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Microsoft: American technology company
Microsoft Corporation 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. Its best known software products are the Microsoft Windows line of operating systems, the Microsoft Office suite, and the Internet Explorer and Edge web browsers. Its flagship hardware products are the Xbox video game consoles and the Microsoft Surface lineup of touchscreen personal computers.

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Microsoft Buys Bethesda for $7.5 Billion [Video]

Microsoft Buys Bethesda for $7.5 Billion

On Monday, Phil Spencer and Xbox announced that Microsoft is acquiring Bethesda parent company ZeniMax.

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Microsoft Plans To Become ‘Water Positive’ [Video]

Microsoft Plans To Become ‘Water Positive’

Microsoft Plans To Become ‘Water Positive’

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What Did Microsoft Retrieve From 117 Feet Deep In The Sea? [Video]

What Did Microsoft Retrieve From 117 Feet Deep In The Sea?

This is the scene as Microsoft retrieved. The project Natick Northern Isles datacenter from the seafloor off Scotland’s Orkney Islands. The center had been lowered 117 feet deep in spring 2018. For..

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TikTok Reaches Deal With Oracle Instead of Microsoft [Video]

TikTok Reaches Deal With Oracle Instead of Microsoft

According to NBC News, Oracle confirmed the new deal on Monday.

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ByteDance rejects Microsoft bid, paving way for Oracle partnership [Video]

ByteDance rejects Microsoft bid, paving way for Oracle partnership

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China: shut down, don't sell U.S. TikTok -sources [Video]

China: shut down, don't sell U.S. TikTok -sources

Beijing opposes a forced sale of TikTok's U.S. operations by its Chinese owner ByteDance, and would prefer to see the short video app shut down in the United States, three people with direct knowledge..

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Microsoft challenges Sony with new gaming service [Video]

Microsoft challenges Sony with new gaming service

Microsoft will on Tuesday launch its Xbox cloud gaming service priced at $1 for new users' first month, in a major drive to attract casual gamers and as competition with Sony heats up. Ciara Lee..

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Foreign hackers targeting Biden, Trump: Microsoft [Video]

Foreign hackers targeting Biden, Trump: Microsoft

Hackers linked to Russia, China, and Iran are trying to spy on people tied to both U.S. President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden, Microsoft Corp said on Thursday. Gloria Tso reports

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U.S. sanctions Russia-linked Ukrainian lawmaker [Video]

U.S. sanctions Russia-linked Ukrainian lawmaker

The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on a pro-Russian Ukrainian lawmaker linked to Republican efforts to dig up dirt on Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and his son Hunter,..

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Russian hackers suspected of targeting Biden campaign [Video]

Russian hackers suspected of targeting Biden campaign

Microsoft informed a consulting firm hired by Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden's campaign that it may have been the target of Russian state-sponsored cyberattacks. This report produced by..

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Microsoft to launch Xbox Series X on November 10 [Video]

Microsoft to launch Xbox Series X on November 10

Microsoft is all set to launch the Xbox Series X console which will be released on November 10 this year. According to The Verge, the console will be available for a price of USD 499, and its preorders..

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SoftBank Takes $10-Billion Hit [Video]

SoftBank Takes $10-Billion Hit

On Tuesday, SoftBank stock took a hit. SoftBank lost 7.7% over two days following reports that the conglomerate had been making huge and risky bets on tech stocks. The losses have wiped roughly $10..

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Tesla Excluded From S&P500, Stock Sinks [Video]

Tesla Excluded From S&P500, Stock Sinks

On Tuesday, Tesla stock tumbled as much as 13% in pre-market trading. The decline follows the surprise exclusion of Tesla from the S&P 500. An important shareholder cutting its stake, and its..

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Microsoft Creates Tool to Spot Deepfakes [Video]

Microsoft Creates Tool to Spot Deepfakes

Deepfakes are computer-manipulated images or video that are used to replace one person's likeness with another.

