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New iPhones push Apple's market cap past $700B

...does come with an asterisk, however.While Apple is the first S&P 500 company to exceed $700 billion in value, Microsoft Corp., if adjustments are made for inflation, had an even greater market cap about 15 years ago. Its $613 billion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-25/new-iphones-push-apples-ma
IBM to pay $1.5B to shed its costly chip division

...shares down 8 percent before the opening bell.The tech sector is under heavy pressure in early trading, with IBM, Microsoft Corp., Intel Corp. and Cisco all moving lower.Privately held Globalfoundries will get IBM's global commercial semiconductor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-20/ibm-pay-15b-shed-its-costl
Unequal Pay: Must be a lot of good karma out there

...companies that have revealed diversity figures this year say women comprise less than one-third of their workforce. At Microsoft Corp., women make up 29 percent of employees.? Facebook's Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg continues to publicly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-12/unequal-pay-must-be-lot-go
Baby Bell teaming up with Microsoft Corp. on super-speed Internet access

CHICAGO -- Ameritech Corp. is teaming up with Microsoft Corp. to offer consumers and small businesses Internet access so fast it takes just 30 minutes to download the entire Encyclopaedia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/10/tec_218857.shtml
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Sony wooing Japanese to PS4 with Dragon Quest

...fastest pace for any game console.The PS4 accounts for 78 percent of the home-console market in Japan, thrashing Microsoft Corp. of the U.S. and local competitor Nintendo Co., but Tokyo-based Sony Corp. won't give a regional breakdown...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-01/sony-wooing-japanese-ps4-d
China fines Audi $40.5 million, Chrysler $5.2 million in auto industry anti-monopoly probe

...investigation include Qualcomm Inc., a San Diego, Calif.-based maker of chips used in mobile phones, and software giant Microsoft Corp.Business groups welcomed the enactment of China's anti-monopoly law in 2008 as a step toward clarifying operating...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-11/china-fines-audi-405-milli
Small businesses step up hiring pace as healthier economy boosts revenue

...percent in 2014, but sales of Grill Grate are already up 55 percent from this time last year.FEWER HOLDOUTSWhen Microsoft Corp. ended support for its Windows XP operating system, forcing businesses and people to find alternatives, Marcus...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-31/small-businesses-step-hiri
IPO allowed Google to make big bet it can become indispensable

...December 1980 IPO. Apple's stock merely tripled in value during its first 10 years of trading. By comparison, Microsoft Corp.'s stock had soared 90-fold a decade after its March 1986 IPO and Amazon.com Inc.'s stock had climbed 40-fold...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-23/ipo-allowed-google-make-bi
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SEATTLE - Microsoft Corp. says it has distributed about 106...LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Microsoft Corp.'s chief executive believes it's...systems from PalmSource Inc. and Microsoft Corp.Also, sales of basic PDAs are slowing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/22/liv_432014.shtml
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Appeal uncertain for Microsoft case

SEATTLE -- Microsoft Corp. expects a warmer welcome from a...effort. April 3 - Judge finds that Microsoft Corp. violated the Sherman Antitrust Act...Office suite of programs. May 10 - Microsoft Corp. asked a federal judge to throw out...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/06/08/tec_290743.shtml
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