Microsoft‘s market cap has surpassed a staggering $2 trillion USD for the very first time.
The tech giant first reached that milestone during trading on Tuesday shortly after it unveiled its latest Windows 11 operating system, although its market cap dipped back down slightly and closed on Thursday at $266.69 USD per share. The new achievement has marked incredible progress for the company in recent years, doubling its market cap over just the past two years and growing its value by over 600 percent since its current CEO Satya Nadella took up the position seven years ago.
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A major partnership with Google putting free Wi-Fi in 400 train stations wasn’t the only major network news coming from India today. The Indian government also announced on Monday that it will pair with Microsoft to bring low-cost broadband connectivity to half a million villages throughout the subcontinent. That should help at least some of the estimated 4 million people that go without internet connectivity every year.
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