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Microsoft Announced Redmond Campus Modernization Team

Microsoft Announced Redmond Campus Modernization Team of the consortium of architects and general contractors it has selected to work together to design and build almost 3 million square feet of new workspace on 72 acres of its campus. This is part of a multiyear campus modernization project announced in 2017, which will create new office space, public amenities and infrastructure.

MicrosoftMicrosoft Announced Redmond Campus Modernization Team

The team includes architecture firms LMN, NBBJ, WRNS Studio and ZGF Architects; general contractors Skanska, Balfour Beatty, GLY and Sellen; and lead landscape architect Berger Partnership with OLIN. Project management for the redevelopment was awarded to CBRE, JLL and OAC Services Inc.Construction of the new buildings is expected to commence later this year and be completed in 2022.

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Women Entrepreneurs $4 Million Global Competition

Women Entrepreneurs $4 Million Global Competition

Women Entrepreneurs $4 Million Global Competition is initiated by M12, Microsoft Corp.’s venture fund, in collaboration with the EQT Ventures fund and SVB Financial Group, on Thursday, July 26, 2018 announced the Female Founders Competition, seeking to accelerate funding for top women-led startups focused on enterprise technology solutions. Two winners will share $4 million in venture funding,… Continue Reading

National FFA and Microsoft Collab For Students

National FFA and Microsoft Collab For Students

National FFA and Microsoft Collab For Students on Thursday, July 26, 2018. This is to bring innovative technology, science, research and entrepreneurship to the classrooms of more than 65,000 FFA student members nationwide through an initiative known as Blue 365. National FFA and Microsoft Collab For Students National FFA members are the future of the… Continue Reading

NBC Olympics selects Microsoft Azure to provide live and on-demand streaming

Microsoft Azure Providing Hosting and Encoding for Olympics Production Microsoft Azure has been selected by NBC Olympics, a division of the NBC Sports Group, to provide cloud encoding and hosting with video workflows for NBC Olympics’ production of the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, which take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Aug. 5–21. Microsoft Azure… Continue Reading

Visuality Systems and Microsoft Expand Server Message Block Partnership

Microsoft and Visuality Systems Expand Partnership to Serve Enterprise Market Microsoft Technology Licensing LLC and Visuality Systems Ltd. have announced the expansion of their Server Message Block (SMB) collaboration from the embedded world to the enterprise market. This broad partnership will mean enhanced business solutions to more products worldwide. Continue Reading

Microsoft Announces April 21st as Quarterly Earnings Release Date

Microsoft Corp. will publish fiscal year 2016 third-quarter financial results after the close of the market on Thursday, April 21, 2016, on the Microsoft Investor Relations website athttps://www.microsoft.com/en-us/Investor/. A live webcast of the earnings conference call will be made available at 2:30 p.m. PDT. Redmond-based Microsoft is striving to be the leading platform and productivity… Continue Reading

UW Bothell Students to Reveal Award-Winning Internet of Things Projects to Microsoft and the Community

Two University of Washington Bothell teams won grants to develop Internet of Things (IoT) applications that could have local and global impact. The teams will present their projects to Microsoft and the community on Thursday April 14, from 4-6 p.m in Discovery Hall Room 464.  The two interdisciplinary student teams received up to $25,000 each… Continue Reading

Microsoft and R3 Partnership to Accelerate Adoption of Distributed Ledger Technologies by Global Banks

Microsoft Corp. and the R3 Consortium today announced a strategic partnership that will accelerate the use of distributed ledger technologies, also known as blockchain, among R3 member banks and global financial markets. Distributed ledger technologies enable enterprises and business network participants to complete financial transactions with greater speed, security, cost-efficiency and transparency relative to solutions… Continue Reading

Microsoft and Rakuten Sign Patent Licensing Partnership Agreement

Microsoft Technology Licensing LLC and Rakuten Inc. recently signed a worldwide patent cross-licensing agreement covering each company’s respective consumer electronics products, including Linux and Android-based devices. “Our agreement with Rakuten reinforces the opportunities that cross-licensing can bring to companies across the technology spectrum,” said Nick Psyhogeos, president of Microsoft Technology Licensing. “We’re pleased to have… Continue Reading

Microsoft Announces Quarterly Dividend

Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday announced that its board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.36 per share. The dividend is payable June 9, 2016, to shareholders of record on May 19, 2016. The ex-dividend date will be May 17, 2016. Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT” @microsoft) is a platform and productivity company for the mobile-first, cloud-first world… Continue Reading