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Microsoft stock falls after Nokia announcement

...fallen 2 percent as the Dow has risen 3.5 percent, recovering much of last month's losses.The problem?The software giant's stock sank last week following news that it would acquire Nokia's smartphone business and a portfolio of patents...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-09-11/microsoft-stock-falls-afte
Apple sets record for company value at $624 billion, beating Microsoft's 1999 high

...Poor's.The comparison to Microsoft does not take inflation into account. In inflation-adjusted dollars, the software giant was worth about $850 billion on Dec. 30, 1999. Microsoft is now worth $257 billion.Analysts believe Apple's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-08-20/apple-sets-record-company-
After record day, the Dow keeps climbing

...losing 26 cents to $28.09. European regulators fined the company for breaking an antitrust agreement requiring the software giant to offer computer users a choice of Internet browsers, instead of just Internet Explorer.Companies added 198...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-03-06/after-record-day-dow-keeps
No such thing as a free ride to outer space

...not talk about individual matters. Despite Emmett's cancellation, Oracle said its contest was a success. The software giant is in the process of naming his replacement and still has two other winners on board from Asia and Europe. That spaceflight...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/01/29/liv_114438.shtml
Life & style
Digital media foes end lawsuit

...Microsoft. RealNetworks also gets $301 million in cash and services - including promotion on Microsoft Web sites and the software giant's instant-messaging service - that are designed to help its products reach a wider audience. "I'm eager to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/12/bus_11553.shtml
Business
Incomes and consumer spending both show solid gains

...soared by 3.7 percent in December, reflecting a one-time $32 billion dividend payment to stockholders by computer software giant Microsoft Corp., only to drop by 2.5 percent in January. Without the dividend payment, incomes would have grown...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/01/bus_449018.shtml
Business
Microsoft will provide free antispyware software

...we have all intentions to maintain it." Symantec also plans to continue partnering with Microsoft, but noted the software giant hasn't released details on how it's going to jump into the market, Symantec said in a statement. "As long as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/16/bus_443027.shtml
Business
Europe to get new Windows

...Europe and divulge some software blueprints, even as it continues to appeal those same European Union sanctions. The software giant said Monday that it will not appeal an interim court ruling, reached in December, that ordered the company to immediately...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/25/bus_440865.shtml
Business
A stock split might not be in Google's future

...nevertheless are a staple, particularly in the high-tech industry, where per-share prices frequently soar. Software giant Microsoft Corp. has split its stock nine times since its 1986 IPO. If not for those splits, Microsoft's shares...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/08/fin_433766.shtml
Finance
Slower growth at home gives international funds extra appeal

...Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Samsung Corp., Toyota Motor Corp., Nokia Corp., The Royal Dutch/Shell Group or software giant SAP AG. In addition, a number of foreign markets, including China and other emerging economies in Southeast Asia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/12/fin_428305.shtml
Finance