Back in April, we announced our intention to invest $5 billion in the Internet of Things (IoT) over the next five years. The importance of this commitment has become even clearer since, as technology has already evolved, customers have innovated, and possibilities have grown. As 2018 draws to a close, here’s a look back at the topics …

Firms aim to help millions of Americans with their retirement planning needs, from saving to spending NEW YORK and REDMOND, Wash. — Dec. 13, 2018 — BlackRock Inc. and Microsoft Corp. are reimagining America’s path to achieving greater financial security in retirement. Bringing together BlackRock’s investment capabilities and Microsoft’s technology strength, the two companies are jointly exploring next-generation solutions …

The Microsoft Airband Initiative will expand to bring broadband to 3 million unserved people in rural communities by July 4, 2022 WASHINGTON — Dec. 4, 2018 — More than 19 million people living in rural America do not have access to broadband, a service as necessary as electricity in today’s digital economy. Today, at an event in …

November 21, 2018 Opening of UK availability zones helps extend offering of cutting-edge products and vertical expertise to EMEA businesses London, United Kingdom, 21 November 2018 – Following the recent opening of its two UK availability zones, Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group, has today announced the full extent of the products and …

AWS is announcing the general availability of the new AWS Cost Explorer console. With brand new summary dashboards, automated identification of spend and usage trends, and a simplified user experience, the new Cost Explorer console is designed to help customers of all sizes, and levels of expertise, perform cost management activities. The new AWS Cost Explorer …