Federal authorities filed criminal and civil charges Thursday against a former Microsoft manager, saying he fed inside information to a day trader who used it to clear $393,000 in illicit transactions.
A Microsoft blog post says the company hopes to have an announcement in early 2014.
Outgoing Steve Ballmer calls Windows Vista his biggest mistake.
Microsoft says more than 2 million of its Xbox One consoles have been sold since the system’s launch 18 days ago.
A British man was scammed on eBay, buying what he thought was an Xbox One and instead getting a picture of the gaming system.
Microsoft’s top legal counsel is calling recently uncovered government surveillance an “advanced persistent threat alongside sophisticated malware and cyber attacks.”
As the company begins selling its first new Xbox in eight years Friday, some critics say Microsoft should spin the gaming unit off. They argue that Xbox distracts management from the company’s fast-growing cloud computing business
As the only owner of an NFL team with a brain research laboratory, Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen is in a unique position to study whether repeated blows to the head can lead to dementia.
Microsoft is taking aim at rival Google with its latest brand of “Scroogled” merchandise.
The country’s top cellular providers have rejected a “kill switch” to deactivate stolen phones.