Category Archives: Press Releases

Microsoft announces quarterly earnings release date

Investor Relations

Microsoft to host earnings conference call webcast REDMOND, Wash. — Jan. 5, 2018 — Microsoft Corp. will publish fiscal year 2018 second-quarter financial results after the close of the market on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018, on the Microsoft Investor Relations website at https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/Investor/. A live webcast of the earnings conference call will be made available […ellipsis]

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Park Place Technologies selects Microsoft Cloud to transform sales and customer engagement

Digital Transformation

CLEVELAND, and REDMOND, Wash. — Dec. 11, 2017 — Park Place Technologies Inc. (www.parkplacetechnologies.com), a global leader in datacenter third-party maintenance and support, and Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: “MSFT”) have announced they are planning to collaborate on driving digital transformation across Park Place Technologies’ global sales and service operations and rapidly accelerate its ability to deliver […ellipsis]

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Microsoft announces quarterly dividend

Investor Relations

Dividend of $0.42 per share payable in March REDMOND, Wash. — Nov. 29, 2017 — Microsoft Corp. on Wednesday announced that its board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.42 per share. The dividend is payable March 8, 2018, to shareholders of record on Feb. 15, 2018. The ex-dividend date will be Feb. 14, […ellipsis]

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Microsoft holds annual shareholders meeting

Press Releases

REDMOND, Wash. — Nov. 29, 2017 — Speaking to shareholders at Microsoft Corp.’s annual meeting on Wednesday, Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella highlighted how digital technology is driving transformation, and the opportunity for Microsoft to help its customers and partners thrive in this evolving world. “Every customer is looking for both innovative technology to drive […ellipsis]

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Microsoft launches Azure Location Based Services for geospatial needs across industries

Azure

Together with an ecosystem of partners, Microsoft’s cloud offers enterprise customers choice and options for using location data to solve issues such as asset location tracking, fleet management and traffic congestion REDMOND, Wash. — Nov. 28, 2017 — Microsoft Corp. is launching Azure Location Based Services to offer enterprise customers location capabilities. Azure Location Based […ellipsis]

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Microsoft and SAP join forces to give customers a trusted path to digital transformation in the cloud

Azure

Expanded partnership offers customers joint cloud capabilities and a trusted road map. REDMOND, Wash., and WALLDORF, Germany — Nov. 27, 2017 — Microsoft Corp. and SAP SE on Monday announced integrated offerings to provide enterprise customers with a clear road map to confidently drive more business innovation in the cloud. In a bold show of […ellipsis]

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World’s most powerful console, Xbox One X, launches worldwide

Press Releases

Record preorder sales indicate high demand this holiday season REDMOND, Wash. — Nov. 6, 2017 — The official launch of the world’s most powerful console, Xbox One X, brings a new era of immersive 4K gaming and 4K entertainment to gamers across the globe. With 40 percent more power than any other console, Xbox One […ellipsis]

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Microsoft announces one of the largest wind deals in the Netherlands with Vattenfall

Press Releases

Microsoft will purchase 100 percent of the wind energy generated by project in Wieringermeer Polder AMSTERDAM — Nov. 2, 2017 — On Thursday, Microsoft Corp. announced its second European wind project in the Netherlands with Vattenfall, one of Europe’s largest electricity and heat retail and producers. Microsoft will purchase 100 percent of the wind energy […ellipsis]

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Microsoft announces new mixed-reality jobs and education partnerships for British Columbia

Brad Smith

Microsoft to hire another 50 new employees in mixed reality, partners with BCIT on mixed-reality curriculum and announces computer science pilot program for high schools VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Nov. 1, 2017 — At the annual Business Council of British Columbia’s Business Summit, Microsoft President Brad Smith on Wednesday announced Microsoft Vancouver will create an […ellipsis]

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United Technologies chooses Microsoft Cloud to enhance customer experience and accelerate digital transformation

Microsoft Cloud

UTC is connecting data, people and products to empower employees to operate more efficiently, streamline critical processes, and use intelligent insights to drive positive customer outcomes REDMOND, Wash., and FARMINGTON, Conn. — Nov. 1, 2017 — Microsoft Corp. and United Technologies Corp. (UTC) (NYSE: UTX) on Wednesday announced a strategic agreement that will create a […ellipsis]

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