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Amazon, Microsoft, others vie for Android startup Cyanogen
Cyanogen, led by CEO Kirk McMaster, is reportedly being considered for either acquisition or investment by a number of big names in technology including Amazon.com, Microsoft, Yahoo and Samsung.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Why Microsoft Looks Like A Sell
Microsoft posted mixed fourth quarter results. It recorded revenue of $23.4 billion, a little higher than the expected $23.1 billion.
Microsoft books Kelly Clarkson for October opening at SouthPark
Microsoft Corp. said Thursday that it plans to open its full-line retail store at Charlotte's SouthPark mall on Oct. 18, and the tech giant is offering a chance to meet pop singer Kelly Clarkson as part of the grand-opening weekend.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
China Prepares Yet Another Homegrown OS
Sometimes reporting on China's high-tech industries feels like being trapped in a world where the same things happen again and again, as Beijing and companies repeatedly make the same mistakes.
Microsoft's "Neutral" Rating Reiterated at Zacks
's stock had its "neutral" rating reiterated by Zacks in a research report issued on Wednesday.
An ETF For Tech Dividend Growth
Gone are the days when the technology sector was eschewed by income investors. The largest sector weight in the S&P 500 has also been one of the most prolific contributors to the benchmark U.S. index's dividend growth over the past several years.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Is Microsoft Ready To Pay Out?
Microsoft shareholders would be hard pressed to complain about the 2.7% dividend yield or the $40 billion the company is using as a part of its stock buyback program.
21Vianet 2Q14 Preview: Riding On The Back Of Data Demand
A conference call is scheduled for 8pm EST. Detail of the call is below. Consensus expects RMB 0.65 EPS on RMB642m in revenue .
Mon Aug 25, 2014
China planning own operating system to take on Microsoft, others
China is reportedly planning on developing its own computer operating system that will take on the likes of Microsoft Corp., Google Inc. and Apple Inc. China and Microsoft haven't been getting along too well recently.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Microsoft's Upcoming Windows 9 Could Boost Windows Adoption
Microsoft will detail the upcoming changes to Windows as part of a release codenamed "Threshold," which is likely to be named Windows 9. Earlier we said that despite the launch of Windows 8 the adoption of Windows hasn't been impressive; however, we didn't anticipate that a new version of Windows was imminent.
Eurobites: Opera Gets Call From Microsoft
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia lands Irish RAN contract; Rocket fires up IPO; Mail.ru feels the heat in Russia.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Microsoft asks: What's the biggest cybersecurity threat in the next 10 years?
Microsoft is asking what will be the biggest cybersecurity threat in the next 10 years and answering that the world's population growth will be a big contributor.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Why HP's $199 Laptop Is Good For AMD
Confirmation that Microsoft will release a $199 laptop , through Hewlett-Packard , will bode well for Advanced Micro Devices shareholders.
Microsoft: Fairly Valued And Heading Into A Year Of Big Changes
Under CEO Satya Nadella, Microsoft is shifting towards a "mobile first, cloud first" mentality, and is changing many aspects of its business model to facilitate this paradigm shift.
Up To Speed: Microsoft's Azure cloud service suffered hours-long outage
Microsoft's cloud-computing service Azure suffered a global outage yesterday, perhaps striking a blow to CEO Satya Nadella 's aspirations to dominate the cloud services industry.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Interesting December Stock Options for Microsoft
Consistently, one of the more popular stocks people enter into their stock options watchlist at Stock Options Channel is Microsoft Corporation .
The Apple Enterprise Hope
After writing about the disappointing happenings in the Chinese smartphone market and the likelihood that the health app wouldn't move the needle anytime soon, the enterprise app market provides one of the best opportunities for Apple .
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Microsoft: Time For A Dividend Raise
As the summer comes to a close, it's time for technology Microsoft to raise its dividend again.
Spies used YouTube videos and Microsoft log-ins to take over devices
Watching silly YouTube videos and checking your Microsoft Live account might sound harmless enough -- too harmless, in fact, to lead to a security breach.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Investor's Business Daily
Microsoft Shows Signs Of Revival Amid Push Into Cloud
It would normally put the stock in a secondary buying range, but you'd like to see stronger volume as it lifts off its key support line.