- Editor's PickDaniel Roberts•10 hours ago
Remember when you first used T9 predictive text for text messaging on your cellphone, before internet-enabled smartphones? For many Android users, auto-correct has now given way to smarter, third-party typing clients like SwiftKey, a keyboard app that Microsoft bought this year for $250 million. At Microsoft’s (MSFT) Ignite conference on Monday, CEO Satya Nadella shared an anecdote about SwiftKey to make a much larger point about applying artificial intelligence (AI) in the company’s applications.
- Editor's PickJP Mangalindan•11 hours ago
Cortana, Microsoft’s digital assistant, now has 133 million active users, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella revealed on Monday during the Microsoft Ignition Conference. The India-born chief executive said during his keynote at Microsoft’s (MSFT) annual Ignite conference that Cortana has 133 million people across 115 countries using it regularly. “Cortana is more than just a voice assistant,” said Laura Jones, a Microsoft senior marketing product manager.
- Editor's PickJP Mangalindan•17 hours ago
Today, Yahoo Finance will live stream Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella’s keynote for the Microsoft Ignite Conference, at 1 p.m. PST/4 p.m. EST. As my Yahoo Finance colleague Daniel Howley pointed out, 85% of Fortune 500 companies use Microsoft’s Azure cloud service, and the company adds 120,000 new Azure subscriptions a month. For years, you’ve probably heard about the “cloud”: that vague catch-all tech term referring to data and computing services hosted and crunched remotely.
Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)
NasdaqGS - NasdaqGS Delayed Price. Currency in USD
|Bid||56.77 x 100|
|Ask||57.65 x 100|
|Day's Range||56.83 - 57.14|
|52wk Range||43.05 - 58.70|
|1y Target Est||N/A|
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|P/E Ratio (ttm)||27.10|
|Avg Vol (3m)||26,317,039|
|Dividend & Yield||1.56 (2.72%)|