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About 25m workers are set to get free online training in digital skills from Microsoft, as the computer giant bids

June 30, 2020

A US judge has temporarily blocked Microsoft’s $10bn (£7.66bn) Pentagon cloud computing contract, in response to a lawsuit filed by

February 13, 2020
This photograph taken on September 28, 2017, shows a smartphone being operated in front of GAFA logos (acronym for Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon web giants) as background in Hédé-Bazouges, western France. / AFP PHOTO / Damien MEYER (Photo credit should read DAMIEN MEYER/AFP/Getty Images)

At the World Economic Forum in Davos last week, “tech for good” was one of the key themes on the

January 28, 2020
Microsoft pledges to go 'carbon negative' by 2030

Microsoft will go “carbon negative” by 2030, senior executives announced today, as the tech giant looks to take responsibility for

January 16, 2020

Microsoft has unveiled changes to its commercial cloud contracts after EU regulators warned the company may be breaching data privacy

November 18, 2019
Tech giant Amazon today announced a $2bn (£1.6bn) venture capital fund to help the firm reach its commitment to be carbon neutral by 2040.

Amazon will appeal the US department of defense’s decision to award Microsoft a major cloud contract. Amazon, which already provides

November 15, 2019

Microsoft has won a cloud-computing contract from the Pentagon worth $10bn (£8bn). The contract is for the Joint Enterprise Defence

October 26, 2019
Artificial intelligence

At a time of technological innovation and low unemployment, why is UK productivity close to 16 per cent behind other

August 2, 2019

By Keith Bowman from interactive investor. Technology behemoth Microsoft is now far more than Windows and Word, evidenced by latest results. Fourth-quarter results

July 19, 2019

Microsoft opened its flagship store on Oxford Circus today, marking the US tech giant’s first major retail location in Europe.

July 11, 2019

Microsoft and Oracle will connect their cloud services in an effort to woo big businesses and take on market leader

June 5, 2019

Shares in Google parent Alphabet took a beating this afternoon after reports that the company is about to be hit

June 3, 2019

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