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Newsmax
Obama's Climate Legacy Under Fire as Power Plan Faces Testthreat. “The emission limit here is a lever,” Peter Keisler, an attorney for t
Obama's Climate Legacy Under Fire as Power Plan Faces Test
Newsmax / Posted 4 hours ago
threat. “The emission limit here is a lever,” Peter Keisler, an attorney for the industry challengers, told the judges in Washington, D.C. “It is a lever to force the subsidization of renewable facilities.” Tuesday’s arguments take place against... Read more
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CNET
Microsoft reveals Lumia 950, 950 XL smartphonesPanos Panay unveils two new Lumias, which go on sale next month. Sarah Tew/CNET
Microsoft reveals Lumia 950, 950 XL smartphones
CNET / Posted 8 hours ago
Panos Panay unveils two new Lumias, which go on sale next month. Sarah Tew/CNET Microsoft on Tuesday unveiled the Lumia 950 and 950 XL, the company's two new premium smartphones. They were a long time coming. Microsoft hasn't unveiled a flagship... Read more
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The Columbian
Re-Elect WymanThe people who know elections best support her re-election. Wyman is being cha
Re-Elect Wyman
The Columbian / Posted 15 hours ago
The people who know elections best support her re-election. Wyman is being challenged by Tina Podlodowski, a former Microsoft manager and Seattle City Council member who is mounting an aggressive campaign. Podlodowski has some interesting... Read more
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Crosscut
Girls who code: How images can help shatter tech's gender stereotypesis a critical piece of a much bigger puzzle, according to Caroline King, chief
Girls who code: How images can help shatter tech's gender stereotypes
Crosscut / Posted 17 hours ago
is a critical piece of a much bigger puzzle, according to Caroline King, chief policy and strategy officer at Washington STEM, a nonprofit that works with under-represented populations to spark interest in STEM careers. “Kids can’t... Read more
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iol.co.za
Cloud war? Microsoft joins Adobe to compete with Amazonthe two products together in a more integrated way makes the combined offering
Cloud war? Microsoft joins Adobe to compete with Amazon
iol.co.za / Posted 20 hours ago
the two products together in a more integrated way makes the combined offering more attractive to customers.” Both Microsoft and Adobe - an early pioneer in the shift to the cloud - are trying to boost sales of their cloud offerings, where... Read more
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The New Yorker
Twenty Years of SlateKinsley, the former editor of The New Republic, undertook a novel adventure: th
Twenty Years of Slate
The New Yorker / Posted yesterday
Kinsley, the former editor of The New Republic, undertook a novel adventure: the creation of a magazine, underwritten by Microsoft, that was to exist primarily in what was then known as “cyberspace.” “There will be efforts to update it, perhaps... Read more
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Newsmax
Here's Why You're Paying $200 to Rent a Clunky TV Set-Top Boxhe’s drawn opposition from lawmakers in both parties, not to mention some of th
Here's Why You're Paying $200 to Rent a Clunky TV Set-Top Box
Newsmax / Posted yesterday
he’s drawn opposition from lawmakers in both parties, not to mention some of the most active corporate lobbyists in Washington. Comcast Corp. and the cable industry -- which stands to lose $20 billion a year in box rentals -- say it’s... Read more
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The Columbian
Washington governor’s debate will follow presidential debateWhile most of the nation is gearing up for the first presidential debate, Washi
Washington governor’s debate will follow presidential debate
The Columbian / Posted yesterday
While most of the nation is gearing up for the first presidential debate, Washington voters will have a debate doubleheader on Monday night. It’s the first of four debates on top Washington contests. There will be two in the governor’s race, with... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Microsoft to plug Renault-Nissan cars into the cloudprototype Continental Chrysler 300C sedan is seen during an event featuring num
Microsoft to plug Renault-Nissan cars into the cloud
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
prototype Continental Chrysler 300C sedan is seen during an event featuring numerous self-driving cars on Capitol Hill in Washington on March 15, 2016. (Reuters photo) PARIS - Microsoft Corp agreed to provide cloud-computing services for cars... Read more
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The News & Observer
Five myths about smartphonesstares on most people’s faces when they use their phones. And think of all thos
Five myths about smartphones
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
stares on most people’s faces when they use their phones. And think of all those selfie-related fatalities. Researchers at Microsoft grabbed headlines when they found that the average human attention span had dropped from 12 seconds in 2000 to... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Calendar, 9/26Vino Dipinte, 113 E. Concho Ave. 6:30 p.m.- "Does My Child Have Dyslexia? What
Calendar, 9/26