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Walmart To Buy TikTok With Microsoft [Video]

Walmart To Buy TikTok With Microsoft

Walmart To Buy TikTok With Microsoft

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Dow Wipes Out 2020 Losses [Video]

Dow Wipes Out 2020 Losses

On Thursday, the Dow Jones industrial average erased its 2020 losses. Business Insider reports that stocks rallied on the Federal Reserve's new monetary policy framework. The 30-stock index gained as..

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Phil Spencer wants more third-party games on the Xbox Game Pass [Video]

Phil Spencer wants more third-party games on the Xbox Game Pass

The executive vice-president of Gaming at Microsoft has praised the subscription service in the past.

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Microsoft to Kill Off Internet Explorer [Video]

Microsoft to Kill Off Internet Explorer

The company announced that its 365 apps, including Office, will no longer work on the browser beginning August 17th 2021.

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Microsoft Shares First Look at Xbox Series X Dashboard [Video]

Microsoft Shares First Look at Xbox Series X Dashboard

The gaming giant has unveiled the newly-titled Xbox Experience.

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Nearly 50% of Gamers Play on a PC [Video]

Nearly 50% of Gamers Play on a PC

Most of the video game community has been discussing the upcoming release of Microsoft and Sony’s next-gen consoles later this year.

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Bill Gates Says Coronavirus Will End For Developed Nations by 2021 [Video]

Bill Gates Says Coronavirus Will End For Developed Nations by 2021

The Microsoft co-founder made his comment in a new interview with 'Wired'.

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Xbox's owner confirms it has bought the game developer ahead of the launch of the new Xbox console.
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TikTok rejects Microsoft bid at eleventh hour

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Oracle Reportedly Wins Bid to Control TikTok in U.S., Microsoft Out

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Russian hackers target US election again - Microsoft

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Walmart joins Microsoft in bid for TikTok's US operations

US retail giant Walmart is the latest firm to bid for the Chinese video sharing app's US operations.
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Fortnite Apple row: Microsoft backs Epic in court filing

The Xbox company has declared support for the Fortnite-maker as it battles Apple's "monopoly".
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Apple defends Xbox streaming block on iPhones

Apple is denying consumers cloud gaming, says Microsoft, as streaming service is blocked on iPhones.
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TikTok founder defends potential Microsoft sale

President Donald Trump has threatened to bar the popular video-sharing social media firm from the US.
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Donald Trump: US Treasury should get cut of TikTok deal

The president's comments come after Microsoft said it is in talks to buy the app's US business.
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What's going on with TikTok?

Microsoft confirmed it wants to acquire TikTok after President Trump threatened to ban the app.
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President Trump Says TikTok Will Shut Down by Sept. 15 Unless Deal's Made

President Trump's set a deadline for Microsoft -- or any other tech giant for that matter -- to buy TikTok's U.S. operations or he'll shut the app down for good. The Prez spoke to reporters Monday at..
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TikTok: Microsoft pauses talks on buying US arm - reports

The tech giant's possible purchase of the China-owned app's US arm were put in doubt by Donald Trump.
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Hamilton 'clarifies' view on coronavirus vaccine post

Lewis Hamilton clarifies his thoughts after sharing a video on social media that accused Microsoft founder Bill Gates of lying about a coronavirus vaccine.
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World faces staggering jobs challenge, says Microsoft president

A quarter of a billion people are set to lose their job this year, Microsoft's president tells the BBC.
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Microsoft and Zoom join Hong Kong data 'pause'

Firms join others in saying they are not currently complying with government requests for user data.
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Microsoft bans face-recognition sales to police as Big Tech reacts to protests

Microsoft Corp said on Thursday it would await federal regulation before selling facial recognition technology to police, making it the latest big firm to back away from the business following protests..
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Microsoft declines to sell facial recognition tech to police

Microsoft Corp said on Thursday it would not sell its facial-recognition technology to police departments until there is a federal law regulating the technology.
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How Bill Gates became the voodoo doll of Covid conspiracies

