Microsoft Cloud Growth, Surface Revenue Beat Expectations as Xbox Sales Disappoint

Microsoft on Thursday posted quarterly earnings that trounced expectations, citing growth in partnerships with companies on technology and cloud computing services. The US technology titan, shifting in recent years to business services from consumer tech, reported its net income rose 49 percent to $13.2 billion on revenue that was up 12 percent to $33.7 billion.
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Moving petabytes of data to a cloud like Amazon Web Services or Microsoft Azure just by sending it out over the internet can take years. Some companies would rather not wait that long. So the cloud providers have come up with special-purpose hardware that can be filled up with data and then mailed to the
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Googles Stadia controllers would not work with Bluetooth headsets at launch, and the users will have to plug in a set of wired headphones into the controller’s 3.5mm jack. There will however be a workaround for the players using a Pixel phone or Chrome to play Stadia games, they will be able to pair their
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Jeff Bezos, president and chief executive officer of Amazon.com Inc., right, speaks as U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and Satya Nadella, chief executive officer of Microsoft Corp., listen during the American Technology Council roundtable hosted at the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Monday, June 19, 2017. Zach Gibson | Bloomberg | Getty Images
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Nintendo has released a new revision of the original Nintendo Switch portable console with much better battery life. The new device is otherwise identical to the original Switch in terms of appearance and functionality, and will be sold at the same price of $299.99 (approximately Rs. 20,520). While the original Switch claimed to offer between
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Google’s headquarters in Mountain View, California. David Paul Morris | Getty Images News | Getty Images Google has pledged to spend millions of dollars to create a new digital news outlet in Youngstown, Ohio, as part of a broader project with McClatchy to fill some of the void left by the closure of local newspapers.
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[pl_row] [pl_col col=12] [pl_text] Facebook’s crypto chief David Marcus faced skepticism Wednesday from lawmakers at a House Financial Services Committee hearing on the company’s plans for the digital currency Libra. Rep. Brad Sherman, D-Calif., compared the potential consequences of Libra to the terrorist attacks on 9/11. “We’re told by some that innovation is always good,”
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The front desk of the Amazon office is pictured in New York, May 1, 2019. Carlo Allegri | Reuters If you were browsing Amazon in search of deals for Prime Day, you undoubtedly came across a lot of ads. That’s because Amazon has a trove of information about buying habits that makes it a valuable
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Netflix releases Stranger Things Season 3 trailer. Source: Netflix Netflix appears ready to deliver strong quarterly results when it reports earnings Wednesday afternoon, but deeper issues loom on the horizon as the company grapples with losing some of its most popular shows and movies to traditional media companies that are getting into the streaming game.
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