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Remote work helps Microsoft soften pandemic blow, profits up

Microsoft has reported a rise in profits, exceeding Wall Street expectations. The tech giant's cloud computing services have flourished in a global economy reeling from the coronavirus pandemic.

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There’s a new whisper on Wall Street maybe Elizabeth Warren isn’t so bad. Bloomberg's Lananh Nguyen has more on "Balance of Power."
13 Aug 2019
In today’s bond market, it seems as if no price is too high. And no yield, as a result, is too low. Roughly $15 trillion of debt globally have sub-zero yields, yet investor demand shows no sign of abating. Bloomberg's Lisa Abramowicz sat down with Columbia Threadneedle’s Ed Al-Hussainy, BMO’s Scott Kimball and Kevin Giddis of Raymond James to discuss the 'Yield-Suck Vortex' that's taking over the global bond market.
23 Aug 2019
A number of contractors hired by Microsoft have come forward to reveal serious privacy issues involving the company’s gaming console. .According to statements obtained by Vice, the contractors were hired to review Xbox audio recordings, including unintentionally recorded conversations.
21 Sep 2019
Ralph Haupter, president of Asia and corporate vice president at Microsoft, discusses how AI will disrupt the tech space, the role it plays in Asia’s growth, reskilling workers, how the trade war is impacting spending by companies and his outlook for the industry. He speaks exclusively on “Bloomberg Markets: Asia” from the sidelines of the Milken Institute Asia Summit in Singapore.
12 Oct 2019
Microsoft Corp., long mocked as a consumer-tech dinosaur, ushered in a new type of mobile computer on Wednesday. At an event in New York City, the company took the wraps off a foldable, dual-screen handheld device called the Surface Duo.
8 Oct 2019
Microsoft says Iran is trying to hack U.S. elections. John Hultquist, Fireeye director of intelligence analysis and Bloomberg's Alyza Sebenius discuss on "Bloomberg Technology."
20 Oct 2019
Bloomberg's Sonali Basak reports on the stories that matter to Wall Street with Alix Steel on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas."
14 Feb 2020
Women and men marched together in Iraq in protest of powerful Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, who had decried gender mixing at anti-government sit-ins. He also used the US city of Chicago as an example of immorality.
30 Apr 2020
Microsoft has reported a rise in profits, exceeding Wall Street expectations. The tech giant's cloud computing services have flourished in a global economy reeling from the coronavirus pandemic.
9 Aug 2020
Microsoft's potential acquisition of Chinese short-video app TikTok might turn the US company into an important player in the social media sector. How much of a threat could it be to the likes of Facebook and Google?
20 Aug 2020
AirBnB is set to become one of the marquee floatings of stock this year, after the home-sharing company decided to go public. The move comes as demand for home rentals have dropped due to the coronavirus pandemic.