News: Science and Technology Microsoft pulls out of joint venture that owns MSNBC.com to build online news service July 15, 2012 | Modified: July 15, 2012 at 11:30 pm Leave a comment SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Microsoft pulls out of joint venture that owns MSNBC.com to build online news service. Sign Up for the Daily E-dition newsletter! Please enter your email address below to begin receiving the Daily E-dition newsletter. You must enter a valid email address in the field above! Thank you for signing up for the Daily E-dition newsletter! You should receive your first newsletter very soon. We're sorry, there was an error processing your newsletter signup. Please click here to visit our Newsletter Signup Center to register for this newsletter.