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California OTA Decides in Favor of Microsoft on income tax apportionment matter

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In The Matter of the Appeal of Microsoft Corporation and Subsidiaries, OTA Case No. 21037336, the Office of Tax Appeals (“OTA”) decided that the taxpayer, Microsoft Corporation, was correct to include the entirety of its gross receipts from repatriated dividends in the denominator of its sales factor used for apportionment, regardless of the fact that […]

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The Context of History Within Video Collaboration

In an engaging discussion hosted by Lauren Semenero, the Head of Customer Success at Jabra, Olly Henderson, the Head of Technical Solutions at Jabra delves into the history and evolution of video collaboration. From its inception as a luxury for the few to the widespread, internet-based platforms of today, Henderson highlights the journey from […]

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NYT vs. OpenAI: Media Agencies Deserve Regular Payments for Intellectual Property in the AI Era

In the wake of The New York Times’ lawsuit against OpenAI and Microsoft for allegedly using its content without compensation, the media industry faces a pivotal moment in defining the value of its intellectual property in the AI era. This legal action underscores a growing concern: How should media outlets be compensated for the […]

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The Value of Cross Industry Partnerships in B2B

Join host Ben Thomas on this episode of Pro AV Today for a discussion on “The Value of Cross Industry Partnerships” with panelists from Steelcase, Logitech, and Microsoft. This episode promises to be a masterclass in understanding the untapped potential and transformative power of collaborations that cross traditional industry boundaries. Our panel features a star-studded […]

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Microsoft Adds $10 Billion to Investment in ChatGPT Maker OpenAI

(Bloomberg) — Microsoft Corp. is making a $10 billion investment over several years in OpenAI, the pioneering artificial intelligence research lab behind ChatGPT and DALL-E. The news comes less than a week after the company said it’s laying off 10,000 workers as a weakening economy crimps software demand. Microsoft noted in that announcement that it will still […]

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Microsoft to Cut Engineering Jobs This Week as Layoffs Continue

(Bloomberg) — Microsoft Corp. plans to cut jobs in a number of engineering divisions on Wednesday, according to a person familiar with the matter, joining the ranks of technology giants that are scaling back as the industry prepares for a prolonged slump in demand. The magnitude of the cuts couldn’t be learned, but the person, […]

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Netflix & Microsoft Ad Partnership Will Be a ‘Windfall’ For Advertisers. Here’s Why.

Earlier this year during Netflix’s Q1 2022 post-earnings call, CEO Reed Hastings changed his tune around advertising on the streaming service. Once a key selling point as an on-demand ad-free way to watch content, the CEO teased that, due to losses in subscribers and plateauing revenue streams, Netflix would consider a cheaper advertising tier. “As […]

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Seeing Through the Smoke of School Safety Products
Seeing Through the Smoke of School Safety Products
April 17, 2024

In a recent episode of Secured, hosts Mike Matranga and Mike Monsive shed light on the inadequacies of certain security measures, particularly focusing on the flaws of silent panic alarms in educational institutions. Matranga expressed his dismay at the prevalence of unproven security products being promoted at various conferences and expos. He highlighted the push […]

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Strict Online Education Regulations Could Derail the Future of Learning
April 17, 2024

In a time where over half of all students are taking at least one online course, the landscape of online education is at a pivotal juncture, reflecting a broader shift in how higher education adapts to technological advancements and regulatory scrutiny. The Department of Education is proposing ambitious regulatory changes that directly impact online […]

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AI-driven computing
The Future of AI in Data Centers: Navigating the Next Frontier in Computing with Bill Kleyman
April 16, 2024

In a rapidly evolving digital landscape, the future of data centers is a hot topic among industry experts. In this episode of Straight Outta Crumpton, host Greg Crumpton and Neu.ro CEO Bill Kleyman delve into the role of AI in data centers. Their discussion covers the impact of artificial intelligence, the shift towards tier […]

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Redefining Digital Trust: Web 3.0 and Blockchain Technology Are Reshaping Digital Security and Transparency
April 16, 2024

The digital world continues to race forward and Web 3.0 and blockchain technology are taking center stage. This surge of interest is driven by the global demand for more secure, decentralized, and transparent online interactions, particularly in the wake of heightened cybersecurity threats and privacy concerns. The stakes are high and according to a […]

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Remote Work Made Microsoft Teams a Household Name. It Also Forced the Software to Adapt.
November 8, 2021

Commentary: The pandemic’s mass shift of office work to remote and hybrid workflows was the perfect storm for remote collaboration tools to find new user bases, engage already active users, and test new features that would define the future of work. Unsurprisingly, Microsoft Teams, with its Office integrations and free-to-use chat features, absorbed a […]

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Impact of Shortened Work Weeks: Government Workers vs. Privately Employed
October 11, 2021

There have been quite a few companies and countries who have entertained a four-day workweek. Microsoft Japan experimented with a shorter workweek program, Spain previously announced a trail 4-day work week, and companies in Finland, Britain, and New Zealand have all considered making this change. Bangalore fintech startup Slice is eyeing a three-day work week to […]

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Google’s US Employees May Receive a Pay Cut for Choosing to Work From Home
August 13, 2021

The BBC reports that Google employees in the United States who opt to permanently work from home may have their pay cut. Google currently has no plans to implement the policy in the U.K. According to the BBC, some Silicon Valley firms are experimenting with employee pay structures. Big tech companies including Microsoft, Facebook and […]

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How Flexible are Big Tech’s Hybrid Work Models?
July 13, 2021

Just over a year ago, Big Tech companies found themselves making the transition from a predominantly office-centric culture to fully remote. Now with the business world seeking to regain a sense of normalcy, Big Tech companies are beginning to change their tune on permanent work-from-home flexibility, as they decipher what range of hybrid work models […]

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Better Access from Microsoft Means Success for All
June 1, 2021

Microsoft last month announced a new five-year commitment to help bridge the “Disability Divide” the gap in societal inclusion for people with disabilities. Given the impact of the pandemic on people with disabilities, the commitments focus on talent development (employment and education), workplace culture (hiring), and accessible technology. On this episode of EdTech Today, […]

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Position Imaging Achieves Microsoft Gold Partner Status
May 24, 2021

STRATHAM, NH – May 18, 2021 – Position Imaging, Inc, a pioneer in omnichannel logistics fulfillment and asset tracking, today announced the company has attained Microsoft’s Gold-level partner competency, demonstrating a best-in-class ability and commitment to meet Microsoft customers’ evolving needs in today’s mobile-first, cloud-first world and distinguishing itself within Microsoft’s partner ecosystem. In addition, […]

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How Microsoft Education is Embracing the New Normal
February 2, 2021

Anthony Salcito doesn’t want things to go back to normal. Rather, he wants things to get better. As VP of Worldwide Education at Microsoft, he has navigated the company’s response to the pandemic across the planet. In this episode of EdTech Today, Anthony examines the new tools and techniques used in this massive beta […]

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Upskilling Strategies That Work
January 29, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating effect on the nation’s economy, with 13.6 million Americans out of work in August 2020. According to McKinsey, even before the current crisis, evolving technologies and new ways of working were disrupting jobs and the skills employees needed to do them. This shift, coupled with a dramatic split in college attendance between higher and […]

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The Impact of Microsoft Buying Smash.GG
December 17, 2020

Now that Microsoft has officially purchased esports tournament and events organizing company Smash.gg, Daniel Litwin, Host, Voice of B2B wanted to gain some insight on this industry shift. Litwin had the opportunity to chat about these recent changes with Chris Mann, SVP Gaming and Esports Division, REV/XP. So what exactly were the main motivators […]

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