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Microsoft sees Q2 intelligent cloud revenue of $7.35 bln-$7.55 bln
Thursday, 26 Oct 2017 06:13pm EDT 

Oct 26 (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp ::Sees Q2 intelligent cloud revenue $7.35 billion to $7.55 billion.Sees Q2 productivity and business processes revenue of $8.75 billion to $8.95 billion.Sees Q2 more personal computing revenue $11.7 billion to $12.1 billion.Sees Q2 operating expenses of $9.1 billion to $9.2 billion.Sees FY 18 foreign currency impact to increase to total revenue growth of about 1 point​.Q2 operating expense guidance includes $1.1 billion of LinkedIn expenses.  Full Article

Microsoft says Costco recently chose Azure as its hybrid cloud platform - Conf Call
Thursday, 26 Oct 2017 06:00pm EDT 

Oct 26 (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp : :Microsoft CEO says now have 120 million monthly active users of Office 365 Commercial, have more than 530 million LinkedIn members - Conf Call.Microsoft CEO says Costco recently chose Azure as its hybrid cloud platform - Conf Call.Microsoft says assuming current rates remain stable, expect FX to increase revenue growth by 1 point for Q2 - Conf Call.Microsoft says "We will increase our capital investment to meet growing demand and capacity needs"- Conf Call.Microsoft says expect approximately $1.2 billion of LinkedIn revenue in Q2 - Conf Call.Microsoft says updating full year tax rate to 22%, plus or minus 2 points - Conf Call.  Full Article

Microsoft reports 2018 Q1 ‍revenue of $24.5 billion​
Thursday, 26 Oct 2017 04:28pm EDT 

Oct 26 (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp :Microsoft - qtrly ‍revenue was $24.5 billion and increased 12%​.Qtrly ‍revenue in productivity and business processes was $8.2 billion and increased 28% (up 28% in constant currency)​.Microsoft - qtrly ‍diluted earnings per share was $0.84 and increased 17%​.Qtrly ‍office commercial products and cloud services revenue increased 10% (up 10% in constant currency)​.Qtrly ‍office consumer products and cloud services revenue increased 12% (up 10% in constant currency)​.Qtrly ‍office 365 consumer subscribers increased to 28.0 million​.Says ‍Linkedin contributed revenue of $1.1 billion during quarter​.Qtrly ‍revenue in intelligent cloud was $6.9 billion and increased 14% (up 13% in constant currency)​.Qtrly ‍server products and cloud services revenue increased 17% (up 17% in constant currency)​.Qtrly ‍enterprise services revenue increased 1% (0% in constant currency)​.Qtrly ‍revenue in more personal computing was $9.4 billion and relatively unchanged (down 1% in constant currency)​.Qtrly ‍windows oem revenue increased 4% (up 4% in constant currency)​.Qtrly ‍windows commercial products and cloud services revenue increased 7% (up 6% in constant currency)​.Qtrly ‍search advertising revenue excluding traffic acquisition costs increased 15% (up 15% in constant currency)​.Q1 earnings per share view $0.72, revenue view $23.56 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Microsoft says formed cloud technology alliance with Parexel
Tuesday, 24 Oct 2017 09:00am EDT 

Oct 24 (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp -:Microsoft and Parexel form cloud technology alliance aimed at accelerating the pace of drug development.Microsoft - partnership will be initially focused on moving Parexel informatics technology and services onto Microsoft Azure​.  Full Article

Cray to offer its supercomputing systems in Microsoft azure datacenters​
Monday, 23 Oct 2017 09:01am EDT 

Oct 23 (Reuters) - Cray Inc ::Cray- strategic alliance with Microsoft where cos to jointly engage with customers to offer Cray supercomputing systems in Microsoft azure datacenters​.  Full Article

Microsoft says CEO Satya Nadella's 2017 total compensation was $20.0 million ‍​
Monday, 16 Oct 2017 04:49pm EDT 

Oct 16 (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp :Microsoft says CEO Satya Nadella's FY 2017 total compensation was $20.0 million versus $17.7 million FY 2016 - SEC filing‍​.Microsoft - ‍​CFO Amy Hood's 2017 total compensation was $11.6 million versus $10.4 million in 2016 - SEC filing.Microsoft says chief legal officer Bradford Smith‍​'s fy 2017 total compensation was $10.3 million versus $8.6 million in FY 2016.Microsoft - 2017 total compensation for ‍jean-Philippe Courtois, EVP, president, global sales, marketing and operations, was $18.3 million.  Full Article

Microsoft, Amazon.com announce Gluon, making deep learning accessible to all developers
Thursday, 12 Oct 2017 09:09am EDT 

Oct 12 (Reuters) - Amazon.Com Inc :Microsoft - Amazon.com and Microsoft announce Gluon, making deep learning accessible to all developers.  Full Article

Microsoft collaborates with EY to launch EY synapse automotive​
Thursday, 28 Sep 2017 09:00am EDT 

Sept 28 (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp ::Ey-Announces that it is collaborating with Microsoft to launch EY Synapse automotive, a broad data analytics solution for automotive industry​.  Full Article

Accenture, Microsoft and Avanade expand strategic alliance to offer advanced cybersecurity solutions
Tuesday, 26 Sep 2017 07:59am EDT 

Sept 26 (Reuters) - Accenture Plc :Accenture Plc - ‍collaborating through a multi-year, multi-million-dollar agreement to develop cyber defense solutions​.  Full Article

Dell EMC, General Dynamics and Microsoft awarded $1 bln contract
Wednesday, 20 Sep 2017 09:00am EDT 

Sept 20 (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp ::Dell EMC, General Dynamics and Microsoft awarded $1 billion contract to advance USAF's it transformation.Dell EMC - co, General Dynamics, Microsoft awarded $1 billion five-year U.S. Air force contract to implement a cloud hosted enterprise services program​.  Full Article

BRIEF-Moody's Says Apple, Microsoft To Drive Robust Earnings Growth For Global Diversified Technology Sector In 2018

* MOODY'S SAYS APPLE, MICROSOFT TO DRIVE ROBUST EARNINGS GROWTH FOR GLOBAL DIVERSIFIED TECHNOLOGY SECTOR IN 2018