SVE NEWS & CNBC Sharing Series — Microsoft takes advantage of antitrust spotlight on rivals to go hunting for large acquisitions

Twenty years ago, the United States government filed suit against Microsoft for abusing its market power. Today, Microsoft is empire building because the country’s regulatory focus is on its biggest rivals. Microsoft announced Monday it had acquired Nuance Communications for $16 billion ($19.7 billion including net debt). The


SVE NEWS & CNBC Sharing Series – Microsoft says it would never ‘threaten to leave’ Australia after Google said it could withdraw search engine

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


SVE NEWS & CNBC Sharing Series – Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates and other tech luminaries react to Biden’s victory

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