Microsoft Pauses Global Facebook, Instagram Advertising Spending

Microsoft Corp. has paused global advertising spending on Facebook Inc. and Instagram because of concerns about ads appearing next to inappropriate content, according to a person familiar with the matter. The software giant spent an estimated $116 million in Facebook advertising in 2019, and was the company’s third-largest advertiser last year, according to data from […]

Pentagon Asks Court to Hold Off on Microsoft Cloud Contract

Government lawyers are asking a federal judge for permission to reconsider the Pentagon’s decision to award Microsoft Corp. a controversial $10 billion cloud contract after a legal challenge from Amazon.com Inc. In a filing to the U.S Court of Federal Claims on Thursday, the Defense Department said it was seeking “120 days to reconsider certain […]