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Microsoft sides with Qualcomm in showdown over connected home

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 10:02

Microsoft Corp has joined Qualcomm Inc and other technology companies in a bid to establish standard ways for household devices like light bulbs and thermostats to talk to each other.

Microsoft to cooperate with Qihoo 360 amid security concerns in China

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 10:23

Microsoft and Qihoo on Monday signed a deal to "cooperate in mobile Internet products" and "technology exchanges in artificial intelligence", the official Xinhua news agency reported, citing the Microsoft Search Technology Center Asia.

Ex-Microsoft CEO Ballmer to buy NBA's LA Clippers for $2 billion: Source

Last Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 09:31

Ballmer outbid two groups, one led by media mogul David Geffen that offered USD 1.6 billion that included TV talk show maven Oprah Winfrey and Oracle Corp CEO Larry Ellison.

Microsoft shows off real-time Skype translator

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 10:10

Microsoft Corp showed off a test version of a real-time, spoken-word translation service for Skype calls on Tuesday, the first time the world`s largest software company has demonstrated the breakthrough technology publicly in the United States.

Now the hard part: Nadella touts new Surface tablets

Last Updated: Friday, May 16, 2014, 04:48

Satya Nadella has enjoyed a fairly smooth ride in his first 100 days as Microsoft Corp chief executive, but he risks hitting a rough patch next week when he unveils the latest models of the tepidly received Surface tablet.

Bill Gates on track to own no Microsoft stock in four years

Last Updated: Saturday, May 03, 2014, 09:21

Bill Gates, the former chief executive and chairman of Microsoft Corp, will have no direct ownership in the company he co-founded by mid-2018 if he keeps up his recent share sales.

Elop's Nokia "golden parachute" swells to $33 million

Last Updated: Thursday, May 01, 2014, 11:04

Elop, whose severance payment includes just over 4 million euros in cash, stood down as Nokia chief executive in September.

Microsoft's Xbox One console to go on sale in China in September

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 08:37

Microsoft Corp will begin selling its Xbox One video game console in China in September through its partnership with Chinese Internet TV company BesTV New Media Co, the company said on Tuesday.

Microsoft raises cloud pitch, targets Dropbox, Box

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 10:17

Both companies are expected to go public in the coming months.

Microsoft earnings slip; posts $5.66 bn profit in Q1

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 10:47

Microsoft made a profit of USD 5.66 billion on USD 20.4 billion in revenue.

Start Menu soon to return to Microsoft Windows 8

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 15:29

Microsoft will reportedly bring the 'Start Menu' back in the second update to Windows 8.1, which is scheduled for August.

Ford to replace CEO Mulally in 2014: Report

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 09:26

Alan Mulally will likely retire and be replaced as CEO of Ford Motor by chief operating officer Mark Fields by the end of 2014.