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Monday Memo: Microsoft earnings, Farnborough Air Show

FILE – This Tuesday, April 12, 2016, file photo, shows the Microsoft logo in Issy- les-Moulineaux, outside Paris. Microsoft is joining other tech giants attempting to deliver the Internet to remote parts of the world. But unlike expensive and ambitious plans by Google and Facebook to use satellites, drones and balloons to do so, the software company is making grants to businesses that provide online access, software or related services. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, File) NYBZ209

The business week ahead

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