Fast and Easy G&A Cuts Won’t Cut It in the Next Downturn
Following the last recession, functional leaders learned the hard way that it can take years to recover from deep cost reductions.
Microsoft Discloses ‘Critical Audit Matters’
The software giant's auditor, Deloitte, found CAMs related to revenue recognition judgments and uncertain income tax provisions.
Microsoft Finds Four Security Flaws in Windows 10
If exploited, the flaws can be used to launch a computer worm to attack vulnerable machines.
Microsoft Invests $1B in Artificial Intelligence Startup
The company is partnering with Elon Musk’s OpenAI to build artificial intelligence that can tackle tasks that humans can do.
Huawei Executive Accused of Stealing Trade Secrets
Microchip company CNEX filed new allegations in a lawsuit alleging Huawei spent years trying to steal its data storage secrets.
Microsoft Workers Protest U.S. Army Contract
The workers' demand that Microsoft cancel a $480 million deal for AR headsets is the latest example of backlash from employees of tech giants.
Why Amazon’s Stock Isn’t as Great as You Think
For CFOs wanting to understand investor behavior, here's an argument that Jeff Bezos is human, after all, and Amazon can't defy basic economic principles.
Azure Cloud Growth Powers Microsoft Q4 Beats
“Our early investments in the intelligent cloud and intelligent edge are paying off," CEO Satya Nadella says.
Microsoft to Buy GitHub in $7.5B Deal
Microsoft pledges to keep GitHub a platform-agnostic service for developers.
Patches for Chip Flaws May Slow Down PCs
Microsoft says the fixes for the Spectre and Meltdown bugs are having an impact on the performance of systems running on older Intel processors.
How Revenue Recognition Impacts Pricing Strategy
The new revenue recognition rules demand tight teamwork between pricing and revenue teams.