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Microsoft is an american multinational technology corporation founded in 1975 by Bill Gates.

Microsoft Corporation (MS) 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.

Timeline

March 31, 2020

Microsoft launches Edge Zones for Azure

March 26, 2020

Microsoft announces it has acquired Affirmed Networks.

January 16, 2020

Microsoft rises about 1.5 percent, after announcing plans to become carbon negative by 2030.

December 10, 2019

Microsoft announces a public preview of Microsoft teams for Linux, the first Office 365 tool that’s available for the open-source operating system.

By making it available for preview, the company can get feedback from the community and improve it before it becomes generally available.

October 14, 2019

Microsoft is officially launches its Project xCloud preview for Xbox users in the US, UK, and Korea.

October 2, 2019

Microsoft and AMD announces a new line of 15-inch ultraslim Surface laptops based on AMD Ryzen CPUs.

September 30, 2019

Microsoft announces that Windows Virtual Desktop is generally available.

September 25, 2019

Microsoft announces a new Surface Pro model.

September 19, 2019

Microsoft announces $40 billion stock buyback plan, dividend boost (MSFT)

September 18, 2019

Microsoft announces that it is partnering up with ISP Nextlink Internet to bring broadband connectivity to around one million individuals in unserved or underserved rural areas.

May 7, 2019

SK Telecom and Microsoft signs MOU.

Under the MOU, SK Telecom and Microsoft will combine their technological capabilities in areas such as 5G, AI and cloud.

April 24, 2019

Microsoft touches $1 trillion value.

April 18, 2019

Microsoft announces that it's buying Express Logic, a San Diego company that has developed a real-time operating system (RTOS) aimed at controlling the growing number of IoT devices in the world.

June 4, 2018

Microsoft Corporation acquires GitHub for $7.5 billion.

2013

Microsoft buys Nokia's handset business for billions of dollars.

May 10, 2011

Microsoft acquires Skype for $8.5 billion.

March 13, 1986

Microsoft stock goes public

February 26, 1986

Microsoft moves to corporate campus in Redmond, Washington

June 25, 1981

Microsoft incorporates

January 1, 1979

Microsoft moves from Albuquerque, New Mexico to Bellevue, Washington

1975

Microsoft founded

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Communications company, now a subsidiary of Microsoft.

Family of operating systems produced for personal computers, servers, smartphones and embedded devices

Build machine learning applications powered by artificial intelligence (AI) that span from the cloud to the edge. Explore Azure Machine Learning solutions.

Suite of office programs produced by microsoft

Racing video game by turn 10

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Bill Gates

Paul Allen

Satya Nadella

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Caitlin Hotchkiss
April 2, 2020
BetaKit
The AI Times is a weekly newsletter covering the biggest AI, machine learning, big data, and automation news from around the globe.
By James Pero For Dailymail.com
April 1, 2020
Mail Online
According to a report from ZDNet , the tech giant confirmed that both internal and external events scheduled throughout the rest of the year will be going digital-only.
Brand Post
March 31, 2020
CIO
CIO.com delivers the latest tech news, analysis, how-to, blogs, and video for IT professionals. Covers apps, careers, cloud computing, data center, mobile, outsourcing, security, social media, hardware and software.
Frederic Lardinois
March 31, 2020
TechCrunch
Microsoft today announced the launch of Azure Edge Zones, which will allow Azure users to bring their applications to the company's edge locations. The focus here is on enabling real-time low-latency 5G applications. The company is also launching a version of Edge Zones with carriers (starting with AT&T) in preview, which connects these zones directly [...]
March 31, 2020
MSPoweruser
WhatsApp is currently working on a new feature that will let you use your WhatsApp account on multiple devices at the same time.
Isabelle Kirkwood
March 31, 2020
BetaKit
Element AI is offering a free AI-powered platform aimed to help researchers find solutions and patterns in COVID-19 research papers.
March 30, 2020
The Economic Times
"Start-ups and large corporates are also giving ideas on tackling this emergency. C-DAC Pune has offered supercomputing for gene sequencing of the virus, this we have passed on to ICMR (Indian Council for Medical Research)," a senior government official told ET, adding that the next step was working on the data.
Frederic Lardinois
March 30, 2020
TechCrunch
Microsoft today announced a slew of new products, but at the core of the release is a major change to how the company is marketing its tools and services to consumers. Office 365, which has long been the brand for the company's subscription service for its productivity tools like Word, Excel and Outlook, is going [...]
Frederic Lardinois
March 30, 2020
TechCrunch
Microsoft today announced a ton of new features for its productivity apps, but it also used today's release to highlight a few new features that are coming to its Chromium-based Edge browser in the near future. Most of these are pretty straightforward and expected, like its Collections bookmarking feature coming to mobile later this year, [...]
Anthony Ha
March 30, 2020
TechCrunch
The FDA approves a new procedure that could allow healthcare workers to reuse N95 respirator masks, Microsoft divests from a facial recognition startup and Saudi spies have been taking advantage of a network security flaw. Here's your Daily Crunch for March 30, 2020. 1. FDA grants emergency authorization to system that decontaminates N95 respirator masks [...]
Rob Thubron
March 30, 2020
TechSpot
Speaking to Digital Foundry, Xbox's partner director of program management, Jason Roland, said sticking with the battery back in the new Xbox controller offered players a level of flexibility. He added that the split between those who wanted batteries and...
IANS
March 30, 2020
The Hindu
Microsoft Teams now has more than 44 million daily users and they generated over 900 million meeting and calling minutes, according to Jared Spataro, Corporate VP for Microsoft 365
Shawn Knight
March 29, 2020
TechSpot
Microsoft on Sunday said it has observed a staggering 775 percent increase in the usage of its cloud services over the past week in regions that have enforced social distancing or shelter in place orders.
March 28, 2020
MSPoweruser
WhatsApp users in India can no longer be able to post video status longer than 15 seconds.
March 28, 2020
Hindustan Times
The latest Windows 10 update has a bug that might restrict many apps from accessing the internet entirely and slow down connectivity performance significantly. Don't update your systems
Jonathan Shieber
March 27, 2020
TechCrunch
Earlier this year, Microsoft made waves in the corporate community by coming out with one of the most ambitious and wide-ranging strategies to reduce carbon emissions from the company's operations. Part of that plan was a $1 billion fund that would invest in climate change mitigation technologies -- specifically focused on decarbonization. At the time, [...]
Frederic Lardinois
March 26, 2020
TechCrunch
Microsoft today announced that it has acquired Affirmed Networks, a company that specializes in fully virtualized, cloud-native networking solutions for telecom operators. With its focus on 5G and edge computing, Affirmed looks like the ideal acquisition target for a large cloud provider looking to get deeper into the telco business. According to Crunchbase, Affirmed had [...]
Jennifer Allen
March 25, 2020
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Slowly but steadily
Rob Thubron
March 25, 2020
TechSpot
From Switch shipments to new browser versions to Windows 10 updates, the impact of the coronavirus has touched every part of the tech industry. The disruption to supply chains resulted in financial services firm Jefferies Group predicting launch delays for...
Isabelle Kirkwood
March 25, 2020
BetaKit
DarwinAI and the University of Waterloo have co-developed a neural network aimed to accelerate the development of solutions for detecting COVID-19 cases.
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