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Bill Gates and Warren Buffett Celebrate 25 Years of Billionaire Bromance

Two of the world's richest businessmen are ringing in their silver anniversary today. Their friendship wasn't always 'Oreos for breakfast' and heart-to-heart calls. The mogul mates got off to an 'awkw...
Technology

Monsanto, Microsoft to Invest in Agricultural Technology in Brazil

Monsanto will join a Brazilian investment fund with up to 300 million reais ($92 million), managed by Microsoft, evaluating ideas for new digital tools to be applied to agricultural production in the...
Windows 10

Microsoft Pays Woman $10,000 for Unwanted Windows 10 Update. Here Are 5 Times the Upgrade Came at the Worst Moment.

The tech giant has been on a mission to roll out the newest version of its operating system to the world.
Space Travel

Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen's Space Company Nears Debut of World's Biggest Plane

Allen's move coincides with a surge of new businesses planning to sell internet access, Earth imagery, climate data and other services from networks of hundreds of satellites in low-altitude orbits ar...
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Microsoft Partners With a Legal Weed Startup

By teaming with startup "Kind" on plant tracking apps, it's breaking a corporate no-no.
Start Up Your Day

Microsoft Has Partnered With a Marijuana Startup -- Start Up Your Day Roundup

Plus: The family of a victim of the Paris terrorist attacks is suing Facebook, Google and Twitter.
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What Does Microsoft Stand to Gain From its $26.2 Billion Acquisition of LinkedIn?

We'll give you a hint: It gives the Windows maker a network of professionals that will potentially buy its services.
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Microsoft to Buy LinkedIn for $26.2 Billion

'Today is a re-founding moment for LinkedIn,' Reid Hoffman, chairman of LinkedIn's board, said in a statement.
Apple

Why Microsoft 'Trolling' Apple's WWDC16 Conference Is a Brilliant Business Move

The Redmond, Wash., software giant is throwing a party close to and immediately after Apple's big shindig. Here's why this blatant bite into Apple is an effective tactic.
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Microsoft Sells Patents to Xiaomi, Builds 'Long-Term Partnership'

Jonathan Tinter, corporate vice president at Microsoft, said the company was keen to tap into Xiaomi's young, affluent and educated users by having its products pre-installed on their devices.
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Microsoft Ventures New Investment Philosophy

Microsoft is willing to financially support companies that are building awesome apps for HoloLens, or that are creating tools for the Azure cloud that help developers make and market their software.
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Microsoft Has Its Own Venture Capitalism Division

The new division will be more like Google Ventures, which takes risks on young companies for a potentially huge return.
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