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Microsoft shares hit record highs, powered by growing cloud sales

Microsoft has gained ground in the past year by bundling its Azure computing service for developers along with Office and other products for end-users.

Microsoft edges toward US$1 trillion valuation on results beat

Software and cloud company stocks have recovered in the first four months of 2019, after a roller coaster end to 2018 that saw shares drop.

Microsoft turned down facial-recognition sales on human rights concerns

Microsoft also declined a deal to install facial recognition on cameras blanketing the capital city of an unnamed country.

Google exec says Microsoft beat search giant to buy GitHub

For Microsoft, GitHub is a key asset for appealing to developers in the competitive cloud computing market.

Amazon has plenty of foes in Pentagon cloud deal

Amazon is widely perceived to be the front-runner that coordinated its opposition to the government awarding the contract to a single provider.

Microsoft says security patches slowing down PCs, servers

Microsoft also said that security updates froze some computers using chipsets from Intel rival AMD.