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Microsoft: U.S.-headquartered technology company
Microsoft Corporation is an American multinational technology company with headquarters in Redmond, Washington. It develops, manufactures, licenses, supports and sells computer software, consumer electronics, personal computers, and related services. Its best known software products are the Microsoft Windows line of operating systems, the Microsoft Office suite, and the Internet Explorer and Edge Web browsers. Its flagship hardware products are the Xbox video game consoles and the Microsoft Surface lineup of touchscreen personal computers. As of 2016, it is the world's largest software maker by revenue, and one of the world's most valuable companies. The word "Microsoft" is a portmanteau of "microcomputer" and "software". Microsoft is ranked No. 30 in the 2018 Fortune 500 rankings of the largest United States corporations by total revenue.

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Goldman Sachs is sounding the alarm: Tech stocks are overvalued

Tech stocks – and software ones in particular – have had a big year, with Microsoft's stock price jumping 30% in 2019.
USATODAY.com - Published

Robocall revenge: Meet the techies turning the tables on scammers

Robocalls are not just annoying: More than 40 percent of them are believed to be scams. Last year, Microsoft discovered that more than 60 percent of people across 16 countries, including the U.S., were..
CBS News - Published

Videos for Microsoft

The Diets Of Five Billionaires [Video]The Diets Of Five Billionaires

Richard Branson, founder of Virgin Group, estimates he drinks 20 cups of tea a day. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said he avoids morning meetings so he can eat a healthy breakfast. Investor Mark Cuban said his..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

Xbox and Keanu Reeves unveil new console and games [Video]Xbox and Keanu Reeves unveil new console and games

Microsoft has unveiled its next-generation Xbox console, known as "Project Scarlett," which is set to hit store shelves during the 2020 holiday season. Keanu Reeves made a surprise appearance to unveil..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:57Published

Wall Street rises sharply on rate cut hopes [Video]Wall Street rises sharply on rate cut hopes

Wall Street's major indexes shot higher Friday, as sharply slowing U.S. job growth boosted hopes for interest rate cuts while optimism about potential progress in U.S. trade fights with China and..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:01Published

GameStore shares nose-dive [Video]GameStore shares nose-dive

GameStop shares lost a third of their value Thursday morning after the video games retailer halted its quarterly dividend and reported a drop in revenue. Fred Katayama reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:01Published

World's big firms see $1tln hit from climate change [Video]World's big firms see $1tln hit from climate change

The world's biggest firms are expecting climate change to cost them over $1 trillion, according to a report published Tuesday. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:26Published

Powerful People In Tech A Part Of LGBTQ+ Community [Video]Powerful People In Tech A Part Of LGBTQ+ Community

According to Business Insider, "Tim Cook is arguably the most prominent LGBTQ+ person in tech, but he isn't the only one. There are LGBTQ+ identifying individuals in prominent roles as venture..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:39Published

Wall Street ends lower after Trump tariff threat [Video]Wall Street ends lower after Trump tariff threat

U.S. stocks fell on Monday after President Donald Trump threatened to raise tariffs on Chinese goods. Fred Katayama reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:06Published

Vegan burger company Beyond Meat's IPO sizzles [Video]Vegan burger company Beyond Meat's IPO sizzles

Vegan burger maker Beyond Meat Inc, which counts Microsoft founder Bill Gates and actor Leonardo DiCaprio among its investors, on Wednesday priced its initial public stock offering at $25 per share,..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:25Published

3M hampers Dow, tech powers Nasdaq to record [Video]3M hampers Dow, tech powers Nasdaq to record

The Dow finished lower as dismal results from 3M added a note of caution to earnings season, but solid results from Microsoft lifted the Nasdaq to a lifetime high. Conway G. Gittens reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:36Published

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern Wants To Slow the Spread Of Violent Content Online [Video]New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern Wants To Slow the Spread Of Violent Content Online

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is connecting with major tech companies like Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Twitter. According to Business Insider, Ardern wants to slow the spread of violent..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

 
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