Microsoft unveils share buyback of up to $60 billion

The repurchase authorization has no expiration date, and may be terminated at any time.

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PUBLISHED ON SEP 15, 2021 05:08 AM IST

Microsoft Corp., the world’s largest software maker, appointed President and Chief Legal Officer Brad Smith as vice chair and unveiled a new stock-repurchase program of as much as $60 billion.

Smith, who joined Microsoft in 1993, will continue to report to Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella, the Redmond, Washington-based company said Tuesday in a statement. Microsoft

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Windows 11: Microsoft has a new plan to solve Windows users video editing pains

Windows 11: Microsoft has a new plan to solve Windows users video editing pains


Microsoft never really had a video editing tool for Windows that offered a comprehensive set of editing tools and features ever since it discontinued Windows Movie Maker in 2017. The video editor that comes with Windows 10 and Xbox is basic and offers little in terms of features.

But this is set to change as the company is acquiring Clipchamp, a web browser-based video editing tool that counts Google, Deloitte and Dell among its customers (other than Microsoft). The

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Microsoft to offer cloud-based version of Windows operating system

2021-07-14 21:48:11

Microsoft Corp on Wednesday said it will offer its Windows operating system as a cloud-based service, aiming to make it easier to access business apps that need Windows from a broader range of devices.

Windows 365, as the service will be called, will roll out on Aug. 2 and will work somewhat like buying a new Windows PC: A business or school will pick how much computing power, memory and storage they would like for an the new

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