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Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)

  • Jun. 18, 2009, 9:59 AM
    Dow laggards: GE -4.6%. CAT -2.2%. HD -1.1%. MSFT -0.9%.
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  • Jun. 18, 2009, 7:36 AM
    General Electric (GE) says it will use Microsoft (MSFT) technology to sell commercial time on its TV networks, an area in which eBay (EBAY) and Google (GOOG) have also tried to find traction.
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  • Jun. 18, 2009, 7:30 AM
    Microsoft (MSFT) takes issue with Google's (GOOG) new Apps Sync software, arguing it disables the search capabilities of MSFT's Outlook email program. Google admits there's an issue with the software but disputes the severity of the problem.
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  • Jun. 17, 2009, 2:18 PM
    Soapbox (MSFT) is no YouTube (GOOG). Microsoft plans to scale back the site and won't rule out shutting down the project altogether.
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  • Jun. 17, 2009, 11:28 AM
    Microsoft's (MSFT) Bing momentum continues through week-two since the launch, with U.S. search penetration up 0.9 percentage points to 16.7% - from 13.7% pre-Bing. Its share of search result pages also climbed 0.9 points to 12.1%, vs. 9.1% two weeks ago. (comScore) Meanwhile, shares of MSFT are +12.2% since June 1.
  • Jun. 16, 2009, 2:27 PM
    Minyanville's Scott Reeves wonders what happens to Yahoo (YHOO) if Microsoft's (MSFT) Bing is all that it's hyped up to be. "If Bing can compete with Google (GOOG), does Microsoft need Yahoo?"
  • Jun. 16, 2009, 10:03 AM
    Dow leaders: AA +2.5%. CAT +2.3%. MSFT +2.0%. IBM +1.1%. BA +0.9%.
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  • Jun. 15, 2009, 8:56 AM
    Google (GOOG) co-founder Sergey Brin is so rattled by the launch of Bing, Microsoft's (MSFT) rival search engine, that he's personally leading a team of top engineers working on urgent updates to Google's search algorithm.
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  • Jun. 12, 2009, 8:34 AM
    Facing antitrust concerns in Europe, Microsoft (MSFT) will release its new operating system in the region without Internet Explorer. The decision surprised EU regulators, who noted "rather than more choice, Microsoft seems to have chosen to provide less."
  • Jun. 11, 2009, 3:02 PM
    Microsoft (MSFT) chooses to discontinue Microsoft Money, making the personal finance program one of the more high-profile victims of Microsoft's latest round of cost-cutting.
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  • Jun. 10, 2009, 8:50 AM
    Google (GOOG) announces its Premier Apps suite, a new service aimed at stealing businesses away from Microsoft's (MSFT) dominant email and calendar services.
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  • Jun. 9, 2009, 5:27 PM
    Microsoft (MSFT) saw its U.S. search share jump to 11.1% from 9.1% in the week following the public release of Bing, comScore says. Tire kicking, or is Microsoft on to something?
  • Jun. 9, 2009, 3:40 PM
    S&P raises its rating on Microsoft (MSFT) to Buy from Hold, and sets a new price target of $26 vs. $22.
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  • Jun. 9, 2009, 3:35 PM
    Bing (MSFT) gets off to a good start in its first week, boosting its search engine market share to 11.1% from 9.1%.
  • Jun. 8, 2009, 5:06 PM
    Partial to Google's (GOOG) search results? Think Bing (MSFT) is a worthy competitor. Not so fast: How about a blind taste test?
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  • Jun. 8, 2009, 2:39 PM
    EU regulators send questionnaires to computer makers asking whether Microsoft (MSFT) pressured them to oppose an EU plan giving consumers a choice of internet browsers on new PCs. (previously)
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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