|Bid||104.56 x 1000|
|Ask||104.82 x 500|
|Day's Range||104.30 - 109.44|
|52 Week Range||83.83 - 116.18|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||1.09|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||43.17|
|Earnings Date||Jan 29, 2019 - Feb 4, 2019|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||1.84 (1.79%)|
|1y Target Est||125.15|
Hikaru Utada has teamed up with longtime Kingdom Hearts superfan Skrillex to create the opening theme “Face My Fears”. Kingdom Hearts 3 is coming to Sony PlayStation® 4 and Microsoft Xbox One on January 29, 2019.
Dec.07 -- Microsoft President Brad Smith comments on the trade tensions between the U.S. and China. He speaks during an interview with Bloomberg's Emily Chang on "Bloomberg Technology."
Amazon.com Inc. might seem to have a comfortable lead in the cloud. Analysts note that some of the new services Amazon’s AWS business announced last week at its annual re:Invent conference seemed aimed at competing offerings from Microsoft Corp. Most notable was a service called AWS Outposts, which is designed to allow companies to use Amazon’s services within their own private networks as well as on Amazon’s public cloud network. This approach—commonly called “hybrid cloud”—is widely considered to be the most important segment of the fast-growing cloud-computing market.
One of the greatest privileges of my job is that I get to test out a ton of new gadgets each year, often before the technology hits the shelves. Sometimes after I've finished reviewing something, I really, really don't want to return it. And that was especially true in 2018, which was a fantastic year…
One of Bill Gates' favorites of 2018, Noah Harari's new book, "21 Lessons for the 21st Century," offers "the trick for putting an end to our anxieties," Gates says.
Amid fears of cyber espionage, the company is under pressure to fix technical deficiencies if it wants to remain part of the UK’s efforts to upgrade its networks to 5G. Andrus Ansip, EU Commission vice-president for the digital single market, said on Friday that the EU has “to be worried” about Huawei and other Chinese companies.
Retail, banking and some tech companies paced another broad slide in U.S. stocks today. Microsoft is outperforming many fellow Dow Jones industrial components, including Apple.
As the Dow Jones Industrial Average tumbles 659 points, or 2.6%, in afternoon trade, all 30 of its components are losing ground. Of the biggest decliners, shares of Microsoft Corp. dropped 4.4%, Caterpillar Inc. shed 4.3% and Intel Corp. declined 4.3%. The most active Dow stock was Apple Inc. , which shed 3.5% toward the lowest close since April 30. Elsewhere, the Dow Jones Transportation Average lost 4.2%, with all 20 components falling. Meanwhile, the defensive Dow Jones Utility Average rose 0.5%, with 14 of 15 components gaining ground.
The November jobs report showed non-farm payrolls rising 155,000 last month, far lower than what analysts had expected. Yesterday, US Commerce Department data showed the US trade deficit rising to a decade high amid record imports. Boosting jobs and addressing the country’s massive trade deficit have been two key tenets of President Donald Trump’s economic policy.
Corp. where he is executive vice president of the Microsoft Cloud and AI Group. AI, embedded into platforms such as Microsoft’s Azure cloud, has contributed to the resurgence of the company as a force in technology. In an interview with The Wall Street Journal at the Gartner Symposium and ITxpo in Orlando, Mr. Guthrie, 43 years old, talked of how he found a way to get business value out of an emerging technology like AI.
Cyber Daily: Bot Attacks Get Tougher on Airlines Cyber Daily: Bot Attacks Get Tougher on Airlines By Kim S. Nash Good day. Robots may take jobs on the factory floor but online bots are taking our data.
Apple’s (AAPL) vice president of product marketing, Greg Joswiak, disclosed recently that the iPhone XR has been the company’s best-selling iPhone model since it went on sale in October. The iPhone XR is the cheapest of Apple’s latest iPhone models. It costs $749 compared to $999 for the iPhone XS and $1,099 for the iPhone XS Max.
In July, Microsoft President Brad Smith published a blog post discussing some of the challenges and risks surrounding facial recognition technology and how his company plans to address them. In a new blog post, Smith described six principles that he says will govern Microsoft's work while it continues to advocate for legislation that will more concretely guide this technology as a whole.
Microsoft's Azure cloud is second only to Amazon Web Services in the market. Microsoft doesn't release revenue figures for Azure, but it does disclose growth rates. KeyBanc analysts now estimate that Azure will deliver $26.4 billion in revenue in the 2021 fiscal year, while the contribution from Windows will total $20.3 billion.
Mozilla CEO Chris Beard isn't fond of Microsoft's decision to overhaul its Edge browser using Google's open source Chromium project, which is the basis of Chrome. The note sees Beard condemning Microsoft's move --though he admits it "may well make sense" from a business standpoint -- while urging Chrome users to try Mozilla's Firefox instead.
In 2015, Hewlett Packard Company was split into HP (HPQ) and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE). HPE has been consistently rewarding shareholders with cash dividends and share buyback programs. In fiscal 2018, the company returned 39% more share repurchases and dividends (~$4.1 billion) than capital ($3 billion) to shareholders. It returned around $3 billion in fiscal 2017 and $3.1 billion in fiscal 2016 to shareholders. In fiscal 2019, the company expects to reward shareholders with $2.9 billion in dividends and share repurchases, bringing its total payout to $13 billion over four years.
Oracle expects its EPS to rise between 11% and 15% to reach $0.77–$0.79 in the current quarter—healthy growth compared to the flattish revenue growth the company expects. According to Oracle, its free cash flow has risen 10% in the last year. Free cash flow is an important metric that shareholders consider when making investment decisions.
Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) is looking to boost its EESC (Enterprise, Embedded, and Semi-Custom) business by growing its share of the high-margin data center market. In 2017, it launched its 14nm (nanometer) EPYC server CPUs (central processing units), which compete with Intel’s (INTC) 14nm Xeon server CPUs.
Microsoft (MSFT) announced on December 6 that it would be bringing its Edge browser to Chromium, the open-source engine that currently drives Google’s (GOOG) Chrome browser. Through this development, Microsoft will be able to bring Edge not only to Windows 7 and 8 but also to other operating systems such as Mac. There are two reasons why Microsoft likely made this decision.