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 2 days ago
Vino Dipinte, 113 E. Concho Ave. 6:30 p.m.- "Does My Child Have Dyslexia? What Can I do?" JPW Learning Center, 403 W. Washington Drive TUESDAY 10 a.m. — Stories and More for preschoolers, Angelo West Branch Library, 3013 Vista del Arroyo... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
WA Secretary of State race: Wyman vs. PodlodowskiSEATTLE – On the ballot this November is a heated race for Washington Secretary
WA Secretary of State race: Wyman vs. Podlodowski
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 2 days ago
SEATTLE – On the ballot this November is a heated race for Washington Secretary of State. The position serves as the state’s chief elections officer. Republicans have occupied his office for more than 50 year, and Democrats are trying to break that... Read more
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Salon.com
Hollywood’s new China syndrome: The country’s enormous audience means money for movie studios and some restrictionsthe AMC cinema chain, and they may soon own part of Paramount. The purchase of
Hollywood’s new China syndrome: The country’s enormous audience means money for movie studios and some restrictions
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
the AMC cinema chain, and they may soon own part of Paramount. The purchase of cinemas in particular has caused concern in Washington that China is swallowing the movie industry: A letter last week from 16 members of Congress, suggested that a... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
A dream leads to new space racein the Mojave Desert an airplane designer named Burt Rutan, who had secretly at
A dream leads to new space race
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
in the Mojave Desert an airplane designer named Burt Rutan, who had secretly attracted funding from a billionaire (Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen) began his covert space program with fewer than 30 engineers working on the spaceship. Rutan... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Cascadia tech gathering snubs Portlandgovernment leaders converged on Vancouver on Tuesday for the “Emerging Cascadia
Cascadia tech gathering snubs Portland
The Seattle Times / Posted 3 days ago
government leaders converged on Vancouver on Tuesday for the “Emerging Cascadia Innovation Corridor” conference. As one Washington-side government official, scanning the crowd at end of the event, asked: “Where’s Portland?” Not invited, it... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Two Indian­-Americans win prestigious MacArthur FellowshipsWASHINGTON: It is called the “Genius Grant” and each award comes with $625,000,
Two Indian­-Americans win prestigious MacArthur Fellowships
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 4 days ago
WASHINGTON: It is called the “Genius Grant” and each award comes with $625,000, no strings attached. But no, you can’t apply for it; or have a well-connected uncle enter you for it. Those being considered have no inkling and when the call comes, they... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
KREM 2 to air debates this election season on-air and onlineat Hofstra University in New York. The debate will air on KREM 2 and begins at
KREM 2 to air debates this election season on-air and online
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 4 days ago
at Hofstra University in New York. The debate will air on KREM 2 and begins at 6 p.m. Right afterward, two candidates for Washington governor will debate at Seattle University starting. Incumbent Jay Inslee and Republican challenger Bill Bryant... Read more
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CBS News
Photos of the week September 23, 2016with the Emmy for Outstanding Comedy Series, in the press room during the 68th
Photos of the week September 23, 2016
CBS News / Posted 4 days ago
with the Emmy for Outstanding Comedy Series, in the press room during the 68th Emmy Awards on September 18, 2016 at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles. Priscilla Chan, Mark Zuckerberg Priscilla Chan (R) embraces her husband Mark Zuckerberg... Read more
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The Hindu
White House puts real-time climate data online for city plannersaccording to the World Resources Institute A new website powered by the White
White House puts real-time climate data online for city planners
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
according to the World Resources Institute A new website powered by the White House and partners, including Google and Microsoft, aims to pull real-time climate data from NASA satellites and other sources for planners preparing for the effects... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Beautiful star arrivalsat which stars are at their best on the red carpet. Singer Tori Kelly arrives
Beautiful star arrivals
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 4 days ago
at which stars are at their best on the red carpet. Singer Tori Kelly arrives at the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on Sept. 18, 2016, in Los Angeles. Kristen Bell arrives at the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Beautiful star arrivalsat which stars are at their best on the red carpet. Singer Tori Kelly arrives
Beautiful star arrivals
