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Xbox One sales top 3 million, no new Sony data

Microsoft Corp said on Monday that sales of its new Xbox One game console topped three million at the end of last year after launching in November.

Jan 07, 2014, 00:07 AM IST

Former Microsoft exec to oversee Obamacare website

The Obama administration on Tuesday announced the appointment of a former Microsoft Corp executive to oversee its revamped HealthCare.gov website and expand on technology improvements achieved by the site`s outgoing czar, Jeffrey Zients.

Dec 18, 2013, 05:03 AM IST

Microsoft considers Qualcomm exec as CEO candidate: Report

Microsoft Corp is considering Qualcomm Inc Chief Operating Officer Steve Mollenkopf as a candidate for its new chief executive officer.

Dec 13, 2013, 08:51 AM IST

'Microsoft's affordable cloud sols changing vendor landscape'

IDC predicts that cloud computing will generate over 2 million jobs in India by 2015.

Dec 12, 2013, 15:06 PM IST

Microsoft leads disruption of largest infected global PC network

Microsoft Corp said on Thursday it had disrupted the largest network of compromised personal computers, involving some 2 million machines around the world, since it stepped up its battle against organized online criminals three years ago.

Dec 06, 2013, 09:15 AM IST

New Microsoft OS 'Threshold' to combine Xbox, Windows, Windows Phone features

The company is also about to deliver an update to Windows 8.1, known as Windows 8.1 Update 1, in 2014.

Dec 04, 2013, 10:55 AM IST

Nasdaq ends brief post-holiday session at 13-year high

The Dow and the S&P 500 dipped in thin holiday trading on Friday, but technology stocks helped lift the Nasdaq to a 13-year high.

Nov 30, 2013, 13:05 PM IST

Latest Xbox One users complain of 'bricked console' hours after launch

Hours after the launch of Microsoft's latest gaming console Xbox One, users have reportedly complained of technical problems that prevented them from using the device altogether.

Nov 23, 2013, 14:11 PM IST

Xbox One: One million consoles sold in less than 24 hours

The Xbox One, with a price tag of $499, offer improved graphics for realistic effects, processors.

Nov 23, 2013, 09:16 AM IST

Microsoft Xbox One: 5 things you want to know

Let us have a look at five interesting thing about the new gaming console.

Nov 22, 2013, 11:45 AM IST

Microsoft Xbox One goes on sale today

The Xbox One, which will launch in 13 markets worldwide.

Nov 22, 2013, 10:52 AM IST

Microsoft's Gates highlights tough requirements for new CEO

Chairman Bill Gates said on Tuesday he was pleased with Microsoft Corp`s progress in finding a new chief executive but outlined the difficulties in picking the next leader of the world`s largest software company as it seeks to reinvent itself as a mobile computing power.

Nov 20, 2013, 10:48 AM IST

Sony banks on PlayStation 4 to win holiday console battle in recovery campaign

Sony Corp hopes its PlayStation 4 video game console, to be released on Friday, can win a sales battle brewing with Microsoft Corp and build a platform for recovery at the Japanese firm's loss-making consumer electronics operations.

Nov 15, 2013, 12:34 PM IST

Microsoft shares hit highest since 2000 with CEO search in view

Shares of Microsoft Corp jumped to their highest since mid-2000 on Wednesday, a day after Reuters reported that the world`s largest software company is closing in on appointing a new chief executive.

Nov 07, 2013, 11:16 AM IST

Microsoft narrows CEO shortlist; Mulally, Elop make the cut

Microsoft Corp has narrowed its list of external candidates to replace Chief Executive Steve Ballmer to about five people, including Ford Motor Co`s current chief Alan Mulally and former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop, according to sources familiar with the matter.

Nov 06, 2013, 09:50 AM IST

Microsoft needs to 'start up again': CEO

Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer on Wednesday said the computer giant had to reinvent itself to avoid being "old and tired" as his company struggles to keep up in the mobile devices sector.

Nov 06, 2013, 09:29 AM IST

Microsoft shareholders advised to vote against director Thompson

Proxy advisory firm Glass Lewis has recommended that Microsoft Corp shareholders vote against the re-election of lead independent director John Thompson, who is in charge of the company`s efforts to find a new chief executive.

Oct 29, 2013, 09:45 AM IST

Yahoo tried to slow Microsoft search rollout: Report

A US judge ruled on Monday that Yahoo must adopt Microsoft`s search technology in Taiwan and Hong Kong under their partnership, forged in 2010.

Oct 22, 2013, 08:51 AM IST

Ford's Mulally won't confirm or deny reports on Boeing, Microsoft jobs

Ford Motor Co Chief Executive Alan Mulally would not confirm or deny media reports that he is being sought to join Boeing Co and Microsoft Corp.

Oct 18, 2013, 08:54 AM IST

Microsoft awards hacker $100,000 for exposing bugs

Microsoft Corp said on Tuesday it is paying a well-known hacking expert more than USD 100,000 for finding security holes in its software, one of the largest such bounties awarded to date by a high-tech company.

Oct 09, 2013, 17:50 PM IST