Microsoft’s cloud outage affects users all over the world

Outage affects Microsoft Azure cloud platform for hours Hit several Microsoft services including Teams and Outlook Microsoft says most customers have service restored now The stock fell 2.4% in the premarket January 25 (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) On Wednesday, it said it had restored all of its cloud services after a network outage that … Read more

Asian stocks are slightly higher, and the Bank of Japan is struggling bears on bonds

https://tmsnrt.rs/2zpUAr4 The Bank of Japan is under heavy pressure while defending the yield policy The BoJ’s surrender could lift the yen, hurting global bonds More profits to come, many central bank speakers SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian stocks rose on Monday as investors waited anxiously to see if the Bank of Japan (BOJ) would defend its … Read more

Chinese media downplays the severity of COVID as the World Health Organization seeks details about the variants

State media says severe illness from the coronavirus is rare Chinese scientists brief the World Health Organization Chinese factory activity contracted in December BEIJING/HONG KONG/GENEVA, Jan. 3 (Reuters) – China’s state media downplayed the severity of a surge in COVID-19 infections on Tuesday, while its scientists briefed the World Health Organization, which is seeking detailed … Read more