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44 min ago | Seeking Alpha

Why Projections For Tesla To Sell 500,000 Cars In 2020 Are Absurd

If Tesla sells 35,000 cars this year, 500,000 sales in 2020 would imply a six-year CAGR of 56%. Wall Street's bullish projections for Tesla Motors Inc. show the company accelerating from selling 35,000 cars this year to 500,000 cars in 2020, which would imply a six-year compounded annual growth rate of approximately 55.8%.

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Related Topix: Tesla Motors, Startups, Microsoft, Tellme, Tellme Networks, Sentillion

9 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

Analysts' Recent Ratings Updates for Microsoft

Several investment firms have updated their stock ratings and price targets on shares of Microsoft in the last week: Microsoft is now covered by analysts at MKM Partners. They set a "buy" rating and a $52.00 price target on the stock.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Tellme, Tellme Networks, Startups, Sentillion, Stanley

9 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Microsoft: Another Healthy Dividend Raise

Last month, I discussed how technology giant Microsoft was due for a dividend raise . The company's next dividend declaration was expected in mid-September.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Tellme, Tellme Networks, Startups, Sentillion, Cisco

Tue Sep 16, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Microsoft announces board changes and quarterly dividend increase

"As we continue to focus on the company's transformation and the board continues to evaluate capital strategy options, this dividend increase is another step in our ongoing commitment to increase capital returns to shareholders," said . Before joining Visa, Scharf spent nine years at JPMorgan Chase & Co.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Tellme, Tellme Networks, Startups, Sentillion

MediaPost

Microsoft Upgrades RTB Exchange, Adds Mobile, Windows 8 Inventory

The inventory will be available in Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain, the UK and the U.S. Microsoft has spent the past 10 months growing its exchange by entering new marketers -- it's up to 37 now, according to Microsoft's Display Monetization and Yield Analytics Director, Esco Strong -- and is now focused on making the exchange more suitable for today's cross-screen advertisers. The exchange now features inventory from Skype, Outlook, MSN, Windows 8 and Windows 8 Phone apps.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Tellme, Startups

Benzinga

Microsoft 'Doubles Down' On Gaming With 'Minecraft' Purchase

Microsoft Corporation has agreed to acquire Mojang, the company behind the popular "Minecraft" franchise, for $2.5 billion. "I think it makes sense for them to double down on gaming," Evercore Partners analyst Kirk Materne told Benzinga.

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Related Topix: Minecraft, Video Games, Microsoft, Startups, Tellme, Tellme Networks, Sentillion

Mon Sep 15, 2014

PC Magazine

Windows 9 Leaks Tip Notification Center, Cortana

Microsoft is rumored to be unveiling details about its next-gen operating system later this month, but German site WinFuture has more details about what Windows 9 might entail. According to the blog's screenshots and videos, Redmond is working on virtual desktops, a new Start menu, and a Notification Center, as well as adapting its Cortana digital assistant for the next-gen OS.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups

AmericanBankingNews.com

Oppenheimer Reiterates "Positive" Rating for Microsoft

In other Microsoft news, SVP Lisa E. Brummel sold 57,618 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction dated Thursday, September 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $45.05, for a total value of $2,595,690.90.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Tellme, Tellme Networks, Startups, Sentillion, Stanley

Insider Monkey

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Not Responsible For Minecraft Owner's exit

The $2.5 billion deal that Microsoft Corporation finalised today to gain the ownership of Minecraft wasn't the reason why Markus Persson, the founder of the game has decided to leave the company. The issue was discussed by CNBC 's Squawk Alleay team.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Tellme, Tellme Networks, Sentillion

Business Journal

It's official: Microsoft buying 'Minecraft' creator for $2.5B

Microsoft made it official on Monday: It announced it is buying Swedish game developer Mojang and the company's "Minecraft" franchise for $2.5 billion.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Tellme, Tellme Networks, Startups, Sentillion

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.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Tellme, Tellme Networks, Startups, Sentillion, iPhone

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Jerusalem Post

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.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Microsoft, Tellme, Tellme Networks, Startups, Sentillion, Opinion

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Business Wire

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.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Seeking Alpha

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 .

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Tellme, Tellme Networks, Startups, Sentillion

Business Journal

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.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Tellme, Tellme Networks, Sentillion, Friendswood, TX

Insider Monkey

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.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Minecraft, Video Games, Tellme, Tellme Networks, Sentillion

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Seeking Alpha

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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Related Topix: Microsoft, Tellme, Tellme Networks, Startups, Sentillion

TheStreet.com

4 Big Stocks on Traders' Radars

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AmericanBankingNews.com

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.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Tellme, Tellme Networks, Startups, Sentillion

Tue Sep 09, 2014

Geekzone

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.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups

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