Microsoft will acquire the maker of the long-running hit game Minecraft for $2.5 billion as the company continues to invest in its Xbox gaming platform and looks to grab attention on mobile phones
A company headed by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has filed a lawsuit in the San Francisco Bay Area over a World War II-era German tank it says it paid $2.5 million for but never received
Allen’s donation Thursday to the CDC Foundation will be used to build and equip emergency operations centers and train staff in the three most affected countries.
The former Microsoft CEO made his way through the crowd inside Staples Center, exchanging high-fives and clapping furiously
Chinese officials toured several Microsoft offices in China and took away computers and other papers as potential evidence.
Microsoft has plans to launch two new Windows Phone 8.1 devices soon — one of which is being described as a “selfie phone.”
Microsoft is reporting fourth-quarter earnings that took a hit from the Nokia devices business that it bought in April
Even as the company eliminates 18,000 jobs — most of them related to its purchase of Nokia’s devices unit — Microsoft is empowering people like Belfiore and Groene to challenge conventional notions of what Windows devices can do.
Microsoft says it will eliminate up to 18,000 jobs over the next year as it works on integrating the Nokia devices business it bought in April.
The report, which cites people with knowledge of company plans, indicated that the job cuts could come as early as this week