Tag: Microsoft Corp
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.
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 also declined a deal to install facial recognition on cameras blanketing the capital city of an unnamed country.
For Microsoft, GitHub is a key asset for appealing to developers in the competitive cloud computing market.
Amazon is widely perceived to be the front-runner that coordinated its opposition to the government awarding the contract to a single provider.
Microsoft also said that security updates froze some computers using chipsets from Intel rival AMD.