KTXS Abilene / Posted 4 days ago
at which stars are at their best on the red carpet. Singer Tori Kelly arrives at the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on Sept. 18, 2016, in Los Angeles. Kristen Bell arrives at the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Beautiful star arrivalsat which stars are at their best on the red carpet. Singer Tori Kelly arrives
Beautiful star arrivals
KECI Missoula / Posted 4 days ago
at which stars are at their best on the red carpet. Singer Tori Kelly arrives at the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on Sept. 18, 2016, in Los Angeles. Kristen Bell arrives at the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Seattle elephant advocates join global march on eve of crucial conservation meeting in AfricaWith funding for high-profile projects like the Great Elephant Census, Microsof
Seattle elephant advocates join global march on eve of crucial conservation meeting in Africa
The Seattle Times / Posted 5 days ago
With funding for high-profile projects like the Great Elephant Census, Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has boosted Seattle’s standing in the world of international wildlife conservation. But it’s not just local billionaires taking action on behalf... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Can it be Cascadia if Portland is nowhere to be found? Evidentlyconference. Business cards were exchanged, memoranda of understanding were sign
Can it be Cascadia if Portland is nowhere to be found? Evidently
The Seattle Times / Posted 5 days ago
conference. Business cards were exchanged, memoranda of understanding were signed, and, later, salmon was served. As one Washington-side government official, scanning the crowd at end of the event, asked: “Where’s Portland?” Not invited, it... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Yahoo says hackers stole personal data in at least 500 million accountssetback for Yahoo, which Verizon Communications Inc. bought in July for $4.8 bi
Yahoo says hackers stole personal data in at least 500 million accounts
Los Angeles Times / Posted 5 days ago
setback for Yahoo, which Verizon Communications Inc. bought in July for $4.8 billion — a fraction of the $44 billion that Microsoft Corp. offered in 2008. The sale has yet to be finalized. Despite its lagging public image, Yahoo still commands... Read more
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CNET
Minecraft Education Edition coming Nov 1 to a school near youMicrosoft on November 1 will begin selling Minecraft Education Edition. The sch
Minecraft Education Edition coming Nov 1 to a school near you
CNET / Posted 5 days ago
Microsoft on November 1 will begin selling Minecraft Education Edition. The school-specific version of its megahit video game can help kids learn even as it turns them into new Microsoft customers. The software will cost $5 per student per year, but... Read more
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Raw Story
Feds: We can read all your email — and you’ll never knowFear of hackers reading private emails in cloud-based systems like Microsoft Ou
Feds: We can read all your email — and you’ll never know
Raw Story / Posted 5 days ago
Fear of hackers reading private emails in cloud-based systems like Microsoft Outlook, Gmail or Yahoo has recently sent regular people and public officials scrambling to delete entire accounts full of messages dating back years. What we don’t expect... Read more
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Mashable
12 of the most successful entrepreneurs who dropped out of collegeWhat's This?Bill Gates, Microsoft founder, during a press conference in Amsterd
12 of the most successful entrepreneurs who dropped out of college
Mashable / Posted 5 days ago
What's This?Bill Gates, Microsoft founder, during a press conference in Amsterdam, Netherlands, circa 1986. Image: Redferns/Gijsbert Hanekroot/getty images Is getting buried in student loan debt really a necessity when there are hundreds of... Read more
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Boston Globe
A geek’s guide to smart study habitswhat you are reading and start building an outline from day one. Use the table
A geek’s guide to smart study habits
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
what you are reading and start building an outline from day one. Use the table of contents function on software like Microsoft Word to structure a document around the main topics in class. Take short, concise reading and class notes under... Read more
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The Hill
Internet companies dominate tech lobbyingInternet firms have dominated tech lobbying this year, outpacing legacy tech co
Internet companies dominate tech lobbying
The Hill / Posted 5 days ago
Internet firms have dominated tech lobbying this year, outpacing legacy tech companies like Microsoft and Oracle, according to an analysis of disclosure records by The Hill. Google, now part of holding company Alphabet, was the top spender among... Read more
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The Columbian
Inslee supports ‘innovation corridor’VANCOUVER, B.C. — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee and British Columbia Premier Chris
Inslee supports ‘innovation corridor’
The Columbian / Posted 6 days ago
