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Microsoft overtakes Amazon as second most valuable US company

10 October, 2018 9:30 am 9:30 am

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp regained its spot as the second most valuable US company after a disappointing quarterly report from Amazon.com wiped $65 billion off the online retailer’s market capitalization. Apple Inc  tops the list at over $1 trillion after crossing that threshold in September. Microsoft’s market capitalization was Wall Street’s highest in … Read More


Paul Allen’s space firm details plans for rockets, cargo vehicle

08 August, 2018 9:08 am 9:08 am

SEATTLE (Reuters) – The space company of billionaire Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen  unveiled details of medium-lift rockets and a reusable space cargo plane it is developing, injecting more competition into the lucrative launch services market. With its rockets, Allen’s Stratolaunch Systems Corp is trying to cash in on higher demand in the coming years for … Read More