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Microsoft Posts Net Loss Of More Than $3 Billion

The Redmond, Washington-based software giant posted a net loss of $3.20 billion, or 40 cents per share, reversing a profit of $4.61 billion, or 55 cents per share, a year ago.

07/22/2015

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Starbucks Spearheading Mission To Hire 100K Disadvantaged Young Adults

Over a dozen major U.S.-based companies, including Starbucks and Microsoft, have agreed on a three-year plan to help employ at least 100,000 unemployed and disadvantaged young people.

CBS Seattle–07/13/2015

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Microsoft Drones To Catch Mosquitoes In Effort To Combat Diseases

Microsoft’s Project Premonition plans to use unmanned drones to trap mosquitoes so doctors can look for signs of potentially deadly viruses.

06/22/2015

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Microsoft Makes It Case For Windows 10

Microsoft figures one way to get people psyched about Windows 10 is to make sure there are plenty of cool features and apps for smartphones and tablets that use the new operating system

04/29/2015

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Microsoft Launches Program To Hire People With Autism

Washington-based tech giant Microsoft has announced it plans to launch a pilot program that will hire people with autism to full-time positions at the company’s Redmond headquarters

04/06/2015

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Bill Gates: I Feel Stupid For Not Knowing Any Foreign Languages

Microsoft co-founder tells Internet forum he regrets never learning languages like French, Arabic or Chinese.

01/29/2015

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Paul Allen Gives $100 Million For Cell Research

Billionaire Paul Allen has announced a new medical initiative to create a cell science institute aimed at uncovering the ways cells work

CBS Seattle–12/08/2014

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Jesse Jackson Urging Tech Jobs For Minorities

The Rev. Jesse Jackson called for more peaceful protests against the Ferguson police shooting but said the real agenda for civil rights in Seattle is increasing minorities employed by high-tech companies such as Microsoft, Nintendo and Amazon.com.

12/01/2014

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Ballmers Give University Of Oregon $50M

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and his wife Connie have donated $50 million to the University of Oregon that will be used for scholarships, obesity research and marketing

CBS Seattle–11/13/2014

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Paul Allen Giving At Least $100M To Ebola Fight

Billionaire Paul Allen says he’ll contribute at least $100 million to the fight against Ebola.

CBS Seattle–10/23/2014

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