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Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Sues Barnes & Noble

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Sues Barnes & Noble

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has alleged several Barnes & Noble products are infringing their patents.

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Sues Barnes & Noble

According to a lawsuit filed by Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), Barnes & Nobles and other manufacturers have infringed on some of its patents on their NOOK ebook readers and tablets, which sports an Android operation system.

Horacio Gutierrez, deputy general counsel for Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)’s intellectual property and licensing “The Android platform infringes a number of Microsoft’s patents, and companies manufacturing and shipping Android devices must respect our intellectual property rights.”

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ:MSFT) shares were at 25.42 at the end of the last day’s trading. There’s been a -8.9% movement in the stock price over the past 3 months.

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Sues Barnes & Noble
Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ:MSFT) Analyst Advice
Consensus Opinion: Moderate Buy
Mean recommendation: 1.73
(1=Strong Buy, 5=Strong Sell)
3 Months Ago: 1.77
Zack’s Rank: 16 out of 83 in the industry

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Weekly News Roundup: Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)

Here’s a roundup of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) stock briefings from this week. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) company shares ended the week at 25.81 (as of 7/23/2010).

Weekly News Roundup: Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)

Tuesday

Even though Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) is forecasting $15.25 billion quarterly revenue, many analysts believe that with the high chance of Apple beating its own revenue forecasts later today, they could be on track to fall behind the iPod manufacturer for the first time ever.

Apple Inc.’s revenue prediction for the quarter is at $14.62 billion, however as their iPod music device and iPad tablet have performed extremely well in terms of sales, Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)’s own entertainment hardware products flopped, including its latest smartphone, the Kin.

Thursday

Many have termed the recent meteoric rise of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) shares as a self-contained dotcom bubble, however taking another look at their Q3 numbers shows a different story.

The headlines mostly point to their 78% increase in Q3 net income, boosted by its iPad and iPhone 4 launches, however the key to Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s success is based upon revenue.

Over the past 18 months many tech companies have faced stagnant or falling revenues due to the economic slowdown, but Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) bucked this trend, with a 61% increase in the quarter and a promise of more to come from their CEO, Steve Jobs.

Friday

With the backdrop of economic recovery, causing firms to get back on track with upgrading software and individuals looking to purchase new machines, Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has posted excellent levels of sales for their fourth quarter.

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) earned $16 billion, beating Wall Street expectations by $700 million.

Their fiscal year total saw sales of $62.5 billion, a record for the software giant.

We will continue checking the Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) share price for changes over the next couple of weeks.

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Weekly News Roundup: Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)

Here’s a round-up of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) stock briefings from this week. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) shares ended the week at 24.89 (as of 7/16/2010).

Weekly News Roundup: Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)

Monday

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) is teaming up with Fujitsu in a cloud computing venture. The deal will allow Microsoft access to Fujitsu’s data centers and customer base, and Fujitsu will be able to offer Microsoft’s Windows Azure cloud-based software, the WSJ says. Fujitsu and Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) are planning to announce the deal later this week.

Tuesday

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) had 12.7 percent of the search market in June with its Bing search engine, which has done nothing but gain market share for the past 13 months. In June of 2009, Bing had only 8.4 percent of the market, but now is encroaching on Google’s turf, marking what could be a rise to the top.

Friday

Sales of Microsoft’s XBOX360 sales gained 88% to 451,700 units after the company unveiled its new, slimmed down version of the console. The introduction helped the company inch ahead of Nintendo for the month of June, who sold 422,500 Wii consoles.

It seems that the financial crisis may have affected some elements of the gaming industry, and its fingerprints are still showing in the sales of games. An NPD analyst underlined this fact, saying that sales were more concentrated on the top-selling games.

We will continue checking the Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) stock price for changes over the next couple of weeks.

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Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Executives On Shuffle

Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) moves its executives to new departments, to benefit the employees and hopefully the company too.

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) company shares stood at 25 at the end of trading on 6/24/2010.


Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Executives On Shuffle

Microsoft Corp. announced that Allison Watson, corporate VP of the Microsoft Partner Group, and Jon Roskill, corporate VP of the Business & Marketing Organization in the U.S., will take on new roles within the company.

This comes as part of a Microsoft program to circulate management talent throughout the company’s departments to give management a richer cross-functional experience.

If you’re contemplating investing in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) shares, make sure you make the trade at the right price. Timing the market or technical analysis can be a difficult task, but do take into account the price history:

Price History
Last Price: 25
52 Week Low / High: 22 / 31.58
50 Day Moving Average: 28.09
6 Month Price Change %: -18.2%
12 Month Price Change %: 8.4%

We will be monitoring the Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) share price for changes over the next few weeks.

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Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Improves Bing

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)’s Bing search engine is getting better, especially in entertainment search results. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) stocks stood at 25.77 as of 6/22/2010.


Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Improves Bing

The world’s biggest software company Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has been working to improve its Bing search results, especially for entertainment searches. Statistics show 65% of people have used search engines to find TV show times.

Now showtimes, recent news, trailers and links pop up with search results for a movie or TV show. Despite a recent upsurge in it’s popularity, Bing’s 5% global market share is still dwarfed by Google’s 87%.

If you believe this is a good time to make a play on the Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) shares, make sure you do it at the right price. Finding a gap in the market or technical analysis is often a hard task, but do take into account the historical price data:

Price History
Last Price: 25.77
52 Week Low / High: 22 / 31.58
50 Day Moving Average: 28.28
6 Month Price Change %: -15.0%
12 Month Price Change %: 7.8%

We will be monitoring the Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) stock price for developments over the next few weeks.

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Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Extends Xbox Lifespan

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) looks to Kinect to extend the lifespan of the Xbox 360 another 5 years.

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) company shares stood at 26.29 as of 6/22/2010 signifying a +0.3476 – +1.34% change over the previous day.


Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Extends Xbox Lifespan

Software giant Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has had the Xbox 360 on the market for about 5 years, and hope to get another 5 out of it by introducing a new sensor unit called Kinect to allow gamers to control their Xbox with hand gestures. PS3 is also predicted to have a 10-year lifespan.

If you believe this is a good time to make a play on the Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) shares, make sure you do it at the right price. Timing the market or technical analysis can be a fruitless exercise, but do make sure you take into account the historical price data:

Price History
Last Price: 26.29
52 Week Low / High: 22 / 31.58
50 Day Moving Average: 28.28
6 Month Price Change %: -15.0%
12 Month Price Change %: 7.8%

We’ll be keeping a close eye on the Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) stock price for developments over the next few weeks.

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