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  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...

  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. 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,...

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

  8. 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...

  9. 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...

  10. 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...

  11. 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...

  12. 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...

  13. 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...

  14. 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...

  15. 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...

  16. 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...

  17. 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...

  18. 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,...

  19. 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,...

  20. 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,...

  21. 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,...

  22. 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...

  23. 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...

  24. July 31, 2009

    Babyfood precedent

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

  25. 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,...

  26. 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...

  27. 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...

  28. 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...

  29. 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...

  30. 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...

  31. 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...

  32. 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...

  33. 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...

  34. 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...

  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 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...

  37. February 4, 2008

    Google weighs in against Microsoft

    Google raised a red flag over Microsoft's unsolicited takeover offer for Yahoo, yesterday arguing it could open the way for...

  38. February 4, 2008

    Google raises internet monopoly alert on Microsoft bid for Yahoo

    Google raised a red flag over Microsoft's unsolicited takeover offer for Yahoo, yesterday arguing it could open the way for...

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