Microsoft

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About Microsoft

Founded back in 1975 by Bill Gates and Paul Allen, Microsoft Corporation is an American multinational technology company with headquarters in Redmond, Washington.

It develops, manufactures, licenses, supports and sells computer software, consumer electronics, personal computers, and related services.

Being famous for its software products like the Microsoft Windows line of operating systems, Microsoft Office suite, Internet Explorer and Edge web browsers and Microsoft Azure, now American giant places strong focus on development of the new blockchain-based and IoT solutions.

Company’s most prominent blockchain-based solution called Azure Blockchain Workbench provides the scaffolding for an end-to-end blockchain application, while Azure IoT Hub allows for connection, monitoring and managing of billions of IoT assets.

Microsoft Details
Operating Status: Active
Business Type: Private
Founded: 1975
Headquarters: Redmond, Washington, United States
CEO: Satya Nadella
Founders: Bill Gates, Paul Allen
Microsoft News
Court: Craig Wright’s Motion for Judgment in Kleiman v. Wright is “Non-Credible”
August 16th, 2019

A Florida federal judge has denied self-proclaimed Bitcoin inventor Craig Wright’s motion to dismiss a lawsuit concerning the alleged theft of a huge amount in Bitcoins from a former business partner, Dave Kleiman.

Huawei Testing Smartphone with Their Own Hongmeng OS
August 5th, 2019

Huawei is in the process of creating its own proprietary operating system called Hongmeng. It is expected that they will release a 2,000-yuan (roughly $290) Hongmeng-powered phone in the fourth quarter.

The Biggest Gaming Streamer ‘Ninja’ Leaving Twitch for Microsoft’s Mixer
August 2nd, 2019

Fortnite superstar Tyler “Ninja” Blevins left Twitch and is taking his video game live streams to Microsoft’s Mixer platform, a stunning switch that could have wide-ranging consequences for the rapidly growing industry.

ICE CEO Reveals Bakkt Bitcoin Futures Launch is Just Around the Corner
August 1st, 2019

According to the CEO of ICE, Bakkt’s parent company, the launch of the firm’s physically settled Bitcoin futures, is on the horizon. The CEO has said that they are waiting for NYFDS approval.

Apple Is Dethroned: Google Parent Alphabet Becomes the Most Cash-Rich Company
August 1st, 2019

Google’s parent Alphabet became the most cash-rich company in the world during the second quarter of 2019, taking Apple’s long-held crown. Alphabet apparently has $117 billion in cash, while Apple has $102 billion.

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