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  • Jan. 14, 2010, 5:07 PM
    The Associated Press and Yahoo (YHOO) are reportedly close on terms in a new content-sharing deal that could boost AP's fees. The AP has been working with search engine makers (including Google (GOOG) and Microsoft (MSFT)) in order to get more favorable terms for its news.
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  • Jan. 14, 2010, 4:54 PM
    Security software firm McAfee (MFE) says it's pinned the source of recent online attacks on Google (GOOG), Adobe (ADBE) and others: It's in browser Internet Explorer (MSFT).
  • Jan. 14, 2010, 2:13 PM
    Dow leaders: MRK +2.7%. MSFT +2.3%. INTC +2.3%. IBM +1.6%.
    Dow laggards: WMT -1.2%. VZ -0.9%. DD -0.8%. DIS -0.7%. CAT -0.7%.
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  • Jan. 14, 2010, 9:57 AM
    Dow leaders: INTC +1%. MRK +1%. JPM +1%. MSFT +0.9%.
    Dow laggards: WMT -0.9%. DIS -0.9%.
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  • Jan. 13, 2010, 11:27 AM
    Microsoft (MSFT) and Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) will invest $250M in a three-year agreement on simplifying technology environments for business. The project involves collaborating on a roadmap for data management involving hardware, software and services, and advancing cloud computing.
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  • Jan. 13, 2010, 9:43 AM
    Microsoft (MSFT) and H-P (HPQ) are teaming up to prepare customers for "the next generation of business computing." The CEOs are holding a joint conference to announce their plans later today.
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  • Jan. 12, 2010, 10:38 AM
    Intel (INTC) and Microsoft (MSFT) are working on smart-sign technology that would enable signs equipped with cameras and special software to "see" the people in front of them and target advertising according to age and gender.
  • Jan. 11, 2010, 1:58 PM
    Dow leaders: CAT +6.1%. KO +1.9%. CVX +1.7%. UTX +1.5%. PFE +1.3%.
    Dow laggards: HD -2.6%. DIS -2.2%. AXP -1.6%. MSFT -1.5%. BA -1.3%.
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  • Jan. 8, 2010, 3:25 PM
    Dow leaders: GE +2%. AA +1.9%. INTC +1%. MSFT +1%.
    Dow laggards: KO -2.4%. BA -1.3%. DD -1.2%. BAC -1.1%. T -1%.
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  • Jan. 8, 2010, 11:18 AM
    "It was a little tougher internally than I think I had anticipated," says Yahoo (YHOO) CEO Carol Bartz, giving herself a B-minus on her first year as chief. Bartz says she would have moved faster to reorganize the company and to form a search deal with Microsoft (MSFT).
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  • Jan. 7, 2010, 1:51 PM
    Dow leaders: GE +5.2%. BAC +3.5%. BA +3.5%. TRV +1.7%.
    Dow laggards: AA -3.1%. INTC -1.7%. MSFT -1.2%. JNJ -0.9%.
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  • Jan. 7, 2010, 1:03 PM
    Stocks overall rebounded to trade flat - and might stay there today, as traders seem to look a day ahead to December's jobs report. Nasdaq is lagging other indexes and tech's dragging, as heavy selling affects Intel (INTC -2.1%), Microsoft (MSFT -1.6%) and Apple (AAPL -0.3%). At midday, the DJIA flat at 10,576; S&P 500 +0.1% to 1,138; Nasdaq -0.5% to 2,291. Crude -0.5%. Natural gas -2.9%. Gold -0.4%.
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  • Jan. 7, 2010, 10:02 AM
    Dow laggards: AA -3.6%. MMM -1.1%. VZ -1.1%. MSFT -1.1%. INTC -1%.
    Dow leaders: BAC +1.2%. TRV +1%.
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  • Jan. 6, 2010, 10:13 AM
    Competing head-on with Apple's (AAPL) much-hyped but not-yet-released tablet device, Microsoft (MSFT) has teamed up with H-P (HPQ) and plans to unveil its own slate-type computer today at the Consumer Electronics Show.
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  • Jan. 5, 2010, 5:37 PM
    With the wraps off the Google (GOOG -0.4%) phone, Walt Mossberg weighs in, calling it the "bold new face in super-smartphones." Aside from the multiple comparisons of its hardware to the iPhone (AAPL), Dan Frommer says the real difference is how Google flips the purchasing model: phone first, then carriers compete for you, the customer. Paul Kedrosky: Android vs. iPhone echoes Microsoft's (MSFT) earlier battle with Apple on the desktop.
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  • Jan. 5, 2010, 7:42 AM
    Kia Motors America is teaming up with Microsoft (MSFT) on a hands-free voice control system for its cars. Kia's system, called UVO, will be the first direct competition for Ford's (F) Sync, which is also based on Microsoft technology.
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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