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Posts tagged “Microsoft”

December 4

Microsoft shareholders approve $84 million CEO pay

Satya Nadella    Microsoft shareholders gave a lukewarm vote of approval Wednesday for CEO Satya Nadella's $84 million pay package, after an investor advisory group said the company was paying him too much.

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Updated November 27

Apple's value soars above $700B driven by surging sales

Apple's bigger-than-ever iPhones    While Apple is the first S&P 500 company to exceed $700 billion in value, Microsoft Corp., if adjustments are made for inflation, had an even greater market cap about 15 years ago. Its $613 billion market cap in 1999 would be worth $874 billion today.

November 14

Premium Lock Microsoft surges past Exxon as second most valuable company

Microsoft Corporation The bull run in Microsoft's stock this past year has helped the tech giant surpass Exxon Mobil and seize the rank of the second most valuable company, behind Apple.

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Updated November 12

Premium Lock Duke No. 1, UNC 12, NCSU 54 in MBA ranking; Yahoo's $640M buy; AT&T drops 4G in-flight 4G; Cisco earnings due; Microsoft drops Nokia name

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Duke rules the roost in MBA rankings but UNC and NCSU rise, too; Yahoo buys BrightRoll for $640M; AT&T drops plans for in-flight 4G; Cisco earnings are due today; and Microsoft drops Nokia name from phones.

November 7

Premium Lock Microsoft 'freemium:' It's giving away Office apps for iPhone, iPad

Microsoft is offering free upgraded versions of its Office software for iPhones and iPads, as the software giant further embraces the so-called "freemium" strategy favored by many newer companies seeking success online.

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October 31

Premium Lock Microsoft promises new Office for Macs, but not until next year

New Microsoft logo Microsoft did release one component, the Outlook email program, through the company's Office 365 subscription service, which costs $100 a year. But a full Office package for Macs was expected this year, as Microsoft usually releases that a year after it produces a new version for Windows.

October 30

Premium Lock Red Hat's new 'cloud' startup plan; Microsoft launches 'Health,' fitness band; Google 'tax;' bioMerieux 1-hour Ebola test; ChannelAdvisor adds home improvement

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of tech and life science news: Red Hat aims to help startups go "cloud;" Microsoft is getting into fitness; Spain passes Google tax; a bioMerieux subsidiary offers 1-hour Ebola test; and ChannelAdvisor adds home improvement to its ecommerce suite.

Updated October 24

Premium Lock Inside Microsoft: Engaging ecosystem in 'cloud' is key to transition

Microsoft Corporation Analysis: Record third quarter revenue in 3Q14 demonstrates the success with which Microsoft can maintain solid growth, 11% year-to-year excluding Nokia, amidst a large-scale organizational transformation and a shift in the IT industry from transactional model to subscription, write analysts at Technology Business Research.

October 24

Premium Lock Earthlink picks Bandwidth for 911; Pozen patents; tech firm fined for underpaying workersl ; cloud lifts Microsoft; Amazon's blue Christmas?

Bulldog In today's wrapup of technology and life science news: Bandwidth lands national contract with Earthlink for 911 service; Pozen lands three patents; a U.S. tech firm is fined for underpaying Indian workers; Microsoft earnings climb; Amazon under pressure after earnings report.

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October 21

Premium Lock Red Hat-SAP mobile deal; Microsoft CEO earns $84M; LabCorp's new HIV test; NC falls to 3rd in biz climate; Honda Aircraft expands

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of life science and technology news: Red Hat and SAP partner in the cloud; Microsoft's CEO earns $84 million pay package; LabCorp launches new HIV test; North Carolina slips in a business climate survey; and Honda Aircraft keeps growing in the Triad.

October 13

Premium Lock Latest news on net neutrality from Obama, FCC tax increase, Google and your health, Netflix hikes 4K fees and the new Skype

Bulldog In the latest Bulldog roundup of life science and technology news: Obama reiterates opposition to Internet fast lanes; FCC plans stealth Internet tax increase: The doctor will see you now -- through Google; Netflix hikes subscription price for 4K TV owners; and Microsoft updates Skype for Windows, Mac with new chat interface.

October 10

Premium Lock Microsoft CEO apologizes for comments about women not asking for a raise

Satya Nadella    Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella apologized Thursday night and said he was wrong for saying that women don't need to ask for a raise and should just trust the system to pay them well.

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October 8

Premium Lock 'Practical takeaways' at Internet Summit

Discussing marketing in 2.0 world at Internet Summit Sponsored content: The Southeast's largest digital strategies gathering - the Internet Summit - returns to Raleigh in November and is expecting its largest event to date.

October 1

Premium Lock Microsoft's Windows 10 tries blending new with familiar

Microsoft is trying to soften an unpopular redesign of Windows by reviving features from older versions while still attempting to nudge desktop users into a world of touch screens and mobile devices.

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September 30

Premium Lock New Windows sneak peak; U-verse to Wilmington; Cisco's $1B cloud move; China OKs iPhone 6; Ireland-Apple tax deal

Bulldog In today's technology news wrapup: Microsoft to offer sneak peak of new Windows; AT&T takes U-verse to Wilmington; Cisco expands cloud network; China OKs new iPhones after security assurances; and the EU presses Ireland about Apple tax breaks.

September 29

Premium Lock Latest news on Cisco Intercloud, Windows 9, Ello goes viral, Yahoo! Directory and Healthy Selfies

Bulldog In the latest Bulldog roundup of life science and technology news: Cisco Intercloud partner ecosystem expanded with $1 billion in new financing; Microsoft offers first look at new Windows this week; Anti-Facebook social network Ello goes viral; Yahoo! Directory is shutting down this year; and what can doctors can learn from our Selfies?

Updated September 15

Premium Lock For Microsoft, 'Minecraft' is more platform than a game

Microsoft Corporation Microsoft's purchase of "Minecraft" maker Mojang shows its commitment to building up its cross-platform appeal and evangelizes a device-and-platform-agnostic strategy for the company, according to Technology Business Research.

September 15

Premium Lock Microsoft to buy 'Minecraft' maker for $2.5B

The technology company said it will buy Stockholm-based game maker Mojang in a deal expected to close later this year.

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September 15

Premium Lock Latest news on Microsoft and Minecraft, Twitch, iPhone delays, digital wellness and cloud security

Bulldog In the latest Bulldog roundup of life science and technology news: Microsoft to purchase the makers of Minecraft on Monday; New malware spreads over Twitch chat, targets Steam accounts; Larger Apple iPhones shipments delayed amid record orders; Health pros left wondering if Apple Watch can move the dial on wellness; and Why cloud security is something businesses must take into their own hands.

Updated August 25

Premium Lock Sony PSN Attack; Opinion-Entrepreneurship; mobile commerce; tablet tipping point; Windows 9 in Sept.?

Bulldog In the latest Bulldog roundup of life science and technology news: Hackers attack Sony PlayStation Network; Opinion-Entrepreneurship: Impacting a vital Wilmington; the future of mobile commerce is commerce; Tablets hit tipping point; and Why Microsoft needs to reveal Windows 9 sooner than later.

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