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Econocom and Microsoft partner to distribute HoloLens on European market​
Thursday, 23 Nov 2017 

Nov 23 (Reuters) - ECONOCOM GROUP SE ::‍ECONOCOM AND MICROSOFT ARE ANNOUNCING A PARTNERSHIP TO DISTRIBUTE HOLOLENS ON EUROPEAN MARKET​.  Full Article

Cornerstone OnDemand announces $300 mln strategic investment led by Silver Lake
Thursday, 9 Nov 2017 

Nov 8 (Reuters) - Cornerstone Ondemand Inc :Cornerstone OnDemand announces $300 million strategic investment led by Silver Lake to accelerate next phase of growth.Cornerstone OnDemand - ‍silver Lake & Linkedin will make a $300 million strategic investment in cornerstone​.Cornerstone OnDemand - ‍intends to use proceeds of new investment to repay existing convertible debt and repurchasing common shares​.  Full Article

Ola partners with Microsoft to build new connected vehicle platform ​
Tuesday, 7 Nov 2017 

Nov 7 (Reuters) - Ola ::Ola partners with Microsoft to build new connected vehicle platform for car manufacturers ​.  Full Article

Vattenfall signs wind power supply deal with Microsoft
Thursday, 2 Nov 2017 

Nov 2 (Reuters) - Vattenfall AB [RIC:RIC:VATN.UL]:Vattenfall announces major wind power supply deal with Microsoft.Says ‍has signed a ten-year agreement to power Microsoft's international data center operations in Netherlands with wind power.Says according to the agreement, Microsoft will receive one hundred percent of the energy output from Vattenfall’s new onshore wind farm that will be constructed at Wieringermeer polder​.  Full Article

Microsoft and Attunity announce strategic partnership
Wednesday, 1 Nov 2017 

Nov 1 (Reuters) - Attunity Ltd ::Microsoft and Attunity announce strategic partnership.With strategic partnership, co is working with Microsoft to offer new product, Attunity Replicate for Microsoft Migrations.  Full Article

Microsoft Corp to become Chevron's primary cloud provider​
Monday, 30 Oct 2017 

Oct 30 (Reuters) - Chevron Corp :Announced a seven-year partnership with Microsoft Corp establishing company as Chevron's primary cloud provider​.  Full Article

Microsoft sees Q2 intelligent cloud revenue of $7.35 bln-$7.55 bln
Friday, 27 Oct 2017 

Oct 26 (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp ::Sees Q2 intelligent cloud revenue $7.35 billion to $7.55 billion.Sees Q2 productivity and business processes revenue of $8.75 billion to $8.95 billion.Sees Q2 more personal computing revenue $11.7 billion to $12.1 billion.Sees Q2 operating expenses of $9.1 billion to $9.2 billion.Sees FY 18 foreign currency impact to increase to total revenue growth of about 1 point​.Q2 operating expense guidance includes $1.1 billion of LinkedIn expenses.  Full Article

Microsoft says Costco recently chose Azure as its hybrid cloud platform - Conf Call
Friday, 27 Oct 2017 

Oct 26 (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp : :Microsoft CEO says now have 120 million monthly active users of Office 365 Commercial, have more than 530 million LinkedIn members - Conf Call.Microsoft CEO says Costco recently chose Azure as its hybrid cloud platform - Conf Call.Microsoft says assuming current rates remain stable, expect FX to increase revenue growth by 1 point for Q2 - Conf Call.Microsoft says "We will increase our capital investment to meet growing demand and capacity needs"- Conf Call.Microsoft says expect approximately $1.2 billion of LinkedIn revenue in Q2 - Conf Call.Microsoft says updating full year tax rate to 22%, plus or minus 2 points - Conf Call.  Full Article

Microsoft reports 2018 Q1 ‍revenue of $24.5 billion​
Friday, 27 Oct 2017 

Oct 26 (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp :Microsoft - qtrly ‍revenue was $24.5 billion and increased 12%​.Qtrly ‍revenue in productivity and business processes was $8.2 billion and increased 28% (up 28% in constant currency)​.Microsoft - qtrly ‍diluted earnings per share was $0.84 and increased 17%​.Qtrly ‍office commercial products and cloud services revenue increased 10% (up 10% in constant currency)​.Qtrly ‍office consumer products and cloud services revenue increased 12% (up 10% in constant currency)​.Qtrly ‍office 365 consumer subscribers increased to 28.0 million​.Says ‍Linkedin contributed revenue of $1.1 billion during quarter​.Qtrly ‍revenue in intelligent cloud was $6.9 billion and increased 14% (up 13% in constant currency)​.Qtrly ‍server products and cloud services revenue increased 17% (up 17% in constant currency)​.Qtrly ‍enterprise services revenue increased 1% (0% in constant currency)​.Qtrly ‍revenue in more personal computing was $9.4 billion and relatively unchanged (down 1% in constant currency)​.Qtrly ‍windows oem revenue increased 4% (up 4% in constant currency)​.Qtrly ‍windows commercial products and cloud services revenue increased 7% (up 6% in constant currency)​.Qtrly ‍search advertising revenue excluding traffic acquisition costs increased 15% (up 15% in constant currency)​.Q1 earnings per share view $0.72, revenue view $23.56 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Microsoft says formed cloud technology alliance with Parexel
Tuesday, 24 Oct 2017 

Oct 24 (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp -:Microsoft and Parexel form cloud technology alliance aimed at accelerating the pace of drug development.Microsoft - partnership will be initially focused on moving Parexel informatics technology and services onto Microsoft Azure​.  Full Article

BRIEF-Econocom and Microsoft partner to distribute HoloLens on European market​

* ‍ECONOCOM AND MICROSOFT ARE ANNOUNCING A PARTNERSHIP TO DISTRIBUTE HOLOLENS ON EUROPEAN MARKET​ Source text: http://bit.ly/2hM6JwO Further company coverage: (Gdynia Newsroom)