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Microsoft acquires Cycle Computing- blog
Tuesday, 15 Aug 2017 10:00am EDT 

Aug 15 (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp :Microsoft acquires Cycle Computing- blog.  Full Article

Soros Fund Management cuts share stake in Facebook, Microsoft
Monday, 14 Aug 2017 06:12pm EDT 

Aug 14 (Reuters) - Soros Fund Management::Takes share stake of 1,300 shares in 3M Co - SEC Filing.Cuts share stake in Facebook Inc by 25.3 percent to 476,713 Class A shares.Cuts share stake in Microsoft Corp by 68.8 percent to 4000 shares.Takes share stake of 7,500 shares in Amazon Com Inc.Dissolves share stake in Visa Inc ​.Change in holdings are as of June 30, 2017 and compared with the previous quarter ended as of March 31, 2017​.  Full Article

Tiger Global Management takes share stake Altice USA, ups share stake in Microsoft
Monday, 14 Aug 2017 03:10pm EDT 

Aug 14 (Reuters) - Tiger Global Management LLC::Takes share stake of 1.15 million Class A shares in Altice USA - SEC filing.Ups share stake in Microsoft Corp to 10.5 million shares from 2.1 million shares - SEC filing.Cuts share stake in Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV by 39.7 percent to 20.9 million - SEC filing.Change in holdings are as of June 30, 2017 and compared with the previous quarter ended as of March 31, 2017.  Full Article

Omega Advisors Inc ups share stake in Microsoft, cuts share stake in Amazon
Monday, 14 Aug 2017 10:41am EDT 

Aug 14 (Reuters) - Omega Advisors Inc::Omega Advisors Inc ups share stake in Microsoft Corp to 1.2 million shares from 436,570 shares ‍​.Omega Advisors Inc ups share stake in Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc to 1.4 million class A shares from 150,000 class A shares ‍​.Omega Advisors Inc cuts share stake in Amazon.com Inc by 46 percent to 10,500 shares.Omega Advisors Inc dissolves share stake in Pandora Media Inc - SEC filing ‍​.Omega Advisors Inc says change in holdings are as of June 30, 2017 and compared with the previous quarter ended as of March 31, 2017‍​.  Full Article

Microsoft announces coco framework to advance enterprise adoption of blockchain technology​
Thursday, 10 Aug 2017 09:00am EDT 

Aug 10 (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp ::Microsoft - ‍announced coco framework, a first-of-its-kind innovation that will advance enterprise adoption of blockchain technology​.  Full Article

Microsoft India announces launch of Microsoft Kaizala
Wednesday, 26 Jul 2017 05:55am EDT 

July 26 (Reuters) - Microsoft India: :Microsoft India announces launch of Microsoft Kaizala.  Full Article

Renault teams with Microsoft and VISEO on digital car maintenance book prototype‍​
Tuesday, 25 Jul 2017 04:14am EDT 

July 25 (Reuters) - RENAULT ::GROUPE RENAULT TEAMS WITH MICROSOFT AND VISEO TO CREATE DIGITAL CAR MAINTENANCE BOOK PROTOTYPE‍​.  Full Article

Zoho announces sales navigator for Zoho CRM, through new partnership with Linkedin​
Friday, 21 Jul 2017 09:49am EDT 

July 21 (Reuters) - Zoho ::‍Zoho - Announced sales navigator for Zoho CRM, through new partnership with Linkedin​.  Full Article

Microsoft sees Q1 intelligent cloud revenue $6.9 bln to $7.1 bln
Thursday, 20 Jul 2017 06:10pm EDT 

July 20 (Reuters) - Microsoft :sees Q1 productivity and business processes revenue $8.1 billion to $8.3 billion‍​.sees Q1 more personal computing revenue of $8.6 billion to $8.9 billion.sees Q1 intelligent cloud revenue $6.9 billion to $7.1 billion.sees Q1 less than 1 point of negative foreign currency impact on revenue growth.sees FY18 full year foreign currency impact of less than 1 point of negative impact on revenue growth.Says gross margin percentage should decline about a point in FY18.sees FY18 full year operating total expenses excluding linkedin to grow between 3 percent and 4 percent.  Full Article

Microsoft says records $306 mln employee severance expenses in Q4 2017
Thursday, 20 Jul 2017 04:38pm EDT 

July 20 (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp ::During fourth quarter 2017, recorded $306 million of employee severance expenses primarily related to sales and marketing restructuring plan‍​.Records $480 million restructuring charges,including employee severance expenses,contract termination costs in q4 2016.Recorded $480 million charges primarily related to phone business restructuring plans‍​ in q4 2016- sec filing .  Full Article

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Tech companies ramp up NAFTA lobbying on eve of trade talks

WASHINGTON Technology companies, such as Microsoft and Cisco Systems have ramped up lobbying ahead of talks to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement, looking to avoid any future restrictions on cloud storage and to promote an international pact to eliminate technology goods tariffs.