Tag: Microsoft Corp.

Biden Administration Blames Hackers Tied to China for Microsoft Cyberattack Spree

WASHINGTON—The Biden administration Monday publicly blamed hackers affiliated with China’s main intelligence service for a far-reaching cyberattack on Microsoft Corp. email software this year, part...

Windows 11: What to expect

Satya Nadella, chief executive officer of Microsoft Corp., speaks during the Windows 10 Devices event in New York on Oct. 6, 2015. Microsoft Corp. introduced...

Opinion: 5 smart ways to shift your investments as the Fed gets ready for a big move

Fed policymakers surprised a lot of investors on Wednesday by signaling that tapering and interest-rate hikes are finally on the way. Investors sat up and...

Tesla and Big Tech are about to rev up the busiest week of earnings season

The busiest week of earnings season is about to kick off, with Tesla and Big Tech companies expected to dominate the headlines. The six largest...

Opinion: Tech’s COVID-19 boom won’t last forever, but it’s not going to end just yet

This article is part of a series tracking the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on major businesses. For other articles and earlier versions, go here....

PwC lets U.K.-based staff choose start times — and clock off early in the summer

PwC has told its U.K. based staff they can spend around half their working hours at home after the COVID-19 pandemic ends — and clock...

Microsoft hits $40 billion in quarterly sales for first time, reports record earnings

Microsoft Corp. blew away earnings expectations Tuesday as it surpassed $40 billion in sales and $15 billion in profit in a quarter for the first...

Microsoft earnings: The SolarWinds hack may be a good thing for Azure

Microsoft Corp. got caught up into a massive cybersecurity attack late last year, but the unprecedented intrusion may actually end up being a positive for...

Microsoft was breached in SolarWinds cyberattack, in what one exec calls ‘a moment of reckoning’

Microsoft Corp. was breached as part of the massive hack that used a backdoor in SolarWinds software, as part of what the tech giant’s president...

Bill Gates’s favorite reads of 2020: wide-ranging books on science, history and social justice

Bill Gates is out with his annual list of best reads, and as usual it’s an eclectic bunch. That fits with the theme of one...

As Apple releases its new line of Macs, the biggest beneficiary may be Microsoft

Apple is set to launch its next generation of MacBooks this week. For the first time since the surprise 2005 announcement by Steve Jobs that...

Weekend reads: Ray Dalio on what business and political leaders must do to keep the U.S. from splintering

Ray Dalio is a billionaire fund manager. He’s an ardent capitalist but sees an imbalance that threatens the U.S., which he calls a “75-year empire”...

The stock market’s rebound is nowhere near over, and midcap exposure is probably what you need

The 2020 stock-market recovery is not all it’s cracked up to be. Even though the S&P 500 Index has hit record highs, most stocks in...

Bill Gates, Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and the rest of the ‘Oligarchic Dozen’ just reached a ‘disturbing milestone’

“The rich get richer” doesn’t even begin to tell the story these days. According to the Institute for Policy Studies, the wealth of the top...

Microsoft’s Nadella is making a smart bet with TikTok — there’s more to gain than some realize

This summer has been eventful for ByteDance, the owner of the rapidly growing social network TikTok. First, the Indian government banned the application from distribution...

Stock market investors are oblivious to the potential calamity of negative interest rates

The stock market’s party is getting louder on news that the U.S. and China are talking about trade. And more Champagne is being poured even...

For cloud giants, usage soars but tech investment delays hobble revenue growth

As lockdown orders force billions of people to work, learn and play from home during the novel coronavirus outbreak, usage has surged for the cloud...

Microsoft’s push to the cloud may save it from a coronavirus crash

This article is part of a series tracking the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on major businesses, and will be updated. It was originally published...

This ‘long-short’ investor cashes in as airline, hotel and casino stocks crumble

This year has been tough for many stock market investors as benchmark indexes dropped close to 40% from peak to trough. As a former hedge-fund...

Three stocks to buy during the coronavirus crash — besides the usual suspects

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken the U.S. economy from near-record-low unemployment to mass layoffs and firings. It’s too soon to predict a rebound, but there...

‘Naked’ investors — not coronavirus numbers — will determine how much stocks rally

In stock market investing, often the hardest thing to do is to go against the crowd. The prevailing wisdom among stock investors now is to...