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Getty fails to get injunction on Microsoft image widget

Even though Microsoft removed the widget the day after the lawsuit was filed, Getty pressed forward with its case. 

Oct 17, 2014, 08:15 AM IST

Bill Gates ranked richest American by Forbes

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates topped Forbes' latest list of the 400 richest Americans for the 21st straight year.

Sep 30, 2014, 09:56 AM IST

Microsoft offers gaming console in China at last

US technology giant Microsoft on Monday launched its Xbox One game console in China, the first foreign company to enter the potentially massive market after the government lifted a 14-year ban.

Sep 29, 2014, 12:56 PM IST

Microsoft to train 1 mn women under tech initiative

Software giant Microsoft, under its initiative to bring more women into the Indian IT industry, along with partners will train and mentor 1 million women in the next 12 months.

Sep 24, 2014, 15:49 PM IST

Microsoft Xbox One set to launch in China on Sept 29

The world`s biggest software company gave no reason for the delay in the launch which was originally scheduled for Sept. 23.

Sep 23, 2014, 16:08 PM IST

Facebook to introduce new advertising platform: Report

The product is a redesigned version of Atlas Advertiser Suite.

Sep 23, 2014, 09:01 AM IST

Microsoft boosts dividend 11%, adds new directors

Microsoft Corp on Tuesday announced the smallest percentage increase in its quarterly dividend since 2009 and appointed new directors to replace two board members who decided not to seek re-election.

Sep 17, 2014, 09:06 AM IST

Microsoft will not hand over overseas email, despite order

A judge on Friday lifted a suspension on her order directing Microsoft Corp to turn over a customer's emails stored overseas to U.S. prosecutors, but the software company said it would not release any emails while it appeals the ruling.

Aug 30, 2014, 08:52 AM IST

Microsoft ordered by US judge to submit customer's e-mails from abroad

Microsoft Corp must turn over a customer`s e-mails and other account information stored in a data centre in Ireland to the US government, a judge ruled.

Aug 01, 2014, 01:14 AM IST

China regulator in anti-monopoly probe of Microsoft

A Chinese regulator said on Tuesday it is conducting an anti-monopoly investigation into Microsoft Corp because the firm has not fully disclosed information about its Windows operating system and Microsoft Office application.

Jul 29, 2014, 15:54 PM IST

Microsoft targeted in apparent Chinese anti-trust probe

Microsoft Corp appears to be the latest U.S. company targeted by China for anti-trust investigation after government officials paid sudden visits to the software firm`s Chinese offices on Monday.

Jul 29, 2014, 09:54 AM IST

Facebook shares hit record high as market likes earnings

Shares of Facebook Inc hit a record high on Thursday after a surge in mobile advertising revenue helped the world`s No. 1 social network trounce analysts` expectations for quarterly profit and revenue.

Jul 24, 2014, 19:57 PM IST

Microsoft scrap off Nokia X ; replace it with window phone

The phone is expected to launch next year.

Jul 18, 2014, 23:07 PM IST

Microsoft sides with Qualcomm in showdown over connected home

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.

Jul 02, 2014, 10:02 AM IST

Microsoft to cooperate with Qihoo 360 amid security concerns in China

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.

Jun 10, 2014, 10:23 AM IST

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

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.

May 30, 2014, 09:31 AM IST

Microsoft shows off real-time Skype translator

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.

May 28, 2014, 10:10 AM IST

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

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.

May 03, 2014, 09:21 AM IST

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

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

May 01, 2014, 11:04 AM IST

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

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.

Apr 30, 2014, 08:37 AM IST