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  • May 5, 2010, 9:25 AM
    Microsoft (MSFT) and Nokia (NOK) unveil the first result of their software collaboration: Communicator Mobile, which enables people to see their colleagues' availability, and click to communicate with them using IM, e-mail, text or phone call. MSFT -0.7% premarket, NOK -1.4%. (PR)
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  • May 4, 2010, 1:06 PM
    The Nasdaq now down 3.1% as it heads for its worst day in nearly a year. Techs are suffering with heavy dollar volume in Oracle (ORCL -4.3%), Microsoft (MSFT -3.1%), Intel (INTC -3.3%) and Apple (AAPL) - down 2.8% as it faces antitrust inquiries over programming tools for its products.
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  • May 1, 2010, 8:30 AM
    The missive missile fired by Steve Jobs (AAPL) at Adobe (ADBE) turned heads because of the two companies' history together. But Charlie Stross has a detailed argument for the real reason Jobs hates Flash: The iPad isn't just another nice-device rollout, it's an all-or-nothing bet on the future of the company in a post-Microsoft (MSFT) era that's rushing toward us.
  • Apr. 30, 2010, 3:55 PM
    Microsoft (MSFT -1.1%) will not try to outbid Hewlett-Packard (HPQ -1.6%) with a counteroffer for Palm (PALM -0.7%), CEO Steve Ballmer says.
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  • Apr. 30, 2010, 9:25 AM
    Microsoft (MSFT) has shelved a development project for a two-screen, touch-sensing device that could be used to read electronic books and take notes. MSFT shares flat premarket.
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  • Apr. 28, 2010, 6:05 PM
    What's in store for Microsoft (MSFT) as cloud computing supplants traditional software? The same thing that would happen to McDonald's (MCD) if Burger King (BKC) started handing out free burgers.
  • Apr. 28, 2010, 12:43 PM
    A surprise move from Microsoft (MSFT) to license patents to HTC means not only strange outcomes (MSFT making money on sales of each of HTC's handsets based on Google's (GOOG) Android but also bad news for Apple (AAPL), as HTC now has help from Microsoft against Apple's patent suit.
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  • Apr. 23, 2010, 9:07 AM
    A Chinese insurance company says it will appeal a court order to pay damages to Microsoft (MSFT) for intellectual property infringement and accused the software firm of acting in a monopolistic manner.
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  • Apr. 22, 2010, 6:15 PM
    Losses in Microsoft's (MSFT) online services division last quarter exploded to $713M, up from $411M million in the year-ago period, and most don't look like one-time transition costs. It's "a business with plenty of scale - more than $2B of revenue," Henry Blodget says, "that is still losing more than it generates in revenue." MSFT -3.0% AH.
  • Apr. 22, 2010, 4:29 PM
    Microsoft (MSFT): Q3 EPS of $0.45 beats by $0.03. Revenue of $14.5B (+6.2%) vs. $14.39B. Lowers expense guidance. Shares -4.0% AH. (PR)
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  • Apr. 22, 2010, 12:10 AM
    Notable earnings after Thursday's close: AMZN, AXP, BUCY, CAKE, CB, COF, DDR, FII, IGT, LSCC, MSFT, NCR, OSIP, PMCS, RMBS, RVBD, STM, WDC
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  • Apr. 21, 2010, 8:44 AM
    Google (GOOG) is said to be in talks to acquire travel software firm ITA Software in a deal that could cost as much as $1B. If the deal goes through, it will give Google tools to compete with travel-search features offered by Microsoft (MSFT).
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  • Apr. 17, 2010, 6:50 PM
    A three-year investigation of a Chinese Microsoft (MSFT) factory uncovers subhuman conditions including sleep deprivation, militaristic management, and claims of sexual harassment.
  • Apr. 14, 2010, 1:12 PM
    It's one of those tech-y sort of days so far, with 85% of companies in the technology sector advancing and Nasdaq up 2%. Intel's (INTC) up 3% on last night's earnings, which may be spurring heavy dollar volume in Microsoft (MSFT +1.3%) as well; heavy trade also in Apple (AAPL +1.2%), Research in Motion (RIMM +1.3%) and Cisco Systems (CSCO +1.4%).
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  • Apr. 14, 2010, 12:57 PM
    Goldman Sachs (GS) weighs in on the implications of the iPad - the bank is neutral on Apple (AAPL) stock - and how it's treating affected companies: a conviction buy on GOOG; buy ADBE, AMZN, MSFT; bail out of RIMM.
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  • Apr. 12, 2010, 1:28 PM
    Microsoft (MSFT) gets social with its new phones, Kin 1 and Kin 2 -  made by Sharp (SHCAY.PK), sold exclusively by Verizon Wireless (VZ, VOD), targeted to teens and twenty-somethings. (streaming event)
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Company Description
Microsoft Corp is engaged in designing, manufacturing, selling devices, and online advertising to a global customer audience. Its products include operating systems for computing devices, servers, phones, and other intelligent devices.
Sector: Technology
Country: United States