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January 23, 2013
08:32 EDTMSFT, PSO, BKSNOOK Media announces completion of strategic investment by Pearson
Pearson (PSO) made its approximately $89.5M in cash investment in NOOK Media, LLC at a post-money valuation of approximately $1.789B in exchange for preferred membership interests representing a 5% equity stake. Following the closing of the transaction, Barnes & Noble (BKS) now owns approximately 78.2% of the NOOK Media subsidiary and Microsoft (MSFT), which also holds preferred membership interests, owns approximately 16.8%. Subject to certain conditions, Pearson will earn the option to purchase up to an additional five percent ownership in NOOK Media.
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April 21, 2014
10:07 EDTMSFTNokia sees sale of Devices & Services business to Microsoft closing on April 25
Nokia (NOK) announced that it expects the transaction whereby the company will sell substantially all of its Devices & Services business to Microsoft (MSFT) to close on April 25. The transaction is now subject only to certain customary closing conditions. The transaction was originally announced on September 3, 2013.
07:16 EDTMSFTElectronic Arts' Titanfall leads March game software sales, Joystiq reports
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06:48 EDTMSFTMicrosoft faces internal & external conflicts in three segments, DigiTimes says
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April 17, 2014
18:48 EDTMSFTMicrosoft sold 311,000 Xbox One units in March
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12:00 EDTBKSBarnes & Noble falls 11.2%
Barnes & Noble is down 11.2%, or $2.08, to $16.52
10:00 EDTBKSBarnes & Noble falls 8.2%
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08:58 EDTBKSOn The Fly: Pre-market movers
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08:46 EDTBKSBarnes & Noble 3.7M share Block Trade priced at $18.30
Morgan Stanley acted as sole book running manager for the offering.
08:31 EDTBKSBarnes & Noble Chairman Riggio says sold 3.7M shares of stock
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April 16, 2014
07:46 EDTMSFTMicrosoft announces new products, CEO describes vision for 'data culture'
In a blog post from yesterday entitled "A data culture for everyone," Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella laid out his vision for the way his company can help other corporations develop a "data culture" and provided highlights of the company's launch of SQL Server 2014, Analytics Platform System, and Azure Intelligent Systems Service. In the blog, Nadella states, "We believe that with the right tools, insights can come from anyone, anywhere, at any time...We are all experiencing the explosion of data driven by ubiquitous computing. We all crave easier and faster ways to turn that data into fuel for insight, and to realize the potential of ambient intelligence for every individual and every organization. Today marks a big step toward, and we’re going to keep moving quickly." Reference Link
07:30 EDTMSFTVMware, Citrix may be threatened as OpenStack momentum builds, WSJ says
OpenStack supporters say the open-source operating system can bring the ease of use and agility offered by cloud-service vendors, while using a company's own server systems, and if it continues to be adopted OpenStack could pose a threat to companies to offer data center software and services including VMware (VMW), Citrix Systems (CTXS), Amazon.com (AMZN), Microsoft (MSFT) and others, said The Wall Street Journal. Reference Link
07:07 EDTMSFTAmazon, Google, Microsoft cut prices for cloud computing products, WSJ says
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April 15, 2014
15:53 EDTMSFTFord's new My Touch with BlackBerry software slated for year end, WSJ says
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08:07 EDTMSFT21Vianet announces general availability of Microsoft Office 365 in China
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April 14, 2014
10:02 EDTMSFTOn The Fly: Analyst Downgrade Summary
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05:36 EDTMSFTMicrosoft downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank
Deutsche Bank downgraded its rating on Microsoft (MSFT) to Hold from Buy citing valuation and concerns over the closing of the Nokia unit acquisition. The firm has a $42 price target for shares.
April 10, 2014
08:44 EDTMSFTCLSA technology analysts hold an analyst/industry conference call
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08:00 EDTMSFTSony PS4 grants Hirai profit potential as risk decreases, Bloomberg says
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06:23 EDTMSFTIDC says worldwide PC shipments totaled 73.4M units in Q1, down 4.4% y/y
Worldwide PC shipments totaled 73.4 million units in 1Q14, a decline of -4.4% year on year, according to the International Data Corporation Worldwide Quarterly PC Tracker. Although still in decline and with continuing weakness in consumer and emerging market segments, the preliminary results are slightly better than a projected decline of -5.3%. The U.S. market continued to stabilize with growth near zero – in line with forecasts. With shipments totaling 14.3 million PCs in 1Q14, the U.S. market contracted by -0.6% from the same quarter a year ago. Desktop shipments were slightly stronger, posting 3.5% growth, while portables remained in negative territory. Lenovo (LNVGY) preserved its lead in total worldwide PC shipments despite a seasonal drop due to the Chinese New Year. Growth in other regions continued at a solid pace although Latin America slowed after a dramatic expansion over the past year. HP (HPQ) remained in the number 2 position, with growth rising nicely to nearly 5% year on year. Dell grew over 9% in the first quarter.
06:14 EDTMSFTMicrosoft may release server orders to Taiwan ODMs, DigiTimes reports
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