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Microsoft announces debt offerings

REDMOND, Wash. — Jan. 30, 2017 — Microsoft Corp. on Jan. 30 announced the pricing of its offering of $17.00 billion aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes. The notes consist of the following tranches: $1.50 billion of 1.850 percent notes due February 6, 2020 $1.75 billion of 2.400 percent … Read more »

Microsoft appoints Kevin Scott as Chief Technology Officer

REDMOND, Wash. – Jan. 24, 2017 – Microsoft Corp. has named Kevin Scott to a newly created role of chief technology officer (CTO) for the company. This is an expansion of Scott’s new role at LinkedIn as senior vice president of Infrastructure. As Microsoft’s CTO, Scott will drive strategic, cross-company … Read more »

Microsoft announces quarterly earnings release date

REDMOND, Wash. — Jan. 6, 2017 — Microsoft Corp. will publish fiscal year 2017 second-quarter financial results after the close of the market on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017, on the Microsoft Investor Relations website at A live webcast of the earnings conference call will be made available at 2:30 … Read more »

Microsoft announces quarterly dividend

REDMOND, Wash. — Nov. 30, 2016 — Microsoft Corp. on Wednesday announced that its board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.39 per share. The dividend is payable March 9, 2017, to shareholders of record on Feb. 16, 2017. The ex-dividend date will be Feb. 14, 2017. Microsoft (Nasdaq … Read more »

Microsoft holds annual shareholder meeting

REDMOND, Wash. — Nov. 30, 2016 — Speaking to shareholders at Microsoft Corp.’s annual meeting on Wednesday, Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella highlighted how digital technology is transforming people and organizations across the world, and the opportunity for Microsoft. “Digital technology is impacting and transforming every human endeavor in every … Read more »

Microsoft HoloLens is coming to Japan

TOKYO — Nov. 29, 2016 — Microsoft Corp. announced on Tuesday that Microsoft HoloLens, the world’s first self-contained holographic computer running Windows 10, will be available for preorder in Japan starting Dec. 2. Devices will begin to ship in early 2017. Today’s news comes just six weeks after Microsoft HoloLens … Read more »