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Microsoft: American technology company
Microsoft Corporation is an American multinational technology company with headquarters in Redmond, Washington. It develops, manufactures, licenses, supports, and sells computer software, consumer electronics, personal computers, and related services. Its best known software products are the Microsoft Windows line of operating systems, the Microsoft Office suite, and the Internet Explorer and Edge web browsers. Its flagship hardware products are the Xbox video game consoles and the Microsoft Surface lineup of touchscreen personal computers. Microsoft ranked No. 21 in the 2020 Fortune 500 rankings of the largest United States corporations by total revenue; it was the world's largest software maker by revenue as of 2016 and is considered one of the domestic Big Five technology companies.

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Microsoft Teams stop working on Internet Explorer 11 from Nov 30 [Video]

Microsoft Teams stop working on Internet Explorer 11 from Nov 30

Microsoft Teams stopped working on Internet Explorer 11 starting November 30, 2020, as per a prior announcement made by the company. According to Mashable, the tech company had made the announcement..

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'Almost All' Coronavirus Vaccines Will Be Effective by February, Bill Gates Says [Video]

'Almost All' Coronavirus Vaccines Will Be Effective by February, Bill Gates Says

The Microsoft co-founder made the comments during a CNN interview on Sunday.

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Microsoft, Apple working on Xbox Series X controller support for iPhones and iPads [Video]

Microsoft, Apple working on Xbox Series X controller support for iPhones and iPads

Tech companies Microsoft and Apple are working together to make the Xbox Series X and Series S controllers work on iPhones and iPads. According to The Verge, Currently, the new controllers are not..

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More 'may die' if Trump blocks COVID plans -Biden [Video]

More 'may die' if Trump blocks COVID plans -Biden

[NFA] President-elect Joe Biden said on Monday “more people may die” if outgoing President Donald Trump continues blocking a U.S. transition of power as the coronavirus pandemic worsens, and he..

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Microsoft Looking Beyond Console Wars [Video]

Microsoft Looking Beyond Console Wars

Microsoft Looking Beyond Console Wars

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Microsoft launches new Xbox amid gaming boom [Video]

Microsoft launches new Xbox amid gaming boom

Microsoft has launched its new Xbox consoles, and the timing looks good for the firm as gaming enjoys a global boom thanks to locked-down consumers. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

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Microsoft introduces new feature in Excel, allows users to import own data [Video]

Microsoft introduces new feature in Excel, allows users to import own data

Microsoft has introduced new features in Excel allowing users to import their own data as a custom data type. The tech company is bringing over 100 new data types into Excel for Microsoft 365 Personal..

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Stocks end mixed; Microsoft tops sales forecast [Video]

Stocks end mixed; Microsoft tops sales forecast

The Dow and S&P 500 fell on lackluster earnings, election worries and rising COVID-19 cases worldwide, but tech stocks fared better and had positive news after the close when Microsoft topped sales..

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Working From Home May Be Making Us Less Creative, Study Suggests [Video]

Working From Home May Be Making Us Less Creative, Study Suggests

A new Microsoft study suggests that though working from home does have its benefits, it may be stifling our innovation.

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Microsoft's Windows 10 Is Breaking PCs [Video]

Microsoft's Windows 10 Is Breaking PCs

According to TechRadar, two new Microsoft updates are not properly installing.

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Future will be shaped by those who invest in science, innovation: PM Modi [Video]

Future will be shaped by those who invest in science, innovation: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended inaugural function of Grand Challenges Annual Meeting 2020 via video-conferencing on October 18. Microsoft founder Bill Gates also interacted with PM Modi during..

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Microsoft Hires Another Naughty Dog Developer for the Initiative [Video]

Microsoft Hires Another Naughty Dog Developer for the Initiative

The gaming giant has added a new member to the team for its Xbox studio with Lauren Garcia.

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David Cage Thinks the Xbox Series S Will Be ‘Confusing’ [Video]

David Cage Thinks the Xbox Series S Will Be ‘Confusing’

Microsoft previously announced that in addition to the Xbox Series X.

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Microsoft Takes Down Hacking Operation That Could Have Affected Election [Video]

Microsoft Takes Down Hacking Operation That Could Have Affected Election

According to CNN, Microsoft said on Monday that it took down the servers for a malware network known as Trickbot.

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Phil Spencer Says Microsoft Wants to Bring xCloud to Consoles and PCs [Video]

Phil Spencer Says Microsoft Wants to Bring xCloud to Consoles and PCs

Currently xCloud is only available on Android phones and tablets.

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Microsoft rebrands Bing search engine as Microsoft Bing [Video]

Microsoft rebrands Bing search engine as Microsoft Bing

Microsoft is all set to rebrand its Bing search engine as Microsoft Bing on Monday as a part of its rebranding effort. According to The Verge, the shift from Bing to Microsoft Bing was announced in a..

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