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microsoft corp (MSFT) Details

Microsoft Corporation develops, licenses, markets, and supports software, services, and devices worldwide. The company’s Devices and Consumer (D&C) Licensing segment licenses Windows operating system and related software; Microsoft Office for consumers; and Windows Phone operating system. Its Computing and Gaming Hardware segment provides Xbox gaming and entertainment consoles and accessories, second-party and third-party video games, and Xbox Live subscriptions; surface devices and accessories; and Microsoft PC accessories. The company’s Phone Hardware segment offers Lumia Smartphones and other non-Lumia phones. Its D&C Other segment provides Windows Store, Xbox Live transactions, and Windows Phone Store; search advertising; display advertising; Office 365 Home and Office 365 Personal; first-party video games; and other consumer products and services, as well as operates retail stores. The company’s Commercial Licensing segments licenses server products, including Windows Server, Microsoft SQL Server, Visual Studio, System Center, and related Client Access Licenses (CALs); Windows Embedded; Windows operating system; Microsoft Office for business, including Office, Exchange, SharePoint, Lync, and related CALs; Microsoft Dynamics business solutions; and Skype. Its Commercial Other segment offers enterprise services, including premier support services and Microsoft consulting services; commercial cloud comprising Office 365 Commercial, other Microsoft Office online offerings, Dynamics CRM Online, and Microsoft Azure; and other commercial products and online services. The company markets and distributes its products through original equipment manufacturers, distributors, and resellers, as well as online. Microsoft Corporation was founded in 1975 and is based in Redmond, Washington.

128,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 07/31/14
Founded in 1975

microsoft corp (MSFT) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Total Annual Compensation: $4.5M
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $2.2M
Chief Operating Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $3.6M
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and...
Total Annual Compensation: $2.6M
Executive Vice President of Technology and Re...
Total Annual Compensation: $2.6M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

microsoft corp (MSFT) Key Developments

Sprint Teams with Microsoft to Bring Lumia 635 with Windows Phone 8.1 to Boost Mobile, Virgin Mobile USA and Sprint

Sprint and Microsoft will showcase a renewed partnership with the announcement of Lumia 635 arriving across multiple Sprint brands beginning with Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile on Dec. 23, 2014. It will be available on Jan. 16 to Sprint postpaid customers. This is the first Windows Phone 8.1 smartphone to launch on Sprint’s network and the first Lumia Windows Phone available to Sprint’s prepaid customers. Lumia 635 will be available on Dec. 23, 2014 in cyan from Boost Mobile and in white from Virgin Mobile USA for $99.99 (excludes taxes). Lumia 635 is a powerful device for the smart shopper looking for something new. Cortana, personal digital assistant, helps manage daily tasks and can set reminders based on time, location and people. The nimble Windows Phone 8.1 operating system combined with a Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 1.2GHz quad-core processor and enhanced LTE access (where available) make for fast browsing and multitasking capabilities on the Sprint 4G LTE network, currently serving 540 cities. The Windows Phone home screen provides a smooth overview of the life, keeping all emails, upcoming appointments, websites and contacts front and center. Windows Phone 8.1 offers a revamped notification system, people can set up custom shortcuts within the Action Center for everything from Bluetooth to music to the camera, and certain alerts can easily be previewed without opening the app in question. Familiar Microsoft services are also available, including Office, Skype and OneDrive.

Microsoft Corporation Announces Next Version of Windows Server

Microsoft Corporation announced that next version of Windows Server will have enhancements to help organizations cobble together high-availability storage set-ups minus the hefty price tag. The company is adding new features to an upcoming version of Windows Server that are aimed at helping customers provide enterprise data storage services with commodity hardware. Members of the company’s high availability and storage group Claus Joergensen, a principal program manager, and Ned Pyle, a senior program manager appeared on the company's online video series, The Edge, to preview some of the storage technologies being baked into the next major release of the server operating system. The new features, said Joergensen, are part of the company’s continued pursuit of a software-defined approach to storage for the Windows Server ecosystem. Following up the company’s work on Windows Server 2012, particularly the SMB3 protocol and Storage Spaces. For customers, it opens the door to enterprise-grade data storage capabilities and management at a lower price tag.

Microsoft to Start Sale of Lumia 535 Smartphone in Germany on December 16, 2014

Microsoft has announced that sales of the Lumia 535 smartphone will start in Germany on December 16, 2014. The device, equipped with the latest Windows Phone 8.1 OS version, will be available in green, orange, white, cyan and black for EUR 119. It features a 5 megapixel main camera, a 5-inch IPS screen and 1 GB of main memory. It comes with Office Suite already installed with Word, Excel and PowerPoint and the OneDrive, offering free 15 GB of online storage.


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