The ex-Microsoft head is currently the target of all kinds of outlandish theories and false claims.
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Microsoft 'to replace journalists with robots'

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Coronavirus: Bill Gates ‘microchip’ conspiracy theory and other vaccine claims fact-checked

Fact-checking vaccine claims - including ones about the ex-Microsoft boss and a dubious cow-dung trial.
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Stay-at-home stocks Amazon, Microsoft lift Nasdaq into gain for 2020

The Nasdaq was on track to end Thursday in positive territory for 2020 after winning back the vast majority of steep losses caused in recent months by the coronavirus pandemic.
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Wall Street gathers steam as U.S. states prepare to reopen

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Futures gain as more states prepare to ease lockdown

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Tech titans Apple and Microsoft propel Wall Street rally

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U.S. judge puts Amazon challenge to Pentagon JEDI contract on hold

A U.S. judge on Friday put on hold a suit by Amazon.com Inc challenging the Pentagon's decision to award a $10 billion contract to Microsoft Corp .
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U.S. probe unable to rule out White House influence on JEDI contract awarded to Microsoft, not Amazon

The Pentagon's inspector general on Wednesday said it could not determine whether the White House influenced the award of a $10 billion contract to Microsoft Corp over Amazon after several officials..
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Bill Gates: Few countries will get 'A-grade' for coronavirus response

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US tech giants team up to tackle coronavirus

Online retail giant Amazon and Microsoft's Bill Gates are working together to track the outbreak's spread.
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Under lockdown, Italy's social and family life goes virtual

As 60 million Italians face a coronavirus country-wide lockdown, many daily interactions among family, friends and colleagues have moved to messaging platforms such as Facebook Inc's WhatsApp and..
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Berkshire taps former AmEx CEO Kenneth Chenault for board, as Bill Gates steps aside

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc said on Friday that former American Express Co Chief Executive Officer Kenneth Chenault has been nominated to the conglomerate's board of directors, replacing..
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Bill Gates steps down from Microsoft board

The company's co-founder is stepping down to spend more time on philanthropic activities.
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Pentagon seeks to reconsider parts of $10 billion cloud contract awarded to Microsoft

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) is seeking court permission to reconsider certain aspects of its decision to award a $10 billion cloud computing contract to Microsoft Corp, court filings showed on..
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Microsoft takes down global zombie bot network

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U.S. judge says Amazon likely to succeed on key argument in contract challenge

A U.S. judge said Amazon.com Inc is likely to succeed on a key argument of its challenge to the U.S. Department of Defense's decision to award cloud computing deal worth up to $10 billion to Microsoft..
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Vatican joins IBM, Microsoft to call for facial recognition regulation

The Vatican joined forces with tech giants Microsoft and IBM on Friday to promote the ethical development of artificial intelligence (AI) and call for regulation of intrusive technologies such as..
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Pope to endorse principles on AI ethics with Microsoft, IBM

Vatican officials on Friday planned to release principles promoting the ethical use of artificial intelligence (AI), with the backing of Microsoft Corp and International Business Machines Corp as the..
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Microsoft warns of hit to sales

Microsoft is the latest tech firm to warn of disruption as suppliers are hit by coronavirus shutdown.
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Judge grants Amazon motion for pause in Microsoft's Pentagon contract work

A U.S. judge on Thursday granted Amazon.com Inc's request to temporarily halt the U.S. Department of Defense and Microsoft Corp from moving forward on an up-to-$10 billion cloud computing deal that..
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U.S. judge orders temporary halt to Microsoft's work on Pentagon's JEDI contract

A U.S. judge on Thursday granted Amazon.com Inc's request for a preliminary injunction to pause the U.S. Department of Defense and Microsoft Corp from moving forward on an up-to-$10 billion cloud..
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Microsoft boss Nadella to visit India later this month: sources

Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella is planning to visit India later this month, multiple sources familiar with the plans told Reuters, a test for the Indian-born head who recently..
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