VANCOUVER, B.C. — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee and British Columbia Premier Christy Clark pledged to deepen the working relationship across the border, agreeing to support a “Cascadia Innovation Corridor” and host a technology-focused summit. The two... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
US Federal Reserve keeps interest rates on hold, could hike once more in 2016rates on hold, could hike once more in 2016 The US Federal Reserve left intere
US Federal Reserve keeps interest rates on hold, could hike once more in 2016
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 6 days ago
rates on hold, could hike once more in 2016 The US Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged at its two-day meeting in Washington, with the central bank indicating it could still tighten monetary policy before the end of the year. Fed members... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Why Your Backup Plan Is Holding You Backgoal that you are motivated to complete, the answer might be ditching Plan B. C
Why Your Backup Plan Is Holding You Back
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 6 days ago
goal that you are motivated to complete, the answer might be ditching Plan B. Corrie Shanahan, CEO of The Beara Group LLC, Washington, D.C.,-based leadership consultants, credits her success to getting rid of her safety net. "When I started my... Read more
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KTVN Reno
NDOC: Inmate Dies at Northern Nevada Correctional CenterFed Keeps Key Rate Unchanged But Hints of Coming HikeFed Keeps Key Rate Unchang
NDOC: Inmate Dies at Northern Nevada Correctional Center
KTVN Reno / Posted 6 days ago
Fed Keeps Key Rate Unchanged But Hints of Coming HikeFed Keeps Key Rate Unchanged But Hints of Coming Hike WASHINGTON (AP) - The Federal Reserve is keeping a key interest rate unchanged but sending a strong signal that it will likely boost rates... Read more
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Mashable
Tyler Oakley launches own show on Ellen DeGeneres' digital networkWhat's This?YouTuber Tyler Oakley at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards at Microso
Tyler Oakley launches own show on Ellen DeGeneres' digital network
Mashable / Posted 6 days ago
What's This?YouTuber Tyler Oakley at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on August 30, 2015. LOS ANGELES — YouTuber Tyler Oakley is getting his own show...on EllenTube. The Tyler Oakley Show, which launched Wednesday, will feature... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Building a better highway: Driverless car lane from Vancouver to Seattle proposedto business, as major United States tech firms branch into the Vancouver area.
Building a better highway: Driverless car lane from Vancouver to Seattle proposed
The Globe and Mail / Posted 6 days ago
to business, as major United States tech firms branch into the Vancouver area. At a luncheon session earlier in the day, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates described the Washington-British Columbia connection as “a really good opportunity” in the... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
MIT scientists use radio waves to sense human emotionsLaboratory have developed a device that uses radio waves to detect whether some
MIT scientists use radio waves to sense human emotions
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 6 days ago
Laboratory have developed a device that uses radio waves to detect whether someone is happy, sad, angry or excited. WASHINGTON– There’s a new trick to understanding someone’s poker face — radio waves. Researchers at the MIT Computer Science... Read more
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Zero Hedge
September 21the former speaker of the House who left Congress and his leadership post last
September 21
Zero Hedge / Posted 6 days ago
the former speaker of the House who left Congress and his leadership post last year, is joining Squire Patton Boggs, a Washington-based law firm long known for its lobbying work. http://nyti.ms/2clbiJm - State-owned Postal Savings Bank of... Read more
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CBS News
U.S. corporations earn record high profits, pay record low taxes“We hope this book of data can help change the false narrative on taxes peddled
U.S. corporations earn record high profits, pay record low taxes
CBS News / Posted 6 days ago
“We hope this book of data can help change the false narrative on taxes peddled by wealthy corporations and their allies in Washington.” The U.S. marginal, or statutory, corporate tax rate of 35 percent is the highest among the industrialized... Read more
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PhysOrg
Microsoft sets $40 billion stock buyback, raises dividendMicrosoft Corp. says its board has approved a dividend increase and a new $40 b
Microsoft sets $40 billion stock buyback, raises dividend
PhysOrg / Posted 6 days ago
Microsoft Corp. says its board has approved a dividend increase and a new $40 billion stock buyback plan. The Redmond, Washington, company said Tuesday it will pay a quarterly dividend of 39 cents on Dec. 8 to shareholders of record Nov. 17. That's... Read more
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International Business Times
Microsoft announces $40bn in share buyback and raises quarterly dividend payout by 8.3%The board of Microsoft Corporation has authorised a new share repurchase progra
