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Wonder Woman 1984 and Xbox to Surprise Children’s Hospitals Across the Country

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The FINANCIAL -- This holiday season, the action-adventure film “Wonder Woman 1984” is teaming up with Xbox and Gamers Outreach to create 10 unique Gamers Outreach (GO) Karts, featuring the new Xbox Series S along with two custom Xbox Wireless Controllers inspired by the movie. According to Microsoft, each of these GO Karts will be placed in children’s hospitals across the country starting on December 23, just in time to experience the magic of the holidays.…

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Wonder Woman 1984 and Xbox to Surprise Children’s Hospitals Across the Country

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The FINANCIAL -- This holiday season, the action-adventure film “Wonder Woman 1984” is teaming up with Xbox and Gamers Outreach to create 10 unique Gamers Outreach (GO) Karts, featuring the new Xbox Series S along with two custom Xbox Wireless Controllers inspired by the movie. According to Microsoft, each of these GO Karts will be placed…

Microsoft Flight Simulator Virtual Reality Update Available Now

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The FINANCIAL -- Microsoft Flight Simulator was built from the ground up to achieve three key goals: realism, accuracy, and authenticity of flight. Today, company is excited to share that Virtual Reality for Microsoft Flight Simulator which is now available on your favorite VR headset for PC, offering simmers the deepest and most immersive virtual flight…

LG OLED TV and Xbox series X unleash next-gen console gaming experience

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The FINANCIAL — LG Electronics (LG) and Xbox have entered into an exclusive marketing partnership to highlight the phenomenal gaming experience of the widely-anticipated Xbox Series X console and LG OLED TV in key markets across Europe, Africa, Middle East and Asia-Pacific. 1 LG OLED TV becomes the official TV partner of Microsoft’s new console in these…

Microsoft appoints Christopher Young as executive vice president of business development

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The FINANCIAL — Microsoft Corp. on Wednesday named Christopher Young as executive vice president of business development. Young will report directly to Microsoft Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella. A respected voice in technology and cybersecurity, Young most recently served as chief executive officer of McAfee, one of the largest cybersecurity companies in the world. In…

Microsoft and ODI announce an Education Open Data Challenge

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The FINANCIAL — Microsoft and the Open Data Institute (ODI) on Tuesday announced the launch of an Education Open Data Challenge to shine light on the relationship between broadband access and K-12 (ages 5 to 18 years old) education outcomes. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Education Open Data Challenge will help educators…

New report names Oracle as overall leader versus Amazon and Microsoft in enterprise cloud databases

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The FINANCIAL — A report published by KuppingerCole Analysts AG, Leadership Compass: Enterprise Databases in the Cloud, ranks Oracle Autonomous Database as the overall leader versus Amazon and Microsoft with leadership positions in cloud database products and technology, and cloud database innovation. In ranking Oracle as the overall leader, analysts at KuppingerCole rate Oracle’s cloud database…

UPS announced changes to Board Of Directors

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The FINANCIAL — UPS  announced the election of Kate Johnson, President, Microsoft US, and Russell Stokes, President & CEO of GE Aviation Services and Chairman of GE Power Portfolio, to the UPS Board of Directors, effective immediately.  In addition, UPS announced that John Stankey is leaving the board to focus on his responsibilities as CEO AT&T Inc.,…

Cooler Screens partners with Microsoft to deliver immersive digital experiences in retail

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The FINANCIAL — Cooler Screens and Microsoft Corp. announced a multi-year collaboration focused on bringing an immersive digital experience to brick-and-mortar retail environments. Through the collaboration, Cooler Screens will work with Microsoft to scale the delivery of its immersive digital media and merchandising platform hosted on Microsoft Azure to retailers and product brands. The companies will also…

Swiss Re joins The Trinity Challenge

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The FINANCIAL — Swiss Re is joining The Trinity Challenge, a global coalition that aims to better predict and prevent outbreaks, epidemics and pandemics by harnessing the power of data and analytics. Swiss Re has integrated COVID-19 related health, economic and social data in one unique platform: the Risk Resilience Center. As a contribution in…

Xbox, cloud boost Microsoft’s Q1 revenue

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The FINANCIAL — Microsoft Corp. announced the following results for the quarter ended September 30, 2020, as compared to the corresponding period of last fiscal year: Revenue was $37.2 billion and increased 12% Operating income was $15.9 billion and increased 25% Net income was $13.9 billion and increased 30% Diluted earnings per share was $1.82…

C3.ai, Microsoft and Adobe combine forces to re-invent CRM with AI

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The FINANCIAL — C3.ai, Microsoft Corp. and Adobe Inc. today announced the launch of C3 AI® CRM powered by Microsoft Dynamics 365. The first enterprise-class, AI-first customer relationship management solution is purpose-built for industries, integrates with Adobe Experience Cloud, and drives customer-facing operations with predictive business insights. The partners have agreed to: Integrate Microsoft Dynamics 365,…

Microsoft will support Texas to expand education and skilling opportunities

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The FINANCIAL — Microsoft Corp., in collaboration with the state of Texas, announced new programs and events to address the need for digital and technical skills in the workforce. The digital alliance is intended to create new economic opportunity, close equity and digital skills gaps, and prepare a workforce for the 21st century. “The expansion…

Alaska Airlines and Microsoft collaborate to cut carbon emissions

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The FINANCIAL — Microsoft Corp. employees who fly between their global headquarters in Redmond, Washington, and California on Alaska Airlines will fly more sustainably thanks to the use of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to cover their business travel. The SAF, supplied by SkyNRG and produced from waste oil, is an important option for the aviation…

Honeywell partners with Microsoft to reshape the industrial workplace

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The FINANCIAL — Honeywell (NYSE: HON) and Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) announced today that Honeywell will bring to market its domain-specific applications built on the Microsoft cloud platform to drive new levels of productivity for industrial clients. With the integration of the AI-driven autonomous controls of the Honeywell Forge enterprise performance management software with Microsoft Dynamics…

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