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Microsoft announces quarterly earnings release date

Microsoft to host earnings conference call webcast. REDMOND, Wash. — December 10, 2014 — Microsoft Corp. will publish fiscal year 2015 second-quarter financial results after the close of the market on Monday, January 26, 2015 on the Microsoft Investor Relations website at http://www.microsoft.com/investor.  A live webcast of the earnings conference … Read more »

Microsoft announces US general availability of Microsoft Azure Government

REDMOND, Wash. — Dec. 9, 2014 — Tuesday, at Microsoft Corp.’s Government Cloud Summit in Washington, D.C., the company announced the U.S. general availability of Microsoft Azure Government and upcoming availability of Dynamics CRM Online for Government. These offerings together with Office 365 Government provide the most complete cloud for … Read more »

Accenture and Microsoft launch new hybrid cloud platform to accelerate enterprise-wide adoption

Editor’s Note: Updates to this press release were made post-publication to clarify details about the Accenture Hybrid Cloud Solution for Microsoft Azure being piloted at Freeport-McMoRan. NEW YORK and REDMOND, WA – Accenture and Microsoft Corp. have expanded their long-standing strategic alliance with the introduction of the Accenture Hybrid Cloud Solution for Microsoft Azure, … Read more »

Microsoft declares quarterly dividend

REDMOND, Wash. — Dec. 3, 2014 — Microsoft Corp. on Wednesday announced that its board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.31 per share. The dividend is payable March 12, 2015, to shareholders of record on Feb. 19, 2015. The ex-dividend date will be Feb. 17, 2015. The board … Read more »

Microsoft holds annual shareholder meeting

REDMOND, Wash. — Dec. 3, 2014 — Speaking to shareholders at Microsoft Corp.’s annual meeting today, Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella highlighted the company’s strategic direction and continued progress in becoming the productivity and platform company for the mobile-first and cloud-first world. “We are committed to building a thriving organization and culture that will … Read more »

Bing shares the top searches of 2014

REDMOND, Wash. — Nov. 30, 2014 — 2014 was a year full of celebrity stargazing, sports spectating and high-end designers according to Bing search data. As we look back at the billions of searches conducted on Bing this year, we get a unique, behind-the-scenes look at the people, moments and … Read more »