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Microsoft brightens Wall St. mood as rate cut hopes rise

36 minutes ago   |   Reuters

U.S. stock futures inched higher on Friday as strong results for Microsoft's cloud business fed into a bullish mood following signs from New York Fed President John Williams...
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Cloud lifts Microsoft shares to record highs

40 minutes ago   |   Reuters

Microsoft shares hit all-time highs after the tech giant beat forecasts for fourth-quarter revenue and profit, driven by continued sales increases from its cloud business...
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10 things you need to know before the opening bell

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Here is what you need to know. 1. WeWork cofounder and CEO Adam Neumann reportedly sold shares he owned in the company and took loans worth $700 million. The news comes as...
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Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with Korean IME improvements

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with Korean IME improvements

9 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Microsoft has released Windows 10 build 18941 from the 20H1 branch with Korean IME improvements, plus the usual bug fixes.
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From Netflix's big flub to Microsoft's cloud attack: Here's the roundup of takeaways and insights from tech's Q2 earnings reports

From Netflix's big flub to Microsoft's cloud attack: Here's the roundup of takeaways and insights from tech's Q2 earnings reports

11 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The tech industry's second quarter earning season kicked off in mid-July, with Netflix first out of the gate with its results. Over a period of several weeks all the leading...
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Microsoft's biggest business segment is now the one that includes its Azure cloud

11 hours ago   |   CNBC   |   2 articles

Microsoft's Intelligent Cloud segment had more revenue than the units containing Office and Windows for the first time in more than three years.
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Trump Says He May Intervene in Huge Pentagon Contract Sought by Amazon

12 hours ago   |   NY Times

The company, long a target of President Trump, is seen as the leading competitor for a $10 billion cloud computing contract that the president said he was “getting tremendous...
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If President Trump intervenes in the $10 billion JEDI cloud contract, both Amazon and Microsoft could end up as losers

If President Trump intervenes in the $10 billion JEDI cloud contract, both Amazon and Microsoft could end up as losers

13 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Amazon and Microsoft, the finalists in the Pentagon's $10 billion JEDI contract, could both end up as the losers as Trump steps into the process. Trump said he wanted to look...
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Trump Says He's Getting Complaints That the Pentagon's Cloud Contract Competition Favors Amazon

13 hours ago   |   Fortune   |   3 articles

President Donald Trump said he's looking “very seriously” at a cloud-computing contract valued at as much as $10 billion that the Pentagon is likely to award to Amazon next...
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Microsoft beats estimates, powered by growing cloud profits

14 hours ago   |   Reuters

Microsoft Corp on Thursday beat analysts' estimates for fourth-quarter revenue and profit, powered by continued sales increases from its cloud business and a boost from...
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Get ready for Round 2 of Kamala Harris vs. Joe Biden

Get ready for Round 2 of Kamala Harris vs. Joe Biden

It will be “Biden and Harris Round 2” at the second Democratic debates. The lineups for the Democratic presidential primary debates at the end of the month were drawn at random... Read more ...

Trump To Nominate Eugene Scalia As Labor Secretary

Trump To Nominate Eugene Scalia As Labor Secretary

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City explains its public art shows Spider-Man's hands, not devil horns...

City explains its public art shows Spider-Man's hands, not devil horns, after complaint

A woman in Lincoln, Nebraska, is fighting the city over what she says is a sculpture depicting devil horns at the Lincoln Children's Zoo. It's actually just Spiderman's hands... Read more ...

House approves $15 minimum wage; Senate prospects are dim

House approves $15 minimum wage; Senate prospects are dim

House Democrats approved legislation to raise the federal minimum wage for the first time in a decade. Read more ...

Stocks are jumping after two Fed officials signal rate cuts are coming - 'it...

Stocks are jumping after two Fed officials signal rate cuts are coming - 'it pays to act quickly'

World stocks jumped on Friday after comments from two Federal Reserve officials cemented traders' expectations of a cut to interest rates later this month. "You don't need to... Read more ...

Buzz Aldrin peed his pants on the moon and 18 other wild facts you never...

Buzz Aldrin peed his pants on the moon and 18 other wild facts you never learned about NASA's Apollo 11 mission

Fifty years ago, on July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first people to walk on the moon . In the years since, behind-the-scenes... Read more ...

Judge denies bail for Jeffrey Epstein in sex trafficking case

Judge denies bail for Jeffrey Epstein in sex trafficking case

The federal judge's ruling means Epstein will remain behind bars while he fights charges that he exploited dozens of girls in New York and Florida in the early 2000s. Read more ...

Trump Picks Scalia Son for Labor Secretary

Trump Picks Scalia Son for Labor Secretary

President Trump has picked one of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's five sons as his next secretary of labor. "I am pleased to announce that it is my intention to... Read more ...

Strasburg hits and pitches Nationals to 13-4 win over Braves

Strasburg hits and pitches Nationals to 13-4 win over Braves

ATLANTA - Stephen Strasburg had a three-run homer among his three hits and set a franchise-record for a pitcher with five RBIs, as the surging Washington Nationals beat the... Read more ...

Zack Wheeler report comes in with Mets watching closely

Zack Wheeler report comes in with Mets watching closely

SAN FRANCISCO - Zack Wheeler has taken the first steps in what the Mets hope will be a fast return from the injured list. On Thursday, the right-hander played catch for a... Read more ...