Jan 30- Microsoft Corp on Thursday met Wall Street's targets for its quarterly results and forecast, though Azure cloud computing sales grew more slowly than a year earlier. "Our strong commercial cloud results reflect our deep and growing partnerships with leading companies in every industry including retail, financial services, and healthcare," Microsoft...
Jan 30- Microsoft Corp on Thursday reported results largely in line with Wall Street's targets, though Azure cloud computing sales grew more slowly in the December quarter than a year earlier. But Wall Street has grown accustomed to blockbuster earnings beats as companies around the globe ditch their own data centers for the cloud. "It wasn't a blowout quarter,"...
Apple CEO Tim Cook met with heads of state including the crown prince of Dubai and Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro in Davos.
Microsoft's Nadella says regulation is needed to ensure the facial recognition market does not become a "race to the bottom."
DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 24- Microsoft Chief Executive Satya Nadella said on Thursday that with the growth of facial recognition technology, he would "welcome regulation that will help the marketplace not be a race to the bottom." Nadella said there is no discrimination now between right and wrong use of the technology, which has drawn concern from civil liberties...
A French businessman told CNBC Tuesday that while President Emmanuel Macron's reforms are courageous, the pace of these reforms may need to slow down to transform the country.
VERSAILLES, France, Jan 21- President Emmanuel Macron told dozens of the world's most powerful executives on Monday that he would not follow the path of guillotined French royals and would continue to reform the French economy despite a sometimes violent popular revolt. For the second year running, Macron hosted corporate A-listers like Microsoft Chief...
VERSAILLES, France, Jan 21- President Emmanuel Macron will tell dozens of the world's most powerful executives on Tuesday that he remains committed to reforming the French economy, reassuring investors as a sometimes-violent popular revolt challenges his authority. For the second year running, Macron will host corporate A-listers like Microsoft chief...
Multinational firms like Adobe, Microsoft, SAP and Cisco are leading the way when it comes to attracting India's top tech talents.
"I mean, I sold short on Apple three months ago at $230. I'd be willing to buy at $175 or $180," says professor Aswath Damodaran.
Microsoft worked with Blockworks to design a miniature version of its refreshed campus using Minecraft. The game provides an unconventional but fitting platform for architectural renderings.
CEO Satya Nadella and other top Microsoft executives will be rewarded in part based on the number of times LinkedIn members visit the app, an addition to compensation starting in fiscal 2018.
Earlier this month, Allen revealed that he had started treatment for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, the same type of cancer he was treated for in 2009.
LinkedIn's first acquisition since it was bought by Microsoft reinforces the parent company's commitment to its business social network.
CNBC's Jon Fortt talks with Patrick Moorhead of Moor Insights and Strategy about the latest technology in computing what to look for when buying a new computer.
Microsoft's chief financial officer, Amy Hood, said the company's M&A strategy for the last five years has been consistent: "buy communities, look for networked assets, look for growing markets, and look for where we're a better owner."
CNBC's Jon Fortt discusses the SiriusXM and Pandora deal and the future of music streaming with Pandora Co-Founder Tim Westergren and Pandora President and CEO Roger Lynch. Also, Fortt breaks down the latest on the Microsoft Cloud alliance and the open data initiative with Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, SAP CEO Bill McDermott, and Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen.
Satya Nadella, Microsoft CEO; Shantanu Narayen, Adobe CEO; and Bill McDermott, SAP CEO, speak with CNBC's Jon Fortt at the Microsoft Ignite Conference about the Open Data Initiative.
Satya Nadella, Microsoft CEO; Shantanu Narayen, Adobe CEO; and Bill McDermott, SAP CEO, speak with CNBC's Jon Fortt at Microsoft's Ignite Conference about how these three companies are coming together to help customers with the Open Data Initiative.
Satya Nadella, Microsoft CEO; Shantanu Narayen, Adobe CEO; and Bill McDermott, SAP CEO, speak with CNBC's Jon Fortt at the Microsoft Ignite conference about the tech giants' Open Data Initiative partnership.