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33 min ago | Seattle Times
Microsoft's board is losing two members and gaining two in the latest round of changes for a board that has seen some major shifts this year. Longtime board members Dave Marquardt and Dina Dublon are stepping down, deciding not to seek re-election.
4 hrs ago | Information Technology
Both new members cite Gridstore's expertise in enabling the Hybrid Cloud and their solution purpose-built for Hyper-V as the key criteria for their decision to join the program. Integrating seamlessly with business clients, these new partners provide industry-proven storage solutions that promote satisfied customers, profitable businesses, and communities that thrive.
8 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com
's stock had its "hold" rating restated by investment analysts at S&P Equity Research in a note issued to investors on Tuesday. A number of other firms have also recently commented on MSFT.
9 hrs ago | MediaPost
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.
14 hrs ago | PC Magazine
Microsoft has a few new peripherals on its hands, and while not everything is a surprise, there is one unexpected move: a keyboard that embraces Android and iOS devices as well as Windows. Along with an OS-agnostic keyboard, Microsoft is also announcing a new version of the Arc Touch Bluetooth Mouse, three new limited-edition models of the Wireless Mobile Mouse 3500, and the new Xbox One controller for PCs.
17 hrs ago | Ambot ah!
With the release of new mobile handsets running on Windows 8.1 such as the Cherry Mobile Alpha Luxe and Play and the HTC One , one can notice that they refer to the new gizmos as Windows , sans the Phone from the branding. This seems to be the case for the Redmond giant, as a leaked official internal document details the company's plans to not only remove the 'Windows Phone' branding on all partner manufacturer handsets; as well as the 'Nokia' branding from the recently acquired Finnish manufacturer phones, keeping the 'Lumia' as their primary brand alive.
18 hrs ago | Benzinga
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.
The Silicon Valley Internship Summit is Nov. 6 from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Microsoft Silicon Valley, 1065 La Avenida St., in Mountain View. Admission is $25, and includes continental breakfast and lunch.
In an outpouring that had to be reposted after crashing his Notch.net server yesterday, Persson, who founded the game Minecraft through his company Mojang, told his millions of fans that he never meant for his product to become such a big hit and change the gaming industry. Now he's set to walk away with his majority share of a "smooth $2.5 billion" after selling Mojang to Redmond, Washington-based Microsoft.
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.
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.
"The increase in mobile volume has made hyper-local targeting more relevant from user intent and location accuracy point of view," says Piyush Naik, senior program manager at Microsoft. "Location accuracy is also greater on mobile due to more precise device location signals such as GPS being available, when users choose to share that," he adds.
With a focus on data and a commitment to collectivism, the Bellevue nonprofit is mobilizing the city to "support every child, step by step, from cradle to career." When the late Bill Henningsgaard saw a presentation about student demographics in his city, one number lodged in his head: 70 percent of the students at Lake Hills Elementary in south Bellevue qualified for free or reduced lunch in the 2011 to 2012 school year.
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.
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.
Designers team up with Microsoft to film a show using smartphones, streaming the footage live on to a giant interactive pyramid. Designers Fyodor Golan teamed up with the tech giant to film its show using smartphones, streaming the footage live on to a giant interactive pyramid which took centre stage on the runway.
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.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 10:10 pm
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