110.71 0.00 (0.00%)
Pre-Market: 4:49AM EDT
|Bid||110.52 x 1000|
|Ask||110.94 x 800|
|Day's Range||109.55 - 111.80|
|52 Week Range||77.35 - 116.18|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||1.31|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||51.98|
|Earnings Date||Oct 24, 2018|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||1.84 (1.68%)|
|1y Target Est||124.00|
Most gamers have had at least one Taco Bell-infused gaming session, but but Microsoft's latest promotion takes things to the extreme. Microsoft is teaming up with the fast food joint to give away limited edition Taco Bell-themed Xbox One X consoles that make the Taco Bell "ring" sound when powered on. Starting October 18, every $5 double chalupa box you buy from Taco Bell will give you a code that can be used to enter for a chance to win one of the custom gaming rigs.
You exit out of the streaming service and spend the night playing Fortnite again. After years of impossible promises and half-baked public trials in an incomplete online ecosystem, streaming services are finally viable, and major companies like Google and Microsoft are teasing the future of the industry. Earlier this month, Google launched the beta for Project Stream, a service that pledges to seamlessly run any video game on any laptop or PC.
BRUSSELS/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's (GOOGL.O) Google on Tuesday revamped how it distributes its mobile apps in the European Union, introducing a licensing fee for device makers to access its app marketplace in a response to regulators' findings that it had broken antitrust law. The new arrangement opens doors for Google's web search and browser rivals such as Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) but essentially leaves the U.S. tech giant's lucrative mobile business intact, analysts said. The European Commission in July fined Google a record 4.34 billion euro ($5 billion) for using the market dominance of its mobile software to hinder rivals in areas such as internet search.
KAMPALA/JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The brisk business Julius Kirya did from his cash transfer kiosk in the Ugandan capital has slowed right down with a new tax on mobile money. How to tax digital revenues, from fintech to social media, is a puzzle authorities around the world are working on. A solution catching on in Africa - levies on usage - has obvious appeal to indebted governments but a big impact on people like Kirya, who saw the tech revolution as a way out of poverty.
KAMPALA/JOHANNESBURG, Oct 18 (Reuters) - The brisk business Julius Kirya did from his cash transfer kiosk in the Ugandan capital has slowed right down with a new tax on mobile money. How to tax digital revenues, from fintech to social media, is a puzzle authorities around the world are working on. A solution catching on in Africa - levies on usage - has obvious appeal to indebted governments but a big impact on people like Kirya, who saw the tech revolution as a way out of poverty.
Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) has been one of the bigger success stories in the stock market this year. This Microsoft earnings is a follow up to a successful fiscal Q4 report where the company reported yet again that its cloud computing division Azure bolster revenue by 20% — advancing by 33% over the previous quarter. Meanwhile in Microsoft’s PC unit, sales were up 16% — a 45% increase over the previous quarter.
Bezos portrayed the choice two ways — as a patriotic duty as well as a duty to act like the adults in the room, contrasting starkly with Silicon Valley tech companies that have walked away from lucrative programs.
Microsoft Corp. ( MSFT)'s stock already has recouped about half of its losses after plunging nearly 10% last week during the stock market sell-off. Now, technical analysis and options suggest the stock will rebound another 7% and reach new record highs.
Microsoft's pay gap is greater than Amazon's, the company revealed in its latest executive compensation disclosure.
Unit shipments fell 13.5% in the second quarter of calendar year 2018, 11.7% in the first quarter of 2018, 7.9% in the fourth quarter of 2017, and 5.5% in the third quarter of 2017. Tablet sales have in fact declined for the last 15 consecutive quarters, according to research firm IDC. Despite this decline, Apple (AAPL) has managed to easily outperform markets and generate robust iPad sales.