Microsoft announces $40bn in share buyback and raises quarterly dividend payout by 8.3%
International Business Times / Posted 6 days ago
The board of Microsoft Corporation has authorised a new share repurchase programme on Tuesday (20 September). It said it would buy back up to $40bn (£30.82) of its stock. The Washington-headquartered tech giant, however, said that this programme had... Read more
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CTV News
Bill Gates praises Canada's 'enlightened' approach to immigration, refugeesto welcome tens of thousands of Syrian refugees is an "enlightened" move that w
Bill Gates praises Canada's 'enlightened' approach to immigration, refugees
CTV News / Posted 7 days ago
to welcome tens of thousands of Syrian refugees is an "enlightened" move that will benefit the country's business sector, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates says. The business leader and philanthropist was in Vancouver on Tuesday to speak at the... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Gates, Nadella tout cross-border innovation corridor at B.C. conferencehave been fits and starts” in linking the two economies over the years, said Br
Gates, Nadella tout cross-border innovation corridor at B.C. conference
The Seattle Times / Posted 7 days ago
have been fits and starts” in linking the two economies over the years, said Brian Bonlender, director of the Washington State Department of Commerce. Still, to him, “this is the most substantive effort, with the most potential,”... Read more
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Post Magazine
Emmys honor primetime programmingprogramming and individual achievement for the 2015-2016 television season. The
Emmys honor primetime programming
Post Magazine / Posted 7 days ago
programming and individual achievement for the 2015-2016 television season. The 68th Emmy Awards telecast took place at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel and produced by Don Mischer Productions, the live telecast on ABC... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Microsoft sets $US40b stock buybackMicrosoft Corp says its board has approved a dividend increase and a new $US40
Microsoft sets $US40b stock buyback
Sky News Australia / Posted 7 days ago
Microsoft Corp says its board has approved a dividend increase and a new $US40 billion ($A53 billion) stock buyback plan. The Redmond, Washington, company said on Tuesday it will pay a quarterly dividend of 39 cents on December 8 to shareholders.... Read more
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News.com.au
Microsoft sets $US40 billion stock buybackMicrosoft Corp says its board has approved a dividend increase and a new $US40
Microsoft sets $US40 billion stock buyback
News.com.au / Posted 7 days ago
Microsoft Corp says its board has approved a dividend increase and a new $US40 billion ($A53 billion) stock buyback plan. The Redmond, Washington, company said on Tuesday it will pay a quarterly dividend of 39 cents on December 8 to shareholders.... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Presidential debates update: Trump cries foul; debate topics...while watching the presidential debates. (hofstra.edu/Debate). Vice presidenti
Presidential debates update: Trump cries foul; debate topics...
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 7 days ago
while watching the presidential debates. (hofstra.edu/Debate). Vice presidential debate - Longwood University 2nd - Washington University in St. Louis 3rd - University of Nevada, Las Vegas Facebook and Google will be providing data to the... Read more
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CNBC
Microsoft sets $40 billion stock buyback, raises dividendThe Redmond, Washington, company said Tuesday it will pay a quarterly dividend
Microsoft sets $40 billion stock buyback, raises dividend
CNBC / Posted 7 days ago
The Redmond, Washington, company said Tuesday it will pay a quarterly dividend of 39 cents on Dec. 8 to shareholders of record Nov. 17. That's up 3 cents, or 8 percent, from its previous payout. The technology giant also said it's on track to... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Presidential debates update: Trump cries foul; debate topics...while watching the presidential debates. (hofstra.edu/Debate). Vice presidenti
Presidential debates update: Trump cries foul; debate topics...
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 7 days ago
while watching the presidential debates. (hofstra.edu/Debate). Vice presidential debate - Longwood University 2nd - Washington University in St. Louis 3rd - University of Nevada, Las Vegas Facebook and Google will be providing data to the... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Microsoft sets $40 billion stock buyback, raises dividendREDMOND, Wash. (AP) - Microsoft Corp. says its board has approved a dividend in
Microsoft sets $40 billion stock buyback, raises dividend
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 7 days ago
REDMOND, Wash. (AP) - Microsoft Corp. says its board has approved a dividend increase and a new $40 billion stock buyback plan. The Redmond, Washington, company said Tuesday it will pay a quarterly dividend of 39 cents on Dec. 8 to shareholders of... Read more
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