Microsoft said Wednesday it would never threaten to leave Australia after Google suggested it could pull its widely used search engine from the country. Google made the threat last month after the Australian government proposed a new law that would force the tech giant to
Microsoft said on Wednesday it fully supported proposed new laws in Australia that would force internet giants Google and Facebook to pay domestic media outlets for their content. “While Microsoft is not subject to the legislation currently pending, we’d be willing
Software giant Microsoft is confident its search product Bing can fill the gap in Australia if Google pulls its search over required payments to media outlets, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Monday. Australia has introduced laws that would force internet giant Google and
Microsoft stock rose as much as 6% in extended trading on Tuesday after the company reported fiscal second-quarter earnings Azure cloud revenue growth and quarterly revenue guidance that exceeded analysts’ expectations. Here’s how the company did: Earnings: $2.03 per share, adjusted, vs.
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) -Microsoft Corp said on Thursday it found malicious software in its systems related to a massive hacking campaign disclosed by U.S. officials this week, adding a top technology target to a growing list of attacked government agencies.
Tech CEOs and Silicon Valley luminaries congratulated President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris after their victory in the U.S. presidential election Saturday. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos celebrated Biden and Harris’ win in an Instagram post. Bezos said their victory signifies that “unity, empathy
The Pentagon said Friday it will stick with Microsoft for a major cloud contract that has been disputed in court for months. The JEDI, or Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure, deal has become one of the most hotly contested contracts for the Department
Microsoft is signing deals with foreign governments to offer cloud infrastructure packages similar to the bundle it assembled for the U.S. Defense Department, people familiar with the matter said. The Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure, or JEDI, cloud offering for the Defense
Microsoft and Facebook have lashed out at Apple for restrictive App Store policies, which they say prevent them from launching gaming services on iPhones and other Apple devices. Earlier this week, Microsoft said it would be launching its xCloud gaming service as
(CNN Business)After days of whiplash over the future of TikTok, President Donald Trump said he would allow an American company to acquire the short-form video app — with a catch. Trump on Monday set September 15 as the deadline for TikTok