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Spotlight: Microsoft and Facebook team on transatlantic cable to make the web more reliable

Microsoft and Facebook are teaming up to build what could be the most powerful transatlantic fiber optic cable yet, The Next Web said, all in an effort to make the web more reliable for everyone.

A tale of 2 troubled mobile phone units

This has been a tough week for high-tech giants who spent billions of dollars to buy their way into the mobile handset market.

Microsoft to cut another 1,850 jobs at Nokia unit, takes $950M impairment charge

Microsoft said Wednesday that it plans to cut another 1,850 jobs at its troubled Nokia phone making unit and take an impairment and restructuring charge of $950 million.

With Rowe, Microsoft wades into the news bot pool

Microsoft has released the debut version of its  news-finding bot. Named "Rowe," this news bot is housed inside  News Pro, Microsoft's personalized news reading application powered by Bing.

Citrix opts for Microsoft's Azure as cloud of choice moving forward

Expanding their existing partnership, Citrix announced Tuesday that it has selected Microsoft's Azure as its cloud of choice. The two companies will also work on integrating Citrix XenMobile and NetScaler with Microsoft's Enterprise Mobility Suite.

For Windows 10 Anniversary Update, Microsoft is requiring more memory for first time in years

For the upcoming Windows 10 Anniversary Update, for the first time in years, you'll need more memory to update your operating system.

New SDK brings Skype for Business to Android and iOS

Microsoft is enabling enterprise software developers to integrate Skype for Business into their customized mobile applications on Android and iOS mobile devices.

Microsoft is working on an answer to Google Assistant called 'Bing Concierge Bot'

Microsoft is working on a "Bing Concierge Bot," a digital assistant similar to the newly announced Google Assistant, according to a job posting flagged by Mary Jo Foley with ZDNet.

Microsoft is selling its Nokia feature phone unit to Apple supplier Foxconn, HMD Global for $350M

Microsoft announced Wednesday that it has agreed to sell its Nokia feature phone business to FIH Mobile, a subsidiary of Apple supplier Foxconn, and HMD Global, a newly formed company set up by former Nokia executives, for $350 million.

Microsoft plans to roll out more SAP HANA options aimed at enterprises

Microsoft and SAP cloud services are getting a little cozier. The two companies announced at SAP Sapphire that Microsoft Azure will soon offer more SAP HANA deployment options.