEurope group
Laurent's track record in the IT sector has allowed him to gain extensive experience of new technologies and the media, particularly within the Microsoft group, where he held the positions of Vice President of the European SMEs and Partners division, Deputy CEO of Microsoft France and, most recently, Vice President of Microsoft Advertising Europe. He also serves on the board of several companies and is a keen investor in start-ups.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Microsoft: Extending Its Competitive Advantage Into The Cloud
Microsoft is meeting business customers' needs in the public cloud in order to overtake AWS, including accommodating all 3rd party platforms and services as an IaaS cloud provider. The future holds the opportunity for Microsoft to gradually shift customers to Microsoft platforms and services in the cloud .
Technology giant opens new retail location in Friendswood
Microsoft Corp. will open its second Houston retail store in Baybrook Mall Nov. 6, at 11 a.m. Redmond, Washington-based Microsoft has taken a play from Apple Inc.'s playbook by expanding its retail presence throughout the country. This will be the ninth location the technology giant has opened in Texas.
Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Seeking to Own Minecraft for $2.5 billion
Microsoft Corporation is bidding $2.5 billion for the ownership of the Swedish company Mojang AB whose main arsenal is the sandbox game Minecraft. Tim Lesko of Granite Investment Advisors and CNBC 's 'Closing Bell' panelists discussed the issue.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Microsoft: Alcatel Brand Can Boost Windows Phone Sales
The Alcatel One Touch POP 2 is the first commercial Windows phone to have a 64-bit Qualcomm SnapDragon 410 processor and Adreno 306 GPU. TCL Communications, the company behind Alcatel phones, is a fast-rising smartphone player that has strong distribution deals with over 30 carriers.
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MKM Partners Begins Coverage on Microsoft
The firm set a "buy" rating and a $52.00 price target on the stock. MKM Partners' price objective indicates a potential upside of 11.21% from the stock's previous close.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Microsoft unveils first look of new MSN for New Zealand
Microsoft has unveiled a first look at the new MSN for New Zealand, combining premium content from the world's leading media outlets with personal productivity tools to help consumers do more. Starting today, Microsoft is inviting people around the globe to try out the new web experience at http://preview.msn.com/en-nz/ with the experience officially launching in the coming months.
Microsoft: Falling Prices Of Windows Devices And Samsung's Lawsuit
Microsoft recorded Surface revenue of $2.192 billion vs. cost of revenue of $2.872 billion in fiscal 2014, yielding an annual loss of $676 million. Lowering the average selling price of Window's Surface tablet by $100 would mean increasing its annual Surface losses by roughly $365 million to about $1.041 billion every year.
Microsoft boosts Texas presence after naming new Gulf Coast manager
Craig Hodges is the new general manager for Microsoft Corp.'s Texas Gulf Coast Division, including Austin, San Antonio and Houston. Microsoft Corp. is taking steps to boost its Texas presence after recently naming Craig Hodges as general manager to oversee its newly created Gulf Coast District, covering Austin, San Antonio and Houston.
Microsoft Needs To Stop Picking A Fight With Apple
Perhaps this is in response to the Microsoft-specific ads that Apple made in the early 2000s before their rebirth. We hold no position in either equity, but we think that these two working together will prove to be a far more lucrative endeavor for both companies.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Seaborn Networks names Microsoft as client, ups U.S.-Brazil cable capacity
Seaborn Networks' pending build of the Seabras-1 submarine cable system linking the U.S. and Brazil has attracted Microsoft , which has signed an agreement for fiber network capacity in order to fulfill its customers' cloud service desires. Cloud providers like Microsoft are finding that they need more capacity between Latin America in order to grow and scale their cloud infrastructure.
U.S. Military Using Xbox 360 Controller For New Laser Gun
But the newest weapon using a Microsoft-made controller might be one of the most powerful ones yet. It's a laser on top of a truck that shoots threats down from the sky.
Mobile and cloud on mind, Microsoft launches new MSN in India
Microsoft unveiled a first look of the new MSN in India which is designed for mobile and cloud. The new MSN will deliver premium content from leading media companies which includes The Indian Express, Network 18, NDTV, India Today and others and will also come with productivity tools.
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Microsoft Unveils First Look of New MSN
MSN aims to deliver the world's most popular and comprehensive content on the web; apps coming soon to Windows, Android, and iOS devices TORONTO, Sept. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - Designed from the ground up for a mobile, cloud-first world, today Microsoft has launched the new MSN, a single platform that combines premium content from the world's leading media outlets with personal productivity tools that help users maximize their time online.
Microsoft revamps MSN, integrates with productivity tools
Microsoft has unveiled its revamped MSN portal that combines easy access to personal productivity tools and content from a large number of providers. As the company tries to revive MSN, the focus this time is also on top content from the Web instead of offering original content.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
How Apple And Google Crushed Windows Phone
This dashed any hope Microsoft had of positioning Lumia as a premium brand and forced it to compete with Android as a commodity smartphone. The purchase of Nokia was the wrong move that leaves Microsoft with almost no chance to be competitive or establish a viable smartphone ecosystem.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
Microsoft Rating Reiterated by Barclays
's stock had its "overweight" rating reissued by analysts at Barclays in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday. They currently have a $51.00 target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of $50.00.