Microsoft Bing turns off features at Chinese government’s behest

China 12/21/21, 01:57

Microsoft's Bing Search Engine announced on Dec. 17 that "Bing China" has suspended the search auto-suggest function for 30 days at the request of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). As a global search platform, Bing clarifies that it will continue to respect legal principles and users' privacy rights. Significantly, it would help customers ...

Walmart announces it will join Microsoft in purchasing TikTok

U.S. 08/28/20, 17:33

Hours after TikTok CEO Kevin Mayer resigned on Thursday, Aug. 27,  Walmart Inc announced in an official statement that it would join Microsoft in a joint bid to acquire the social media company's U.S. assets. Mayer, just two months after taking office, resigned on Thursday amid pressure from the United States ...

Microsoft’s fiscal 1Q shines with help from new bright spots

Business 10/24/18, 18:51

Microsoft Corp.'s expansion beyond its empire in personal computer software paid off again in its fiscal first quarter as it mined new revenue sources in online subscriptions, gaming and its LinkedIn professional networking service.The Redmond, Washington, maker of Windows and Office software said Wednesday that it earned $8.8 billion during ...

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