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    1. March 26, 2015

      Microsoft demands that suppliers give paid leave to US workers

      Microsoft has waded into a controversy over the technology sector’s contribution to growing income inequality, saying it is...

    2. January 20, 2015

      Microsoft calls for data sharing agreement between US and EU

      Microsoft’s top lawyer has called for an accord between the EU and the US to make it easier for law enforcement authorities...

    1. July 31, 2014

      Microsoft setback in cloud era test case

      Microsoft on Thursday suffered a setback in a case testing the cross-border reach of law enforcement in the cloud computing...

    2. April 10, 2014

      Microsoft cloud system wins EU privacy regulators’ approval

      Microsoft’s privacy changes to its online enterprise cloud storage system won EU regulators’ approval for meeting the bloc’s...

    3. February 21, 2014

      Groupon tumbles on extra marketing costs

      Shares in Groupon tumbled at the fastest pace in a year after the company said it expected a loss in its first quarter as it...

    4. FT Alphaville

      January 22, 2014

      The Closer

      FURTHER FURTHER READING - A crazy explanation for what’s happening in labour markets. - Michael Pettis vs Eswar Prasad on...

    5. January 22, 2014

      Microsoft to shield foreign users’ data

      Microsoft will allow foreign customers to have their personal data stored on servers outside the US, breaking ranks with...

    6. FT Tech Hub

      September 3, 2013

      Microsoft's investor call on Nokia buy

      This is the transcript of the Live Blog session ending at 18:56 on 3 Sep 2013.Microsoft’s €5.4bn acquisition of Nokia’s...

    7. December 13, 2012

      Yahoo undergoes fresh board reshuffle

      Yahoo has undergone another board shake-up, with the immediate departure of two members, and the addition of Max Levchin,...

    8. October 7, 2011

      EU clears Microsoft’s $8.5bn deal with Skype

      The European Union on Friday cleared Microsoft’s planned acquisition of Skype, removing the most significant hurdle still...

    9. FT Tech Hub

      September 28, 2011

      Amazon Fire catches the eye of Microsoft's lawyers

      Could there be a lawsuit over the Fire in Amazon’s future? This was what Brad Smith, Microsoft’s general counsel, had to say...

    10. September 28, 2011

      Samsung in royalty deal with Microsoft

      Microsoft has scored a notable victory in the smartphone patent wars, persuading Samsung to pay it royalties for every...

    11. FT Tech Hub

      August 4, 2011

      Patent wars turn to name-calling

      The mud-slinging between Microsoft and Google over Wednesday’s outspoken Google blog post about the patent wars has...

    12. May 12, 2011

      Insurers pressure Brazil and Argentina on rules

      Foreign insurers are pressuring Brazil and Argentina to reverse new policies restricting companies from reinsuring risks...

    13. FT Alphaville

      March 31, 2011

      Microsoft files EU antitrust suit against Google

      Microsoft has filed a formal complaint with European antitrust regulators about Google’s online search dominance in the...

    14. March 31, 2011

      Microsoft turns to Brussels in Google complaint

      Microsoft has formally turned to regulators in Brussels for help in its flagging attempts to counter Google’s dominant...

    15. November 30, 2010

      Google probe opens up complex issues

      When regulators in Brussels and Washington last looked into whether the algorithms embedded in a search system gave unfair...

    16. October 27, 2010

      Income levy plan divides richest residents

      A ballot initiative in Washington state that would impose an income tax on its wealthiest residents is pitting some of the...

    17. FT Tech Hub

      September 14, 2010

      Microsoft suffers a black eye in Russia

      Microsoft’s shareholders have applauded in recent years as it has fought a zealous campaign against software piracy. But it...

    18. November 27, 2009

      Retailers turn to social media to promote 'Black Friday' deals

      US retailers will today unleash a traditional barrage of post-Thanksgiving holiday shopping promotions, with the National...

    19. November 26, 2009

      US retailers turn to social media on ‘Black Friday’

      Mall or nothing: Customers wait in line to pay for their Black Friday purchases at the Best Buy store in Westbury, New York...

    20. October 19, 2009

      RBC looks at C$1bn in share buy-backs

      Royal Bank of Canada has signalled that it could spend more than C$1bn (£590m) of its capital on share buy-backs,...

    21. October 19, 2009

      RBC poised to spend C$1bn on buy-backs

      Royal Bank of Canada has signalled that it could spend more than C$1bn ($965m) of its bulging capital on share buy-backs,...

    22. October 18, 2009

      RBC poised to spend C$1bn on buy-backs

      Royal Bank of Canada has signalled that it could spend more than C$1bn ($965m) of its bulging capital on share buy-backs,...

    23. September 19, 2009

      Microsoft adopts `say on pay’

      Microsoft on Friday became one of most prominent US firms to give shareholders a formal voice in executive compensation,...

    24. September 19, 2009

      Microsoft to give shareholders a say on executive compensation

      Microsoft yesterday became one of the most prominent US companies to give shareholders a formal voice in executive...

    25. July 31, 2009

      Challenge to Google faces scrutiny

      Microsoft's search alliance with Yahoo would face much stiffer scrutiny from regulators than generally expected, antitrust...

    26. July 31, 2009

      Babyfood precedent

      Tech blog (Richard Waters): With advertisers like Martin Sorrell lining up to welcome Wednesday's Microsoft/Yahoo search...

    27. July 30, 2009

      Venture to face regulatory scrutiny

      Microsoft’s landmark search alliance with Yahoo would face much stiffer scrutiny from regulators than generally expected,...

    28. FT Tech Hub

      July 30, 2009

      Does 2 + 3 = Trouble?

      With advertisers like Martin Sorrell lining up to welcome Wednesday’s Microsoft/ Yahoo search pact, it might seem churlish...

    29. July 25, 2009

      Microsoft offers deal to EU on Explorer

      Microsoft has made a sweeping move to put its decade-long fight with Brussels behind it, with a proposal that would prompt...

    30. July 16, 2008

      Google and Microsoft in Capitol Hill face-off

      The war between Google and Microsoft spilled over onto Capitol Hill yesterday as the internet and software giants staked...

    31. July 16, 2008

      Internet rivals take ads battle to Congress

      The war between Google and Microsoft spilled over onto Capitol Hill yesterday as the internet and software giants staked...

    32. July 15, 2008

      Battle for future of Yahoo reaches Congress

      The war between Google and Microsoft spilled over on to Capitol Hill on Tuesday as the internet and software groups staked...

    33. April 10, 2008

      Yahoo unveils Google alliance in Microsoft bargaining counter

      Yahoo yesterday moved to improve its bargaining position with Microsoft as it announced the test of a potential advertising...

    34. April 10, 2008

      Yahoo unveils Google alliance

      Yahoo yesterday moved to improve its bargaining position with Microsoft as it announced the test of a potential advertising...

    35. February 22, 2008

      Microsoft 'openness' draws cool response

      Microsoft made a sweeping attempt to put its long-running regulatory problems behind it yesterday when it unveiled what it...

    36. February 22, 2008

      Microsoft overhaul claim draws lukewarm response from Brussels

      Microsoft made a sweeping attempt to put its long-running regulatory problems behind it yesterday when it unveiled what it...

    37. February 22, 2008

      Microsoft in 'openness' move

      Microsoft made a sweeping attempt to put its long-running regulatory problems behind it yesterday when it unveiled what it...

    38. February 21, 2008

      Brussels wary of fresh Microsoft overhaul

      Microsoft on Thursday made a sweeping attempt to put its long-running regulatory problems behind it as it unveiled what it...

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