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Microsoft continues cloud transformation with 100% Azure growth

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Microsoft has reported 5% growth to $22.6 billion as the Intelligent Cloud business unit led the charge, with the Azure public cloud offering more than doubling in revenues and compute usage.

SEC filing shows LinkedIn negotiating skills are worth $5bn

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The US Securities and Exchange Committee has released its filings outlining the road to Microsoft’s acquisition of LinkedIn, during which $5 billion was added to the value of the deal.

The rest of the world is catching up with AWS – Hotels.com CIO

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Speaking at Cloud and DevOps World, Hotels.com CIO Theirry Bedos outlined some of the cloud industry’s growing trends, including the erosion of AWS’ dominant position.

Machine learning front and centre of R&D for Microsoft and Google

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Microsoft and Google have announced plans to expand their machine learning capabilities, through acquisition and new research offices respectively.

Microsoft commits to $26bn LinkedIn purchase in social media play

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Microsoft has made a play to enter the social market after announcing it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire LinkedIn for $26.2 billion.

Microsoft, HPE and Cisco take top-spot for infrastructure vendors

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Microsoft, HPE and Cisco have been named as three of the leading names in the cloud industry by Synergy Research as the firm wraps up the winners and losers for the first quarter.

Microsoft opens up mixed reality platform to partners and competitors

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Microsoft has announced it is opening up its Windows Holographic platform to partners, in an effort to drive forward its vision of mixed reality.

Microsoft launches VC to drive inorganic growth

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Microsoft has announced the launch of Microsoft Ventures, a new capitalist venture arm to engage start-ups and entrepreneurs in areas which the business does not currently operate.

Citrix and Microsoft team up to tackle enterprise mobility

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Citrix has expanded its partnership with Microsoft as the team aim to capitalize on flexible working and enterprise mobility trends.

SAP and Microsoft expand partnership

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Microsoft and SAP have extended a long-standing partnership to deliver broad support for the SAP HANA platform on Microsoft Azure.

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