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Microsoft Corporation (MS) is an American multinational technology company with headquarters in Redmond, Washington. It develops, manufactures, licenses, supports and sells computer software, consumer electronics, personal computers, and related services. Its best known software products are the Microsoft Windows line of operating systems, the Microsoft Office suite, and the Internet Explorer and Edge web browsers. Its flagship hardware products are the Xbox video game consoles and the Microsoft Surface lineup of touchscreen personal computers. As of 2016, it is the world's largest software maker by revenue, and one of the world's most valuable companies. The word "Microsoft" is a portmanteau of "microcomputer" and "software". Microsoft is ranked No. 30 in the 2018 Fortune 500 rankings of the largest United States corporations by total revenue.

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Debate is raging at Microsoft after some employees questioned the company's push to recruit more women and minorities on an internal message board.
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A report published by the AI Now Institute on Wednesday warned a lack of diversity in the field of artificial intelligence was approaching a "moment of..
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Microsoft Corp recently rejected a California law enforcement agency’s request to install facial recognition technology in officers’ cars and body cameras..
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Microsoft has stopped short of calling on Australia reintroducing a carbon price but its own internal carbon scheme will fund new Great Barrier Reef research.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

Microsoft is reportedly developing an Apple Airpods-style Surface-branded wireless earbuds. The company is currently working on the earbuds, and these have been..
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The world's largest aircraft took off over the Mojave Desert in California on Saturday, the first flight for the carbon-composite plane built by Stratolaunch..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

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