microsoft corp (MSFT) Key Developments
Microsoft Reported Mulls Acquisitions Of BlackBerry
May 25 15
Microsoft Corporation (NasdaqGS:MSFT) is reportedly planning to acquire BlackBerry Limited (TSX:BB). As per sources, there are several tech companies interested in acquiring Blackberry. Out of Xiaomi Inc., Huawei Technology Co., Ltd. (SZSE:002502), Lenovo Group Limited (SEHK:992), and Microsoft Corporation, the last two firms have the highest chances of acquiring Blackberry given the fact that they have had some experience in making expensive acquisitions. According to market rumor, Microsoft intends on snaring Blackberry for the price of $7 billion.
Microsoft, Salesforce Talks Reportedly Failed Over Price
May 23 15
Microsoft Corporation (NasdaqGS:MSFT) and salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM) reportedly held "significant talks" this spring but there was no agreement on a price, CNBC reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Microsoft was ready to offer $55 billion for Salesforce as against Salesforce Founder and Chief Executive Officer Marc Benioff's expectation of as much as $70 billion.
Aldi Nord to Sell Microsoft Lumia 535 from 26 May 2015
May 20 15
Aldi Nord will sell the Microsoft Lumia 535 from 26 May 2015 for EUR 89.99. The purchase price also includes a starter set for Aldi's mobile service Aldi Talk including SIM card and a EUR 10 starting balance. The Windows smartphone will be sold without SIM lock, which allows buyers to use it with any micro SIM card.
Microsoft Considers Acquisiton Of 6Wunderkinder
May 20 15
Microsoft Corporation (NasdaqGS:MSFT) considers acquisiton of 6 Wunderkinder GmbH, as per manager magazin.
Microsoft and TM to Jointly Offer Cloud-Based Digital Services
May 19 15
Microsoft and Telekom Malaysia (TM) will jointly deliver cloud-based digital services for Malaysian customers. The partnership will combine the both companies' services portfolios to deliver integrated services designed for consumers and businesses. The joint offering will combine Microsoft's cloud and mobile offerings with TM's capability in converged connectivity and ICT.