According to reports, the two tech giants entered into acquisition talks sometime in early spring, but apparently failed to reach a deal.
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Beginning this summer, Microsoft will offer free Windows 10 upgrades to hundreds of millions of PCs. A recent Windows Update contains details about how the Get Windows 10 (GWX) program will work.
After selling its smartphone business to Microsoft, Nokia is planning a return to the market. Google's Android software makes the most sense for the new phones.
Microsoft has purchased cross-platform, mobile business-intelligence vendor Datazen Software, a Toronto-based company, for an undisclosed amount.
In 2010, Google launched its Prediction API. The month before last, Microsoft's Azure Machine Learning service went into general availability. Last week, Amazon announced its own machine learning offering and Microsoft closed its acquisition of Revolution Analytics.
Microsoft is in Germany this week showing off how its software works with industrial applications of the Internet of Things.
The compromised website is redirecting all traffic to a Nuclear Exploit Kit targeting vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash, Oracle Java and Microsoft Silverlight software.
Microsoft plans to integrate Revolution's R programming language implementation and platform for statistical computing and analytics into SQL Server, Azure HDInsight and Azure Machine Learning.
Uber has bought deCarta for an undisclosed amount in an effort to enhance its mapping technology, and possibly move away from using maps from Google and Apple.
Microsoft's OneDrive and OneNote apps are preloaded on the just-announced Samsung Galaxy S6 Android phone. Could this be just the start of more OEM deals for Microsoft?
Microsoft is rolling out the first major update to software and services for its Microsoft fitness Band, along with the first Band developer kit previews for Windows Phone and Android phones.
That was fast. Roughly 24 hours after news emerged that an unknown number of Lenovo PCs were infected with potentially dangerous software, Microsoft released a tool that automatically removes the offending code. [Updated]
Singapore telco clocks 11 percent climb in net profit to S$970 million for the quarter, though EBITDA falls 2.8 percent to S$1.23 billion due to higher handset subsidies from customer acquisition and recontracts.
Cinema management software developer plans to spread its US footprint through a Texas acquisition.
Tableau added 2,600 new customer accounts, producing $101.4 million in license revenue.
Microsoft is using the code base from its Acompli acquisition to deliver new Outlook apps for iOS and Android.
Microsoft wants Windows 10 to boost its mobile play, but that's not the only battle the software giant will have to fight.
Alibaba Group will strengthen its anti-counterfeit measures to protect the intellectual property rights of Microsoft as part of a new memorandum of understanding.
Microsoft is making more organizational changes aimed at getting more software developers to write for its platforms.
A Pacific Crest survey highlights how Microsoft stands to gain over the next three years, CIOs are seeing software price increases and decreases in maintenance and prepackaged apps are on the way.
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