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Microsoft · Redmond

Bill Gates tests positive for COVID-19

44% Center coverage: 57 sources
The Gates Foundation in October said it will spend $120 million to boost access to generic versions of Merck's antiviral COVID-19 pill. Bill Gates has been a vocal proponent for pandemic mitigation measures. The Seattle-based Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is the most influential private foundation in the world.See the Story
Business · New York

Bill Gates says we should treat and prevent pandemics like fires: with a permanent task force

58% Right coverage: 19 sources
Billionaire Bill Gates has issued another warning about the Covid-19 pandemic. Gates first recognised the threat of the pandemic during a 2015 Ted Talk titled: The next outbreak? We're not ready. In December 2021, he urged communities to brace themselves for the worst part of the virus. More than six million people have been killed worldwide since March 2020.See the Story
Europe · Redmond

Microsoft says it disrupted Russian cyberattacks targeting Ukraine, West

47% Center coverage: 17 sources
Microsoft said Thursday that it's been tracking and disrupting Russian cyberattacks targeting Ukraine. The tech giant took control of seven internet domains used by a Russia-linked actor that it calls "Strontium" A court issued an order authorizing the domain takeover on Wednesday, Microsoft said.See the Story
Business · Redmond

Microsoft confirms breach by Lapsus$ hacker group

50% Left coverage: 16 sources
Microsoft has confirmed that one of their employees was compromised by the Lapsus$ hacking group. This allowed the threat actors to access and steal portions of their source code. The source code is for various internal Microsoft projects, including for Bing, Cortana, and Bing Maps. Microsoft has not shared how the account was compromised, but they provided a general overview of the Lipsus gang's tactics, techniques, and procedures.See the Story
Business · Redmond

Microsoft beats revenue estimates on cloud strength

44% Left coverage: 16 sources
Microsoft's fiscal 2022 third quarter earnings were strong again, thanks largely to its continued cloud services momentum. Cloud revenues for the quarter were $23.4 billion, up 32 percent year-over-year. Azure and "other cloud services" were up 46 percent. Revenues across the board were $49.4billion, up 18 percent.See the Story
Business · Redmond

Bill Gates Poured Millions into Dark Money Fund Attacking Elon Musk

94% Right coverage: 16 sources
Tesla Inc TSLA CEO Elon Musk blasted an alleged pouring of millions of dollars by Microsoft Corporation MSFT co-founder Bill Gates into a fund attacking him. The comment was made in response to a tweet by the alt-right social media personality and political commentator Mike Cernovich. Breitbart said it had identified  millions of dollars flowing from Gates' foundation to 11 out of 26 organizations.See the Story
Business · Redmond

Gates Foundation, Qatar to spend $200 mln on climate-adaptive agriculture

Coverage: 7 sources
Qatar and the Gates Foundation will jointly invest up to $200 million over the next two years to prepare farmers in developing countries to adapt to climate change. The initiative will introduce dual-use chickens - bred to be productive in a variety of climate conditions and raised for both food and egg production - to low-income women farmers in Africa.See the Story
Redmond, Washington · Redmond

Safety at Events

Lucia Howland, SIA Regional Investigation Manager and Tactical Events Lead, highlights SIA guidance on industry compliance and public safety at events.See the Story
Microsoft · Redmond

How Microsoft was on 'frontlines' of Russia-Ukraine conflict early on

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
"The front line between Ukraine and Russia actually runs through Redmond, Washington," Microsoft President Brad Smith said. Smith said Microsoft, with its partnerships with Ukrainian officials on Windows platforms, was able to see those Russian nation-state actors using malware. The "Special Forces" tech team on the Eastside raced to write code for the Windows devices.See the Story

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