The Pentagon has shelled out more than $11 billion over the past couple of years to develop it's cloud strategy, and it's not done yet. The U.S. Department of Defense is planning to enter into additional contracts planned for cloud services and migration and integration solutions. On Friday Microsoft entered the picture, the latest beneficiary … Continue reading The U.S. Department of Defense awards $1 contract to Microsoft
Jeff Bezos is taking a fall from his perch as the world's richest person, mostly because Amazon's stock price has fallen. That cut into Bezos' wealth, Bloomberg reports, though not so you'd notice. Bezos is at $107.1 billion at the moment, about $300 million less than Gates, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. It's the first time Microsoft's … Continue reading Bill Gates reclaims ‘world’s richest person’ title from Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos
Microsoft is revamping its practices for investigating workplace allegations after a group of women shared stories of discrimination and sexual harassment. CEO Satya Nadella sent a letter to employees about the changes Monday. Nadella says the company is increasing support services for workers who say they’ve experienced misbehavior, including a new “Employee Advocacy Team” to … Continue reading Microsoft boss responds to allegations of sexual harassment
Microsoft Wallet app, the company’s cashless mobile payment app, will be discontinued at the end of February, the company said on its website. “Starting on Feb. 28, 2019, the Microsoft Wallet app will be officially retired,” the company said. The wallet app let users load debit or credit card info into the app on their phones … Continue reading Microsoft to retire its Wallet App in February, 2019
For the first time in eight years, Microsoft Corp's stock market value overtook that of Apple's, with shares of the Windows maker rising 0.6 percent to end the week at $110.89. On Friday, Microsoft managed to not only become the world's most valuable listed company, but also succeeded at reclaiming the number one spot … Continue reading Microsoft breaks record with latest stock market value
Earlier in June, Microsoft bought LinkedIn for a reported $26.2 billion, reasserting itself as one of the biggest players in the world's technology market. The business deal between these two companies in different sectors was one of the smartest mergers today. Image shows Jeff Weiner, chief of LinkedIn, left, Satya Nadella, chief of Microsoft, and Reid Hoffman, executive … Continue reading Probe LinkedIn and Microsoft antitrust issues, Salesforce begs EU
Microsoft’s announcement, on Monday, that it would purchase LinkedIn—its biggest acquisition ever, at more than $26b—brought to mind an earlier takeover attempt, almost a decade ago. Back in the mid-aughts, Microsoft’s C.E.O. at the time, Steve Ballmer, flew to Palo Alto to try to convince Mark Zuckerberg, the young C.E.O. of Facebook, to let Microsoft … Continue reading WHY MICROSOFT WANTED LINKEDIN.
Microsoft is set to buy LinkedIn in a deal worth $26bn and the new entity will employ over 2,000 people in Ireland, Independent reports. The offer of $196 per share represents a premium of 49.5 percent to LinkedIn's Friday closing price. Image: LinkedIn "Today is a re-founding moment for LinkedIn," Reid Hoffman, chairman of LinkedIn's board, … Continue reading Microsoft To Buy LinkedIn In $26bn Deal.
Interviews can be nerve-wrecking enough for every candidate, but how would an interviewer expect job-seekers to cope when a near-impossible question is thrown at them right at the end of the process? Technology giant Microsoft has allegedly done just that to hopeful jobseekers looking to secure a role at the company. According to a comment on … Continue reading How Microsoft’s “Impossible” Interview Question Mystify Candidates.
Do you wonder what Modellounge means or why beautiful models love thing? Wait a moment. That's just a name, a joint, a relaxation center or you can call it a work space where models relax when they are off duty. The name sounds strange but not until you separate the model + longe, then you'll understand … Continue reading Why Models Love Modellounge.