March 29, 2017

Visuality Systems and Microsoft Expand Server Message Block Partnership

Visuality Systems logoMicrosoft 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. [Read more…]

Microsoft Announces April 21st as Quarterly Earnings Release Date

Microsoft LogoMicrosoft 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 company for the mobile-first, cloud-first world, and its mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. 

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

Microsoft LogoMicrosoft 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 currently used. [Read more…]

SBA Teams with Tech Heavyweights to Help American Small Businesses Go Digital

SBA LogoAmazon, Box, Facebook, LegalZoom, Microsoft, Salesforce and Zenefits join SBA initiative to deliver digital tools and resources to America’s entrepreneurs

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) was joined today by a group of leading technology companies to announce the formation of the Small Business Technology Coalition, a first-of-its-kind public-private partnership that will provide America’s small businesses a streamlined interface to connect to innovative technology platforms as well as digital education and enterprise training.  [Read more…]

Microsoft and Rakuten Sign Patent Licensing Partnership Agreement

Rakuten logoMicrosoft 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 found a mutually beneficial path of collaboration that will ultimately benefit consumers.” [Read more…]