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Microsoft: U.S.-headquartered 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. In 2016, it was the world's largest software maker by revenue. The word "Microsoft" is a portmanteau of "microcomputer" and "software". Microsoft is ranked No. 30 in the 2018 Fortune 500 rankings of the largest United States corporations by total revenue.

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Farmers need info in climate fight: Bill Gates

“We can help the world’s two billion smallholders (farmers) adapt to climate change much quicker if everybody in the agriculture sector has access to quality information,” Microsoft founder and..
IndiaTimes - Published

Tech companies back independent watchdog to tackle online extremism

A global working group set up by Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Microsoft to remove extremist content will become an independent watchdog working "to respond quicker and work more collaboratively to..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Microsoft


Warren Buffett Told Bill Gates To Spend $370 Million On Melinda's Engagement Ring [Video]Warren Buffett Told Bill Gates To Spend $370 Million On Melinda's Engagement Ring

According to Markets Insider, before Bill Gates got engaged to his wife in 1993, Warren Buffett tried to persuade him to shell out a cool $400 million on an engagement ring. Buffet talks about it in..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published

Microsoft Hired Former Attorney General Eric Holder To Investigate Facial Recognition [Video]Microsoft Hired Former Attorney General Eric Holder To Investigate Facial Recognition

Microsoft hired US Attorney General Eric Holder to audit an Israeli facial recognition company called AnyVision. Microsoft's investment was met with backlash by the ACLU. News reports suggest..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:35Published

Amazon challenges Pentagon's cloud award to Microsoft [Video]Amazon challenges Pentagon's cloud award to Microsoft

U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Friday rejected any suggestion of bias in a Pentagon decision to award Microsoft an up to $10 billion cloud computing contract, after Amazon announced plans to..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:30Published

Bill Gates Calls Multiple Meetings With Epstein A 'Mistake In Judgment' [Video]Bill Gates Calls Multiple Meetings With Epstein A 'Mistake In Judgment'

Bill Gates apologized on Wednesday for his association with financier and sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. It was his first public statement since news surfaced that he had met with Epstein more often..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:42Published

Microsoft Tests 4-Day Workweek and Productivity Increases 40% [Video]Microsoft Tests 4-Day Workweek and Productivity Increases 40%

The company’s Japan offices closed every Friday in August during a summer program called the “Work Life Choice Challenge”.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 00:59Published

Wall St. looks 'pretty good' at record highs -Colas [Video]Wall St. looks 'pretty good' at record highs -Colas

DataTrek Research co-founder Nick Colas says Wall Street's record high looks 'pretty good' because financials and 'old school' tech like Apple and Microsoft are leading the rally, with improved..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 06:14Published

Saudi Arabia kicks off IPO of world's biggest oil company [Video]Saudi Arabia kicks off IPO of world's biggest oil company

Saudi Aramco started its initial public offering on Sunday, seven weeks after crippling attacks on its oil facilities. David Doyle reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:52Published

James Mattis: President Said To 'Screw Amazon' On Pentagon Contract [Video]James Mattis: President Said To 'Screw Amazon' On Pentagon Contract

(CNN) A new biography of former Defense Secretary James Mattis reports President Donald Trump personally got involved in who would win a major $10 billion contract to provide cloud computing services..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published

Microsoft beats Amazon for Pentagon's $10 bln cloud computing contract [Video]Microsoft beats Amazon for Pentagon's $10 bln cloud computing contract

Microsoft has won the Pentagon's $10 billion cloud computing contract, the Defense Department said on Friday, beating out favorite Amazon. Mia Womersley reports

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:47Published

Wall Street pressured by global growth concerns [Video]Wall Street pressured by global growth concerns

Yahaira Jacquez wraps up Friday's market action on Wall Street.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:45Published

Key earnings next week: McDonald's, Boeing, Caterpillar [Video]Key earnings next week: McDonald's, Boeing, Caterpillar

Earnings season heats up in the coming week with key quarterly results and updates from several marquee names including McDonald's, Boeing, Catepillar, Microsoft and Amazon. Conway G. Gittens has the..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:45Published

Wall Street slips as weak economic data offsets earnings strength [Video]Wall Street slips as weak economic data offsets earnings strength

Wall Street lost ground on Wednesday as weak U.S. economic data and simmering geopolitical tensions spooked buyers away from the equities market, despite a string of generally positive third-quarter..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:31Published

 

After Microsoft, now Google to open AI lab in India

DESI BOT: Google Assistant made available in Hindi, 8 more regional languages
DNA - Published

Hyderabad: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's father BN Yugandhar passes away at 80

Known for his simplicity, Yugandhar was an IAS officer of 1962-batch.
DNA - Published

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