|Bid||123.37 x 2900|
|Ask||123.48 x 1800|
|Day's range||121.31 - 123.50|
|52-week range||90.28 - 123.52|
|Beta (3Y monthly)||1.01|
|PE ratio (TTM)||28.62|
|Earnings date||24 Apr 2019|
|Forward dividend & yield||1.84 (1.56%)|
|1y target est||129.25|
Microsoft (MSFT) has an impressive earnings surprise history and currently possesses the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely beat in its next quarterly report.
Virtual reality can be a rush to the senses, but not if you have vision problems. Microsoft researchers are trying to solve that problem via a tool kit for Unity VR developers to help players with low vision. Since vision problems vary by individual, the research team at Microsoft decided on a tool kit approach so players can customize their experience.
Feminists, fighters for LGBT+ rights and foes of climate change took the public spotlight on Thursday, named to annual lists honoring leadership and influence compiled by U.S. publications Time and Fortune. Named to both lists were Sweden's Greta Thunberg, a climate change student activist who inspired global protests, and U.S. venture capitalist Aileen Lee who helped launch the All Raise nonprofit to champion women in the tech industry. Leaders for women's rights filled the lists, including Loujain al-Hathloul, named by Time for challenging male domination in Saudi Arabia, particularly its driving ban for women, now lifted.
Next week will go a long way in determining whether investors should be concerned about the dawning of an earnings recession or whether back-to-back quarters of negative growth can be avoided in what is the heaviest week for profit reporting by U.S. companies. A wide swath of S&P 500 sectors are scheduled to report next week, with 155 companies representing over $9 trillion in market capitalization in the queue, more than 35 percent of the total for the index.
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Microsoft has never been shy about being acquisitive, and today it announced it's buying Express Logic, a San Diego company that has developed a real-time operating system (RTOS) aimed at controlling the growing number of IoT devices in the world. Express Logic is not some wide-eyed, pie-in-the-sky startup. It has been around for 23 years building (in its own words), "industrial-grade RTOS and middleware software solutions for embedded and IoT developers." The company boasts some 6.2 billion (yes, billion) devices running its systems.
Express Logic says it has 6.2 billion deployments of its ThreadX operating system, reflecting the widespread nature of connected devices.
The "Meet the Giants": Transcend into New Age of Computing seminar, organised on the first day of the HKTDC International ICT Expo, saw speakers sharing how artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things can synergise to lay the groundwork for smarter cities and more efficient organisations. HONG KONG, Apr 18, 2019 - (ACN Newswire) - Leading technology experts came together on the first day of the HKTDC International ICT Expo on 13 April to discuss how advances in computing technologies have helped to make airports, businesses and governments smarter, more efficient and more cost-effective. The expo was organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and ran concurrently with the 16th HKTDC Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Spring Edition).
Major finance and tech firms are pouring money into startups building technology to develop the crypto market, even though they're steering clear of the volatile currencies themselves. Venture capital investments in crypto and blockchain startups that included funds from corporates have raced to $850 million so far this year, data compiled by PitchBook for Reuters shows.
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Microsoft has jousted with Apple for the mantle of most-valuable public tech company the past few months, but if the software giant’s earnings next week are as good as two new research notes expect, it could have an advantage.
Turns out the company’s finally ready to unveil the long-promised Surface 2S. The successor to 2015’s Windows 10-based interactive whiteboard is all about making things more portable. In fact, the company brought Steelcase on as a partner, specifically to design a mobile, wheeled stand for the product.
Almost a year since Microsoft first announced the Surface Hub 2 , its next-generation collaborative display, we've finally got more details on the product line. While we'll have to wait until next year to see the Surface Hub 2X, the high-end model with the fluid rotating screen, Microsoft announced today that the 50-inch 2S, which runs the current Surface Hub software on a slimmer screen, will start shipping in June. Even better, there's also going to be an 85-inch model coming next year, just like the last Surface Hub lineup . The 50-inch Surface Hub 2 will run you $9,000, plus an additional $1,499 for the movable stand.
Microsoft (MSFT) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.
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When it comes to facial recognition, it seems Microsoft truly has been trying to do good. Company president Brad Smith has revealed that the tech giant recently turned down a request from law enforcement to equip officers' cars and body cameras with face recognition tech. Smith said Microsoft rejected the contract due to human rights concerns -- it believes the technology's use for that particular purpose could lead a disproportionately large number of women and minorities being held for questioning.
Google and Amazon will have to tell companies how they rank products on their platforms while Facebook and other tech firms will have to be more transparent about their terms and conditions under new EU rules approved on Wednesday. The platform-to-business (P2B) law, proposed by the European Commission in April last year, is the latest move by Europe to rein in online giants and ensure they treat smaller rivals and users fairly. Lawmakers at the European Parliament gave the green light to the new laws on Wednesday, which will have to be rubber stamped by the European Council in the coming months before they take effect.
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