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Tencent says Weiyun partnering with Microsoft to create office document editing shortcut
9:00am EST 

Tencent Holdings Ltd <0700.HK>: Tencent - Weiyun is partnering with Microsoft, "creating a time-saving shortcut for office document editing" .Tencent - Weiyun and Microsoft Office plan to further enhance cooperation in areas such as document management, real-time synchronization and editing.  Full Article

Microsoft sets quarterly dividend of $0.39 per share
Wednesday, 30 Nov 2016 07:57pm EST 

Microsoft Corp : Says microsoft announces quarterly dividend . Microsoft announces quarterly dividend .Sets quarterly dividend of $0.39 per share.  Full Article

S.A's Competition Commission approves Microsoft's LinkedIn deal
Thursday, 10 Nov 2016 04:46am EST 

South Africa's Competition Commission : Approved, without conditions, intermediate merger whereby Microsoft intends to acquire LinkedIn Further company coverage: [LNKD.N] [MSFT.O].  Full Article

LinkedIn qtrly GAAP diluted eps $0.06
Thursday, 27 Oct 2016 04:05pm EDT 

LinkedIn Corp : Qtrly GAAP diluted eps was $0.06 . Linkedin corp qtrly talent solutions revenue increased 24% year-over-year to $623 million . Qtrly Non-GAAP diluted eps was $1.18 . Qtrly marketing solutions revenue increased 26% year-over-year to $175 million . Linkedin corp qtrly gaap net income attributable to common stockholders was $9 million; gaap diluted eps was $0.06 . Linkedin corp qtrly premium subscriptions revenue increased 17% year-over-year to $162 million . Linkedin corp - linkedin continues to expect microsoft transaction to close prior to end of 2016 . Linkedin corp -in q3 hiring contributed $556 million in revenue, up 21% year-over-year . Linkedin corp - in light of pending merger, linkedin will not be updating its outlook for fiscal 2016 . Linkedin corp - in light of pending merger, linkedin will not be hosting a conference call for its q3 2016 business results .Q3 earnings per share view $0.91, revenue view $959.3 million -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Microsoft reports Q1 GAAP earnings of $0.60 per share
Thursday, 20 Oct 2016 04:10pm EDT 

Microsoft Corp : Quarterly diluted earnings per share was $0.60 GAAP, and $0.76 non-GAAP . Quarterly Windows OEM revenue was flat year-over-year . Quarterly revenue was $20.5 billion GAAP, and $22.3 billion non-GAAP . Q1 earnings per share view $0.68, revenue view $21.71 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S . Quarterly search advertising revenue excluding traffic acquisition costs grew 9 percent (up 10% in constant currency) . Quarterly revenue in more personal computing declined 2 percent (down 1 percent in constant currency) to $9.3 billion . Quarterly phone revenue declined 72 percent (down 71% in constant currency) . Quarterly gaming revenue declined 5 percent (down 4% in constant currency) . Quarterly revenue in productivity and business processes grew 6 percent (up 8 percent in constant currency) to $6.7 billion . Quarterly Windows commercial products and cloud services revenue was flat year-over-year (up 2 percent in constant currency) . Quarterly revenue in Intelligent Cloud grew 8 percent (up 10 percent in constant currency) to $6.4 billion . Quarterly Office commercial products and cloud services revenue grew 5 percent (up 8 percent in constant currency) . Quarterly server products and cloud services revenue increased 11 percent (up 13 percent in constant currency) . Quarterly Office consumer products and cloud services revenue grew 8 percent (up 8 percent in constant currency).  Full Article

Vodafone India arm ties up with Microsoft as cloud service partner
Wednesday, 5 Oct 2016 02:38am EDT 

Vodafone India:VBS ties up with Microsoft as cloud service partner; offering office 365 business suite as part of its cloud applications portfolio.  Full Article

S. Africa's Competition Commission approves Foxconn unit deal to buy assets of Microsoft phone unit
Tuesday, 4 Oct 2016 07:50am EDT 

Competition Commission : S. Africa's competition commission says approved merger whereby FIH intends to acquire Vietnam and certain assets of Microsoft phone unit (((Bengaluru Newsroom +91 806 749 1136);)).  Full Article

Google is close to winning Paypal's cloud business, beating out Amazon & Microsoft - CNBC
Tuesday, 30 Aug 2016 10:33am EDT 

:Google is close to winning Paypal's cloud business, beating out Amazon & Microsoft - CNBC citing sources.  Full Article

EDGE3 announces new IP licensing agreement with Microsoft
Tuesday, 23 Aug 2016 09:00am EDT 

Edge3 technologies: EDGE3 Technologies says a new IP licensing agreement with Microsoft Corp .Edge3 Technologies says details of agreement were not disclosed.  Full Article

Lenovo will load Microsoft's Office, Onedrive,Skype on select devices running Android operating system
Monday, 22 Aug 2016 07:00pm EDT 

Microsoft : Lenovo and Microsoft deepen strategic ties across devices . Collaboration between Microsoft and Lenovo also includes a patent cross-licensing agreement that covers Lenovo and motorola devices .Lenovo will load Microsoft's apps including Office, Onedrive and Skype on select Lenovo devices that use Android operating system.  Full Article

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Microsoft gains EU approval for $26 billion buy of LinkedIn

BRUSSELS Microsoft won EU antitrust approval on Tuesday for its $26 billion bid for professional social network LinkedIn , its largest ever acquisition, after agreeing to a series of modest concessions.