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Microsoft, Tizeti Collaborate to Boost High-speed Internet in Nigeria with Airband Initiative

Microsoft, Tizeti Collaborate to Boost High-speed Internet in Nigeria with Airband Initiative

LAGOS, Nigeria, March 22 (Korea Bizwire) — As part of its commitment to empowering more Nigerians, stimulating economic activities, and widening the broadband envelope in Africa with affordable broadband connectivity, West Africa’s pioneer solar-based internet service provider, Tizeti, has partnered with Microsoft Corp. to roll out high-speed Airband internet infrastructure in Oyo State. With forty [...]

Tax Agency Ordered to Return 11.3 bln Won to Samsung over Taxation Suit

Tax Agency Ordered to Return 11.3 bln Won to Samsung over Taxation Suit

SEOUL, March 20 (Korea Bizwire) — The Supreme Court has ordered tax authorities to refund Samsung Electronics Co. 11.3 billion won (US$9.3 million) in undue corporate taxes from a former patent deal with U.S. software giant Microsoft Corp., court officials said Sunday. Samsung filed the complaint against local tax officials, who purported that the South [...]

Top Court Orders Retrial of 634 bln-won Microsoft Tax Refund Suit in S. Korea

Top Court Orders Retrial of 634 bln-won Microsoft Tax Refund Suit in S. Korea

SEOUL, Feb. 10 (Korea Bizwire) – The Supreme Court on Thursday ordered a retrial of a case launched by U.S. software giant Microsoft Corp. seeking a refund of 634 billion won (US$530 million) in purportedly undue withholding taxes paid in South Korea. The top court sent the case back to the appeals court in Suwon, south of [...]

Microsoft and Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy Launch APAC Leaders Digital Alliance

Microsoft and Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy Launch APAC Leaders Digital Alliance

SINGAPORE, Dec. 1 (Korea Bizwire) - The Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore and Microsoft launched the APAC Leaders Digital Alliance today. Themed Digital for Growth: Harnessing the Power of Data for National Recovery, this first meeting included policymakers from Indonesia, South Korea, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam [...]

Samsung Heavy Ties Up with Microsoft for Shipyard Digitalization

Samsung Heavy Ties Up with Microsoft for Shipyard Digitalization

SEOUL, Nov. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Heavy Industries Co. said Monday it has signed a deal with Microsoft Korea to cooperate on the digitalization of its shipyard. Samsung Heavy said it plans to build up a collaboration system among each shipbuilding sector in its shipyard by using cloud computing service Azure, artificial intelligence, group [...]

Samsung’s Lee Seeks Future Opportunities with U.S. Partners in Chips, Software

Samsung’s Lee Seeks Future Opportunities with U.S. Partners in Chips, Software

SEOUL, Nov. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong has met with the chiefs of Google and Microsoft to discuss future cooperation in chips, software and others, Samsung officials said Tuesday. The meetings earlier this week with Google CEO Sundar Pichai and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella came as the world’s largest [...]

TES Wins 2021 Microsoft Authorized Refurbisher (MAR) Partner Award for Citizenship and Philanthropy

TES Wins 2021 Microsoft Authorized Refurbisher (MAR) Partner Award for Citizenship and Philanthropy

SINGAPORE, Oct. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — Following growth in MAR citizenship license sales, TES has won the Microsoft Authorized Refurbisher (MAR) Partner Award for Citizenship & Philanthropy. The award recognizes TES as a MAR partner with positive year-on-year growth in MAR licenses, specifically in the citizenship segment. TES’s programs have helped to support philanthropy, charitable [...]

Microsoft Launches Code; Without Barriers Across Nine Countries in Asia Pacific

Microsoft Launches Code; Without Barriers Across Nine Countries in Asia Pacific

SINGAPORE, Sept. 23 (Korea Bizwire) - Microsoft and 13 companies across nine Asia Pacific countries today launched Code; Without Barriers to help close the gender gap in the region’s fast-growing cloud, artificial intelligence (AI) and digital technology sectors. The program provides a platform to enable female developers, coders, and other technical talent to contribute towards inclusive economic [...]

LX Semicon Partners with Microsoft for 3D Sensing Solutions

LX Semicon Partners with Microsoft for 3D Sensing Solutions

SEOUL, Sept. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — LX Semicon Co., South Korea’s largest fabless semiconductor firm, said Wednesday it will collaborate with Microsoft Corp. to develop 3D sensing solutions. LX Semicon will take Microsoft’s 3D time-of-flight (ToF) sensing technology to develop solutions for Internet of Things (IoT), logistics and automobiles as the company joins the Microsoft [...]