Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, who took over the helm of the world’s largest software company from founder Bill Gates, will retire within the next 12 months.
As the home of Microsoft, Amazon.com, Google and now Facebook, Seattle is a mecca for software engineers seeking employment.
Microsoft is bringing a pared-down version of its Office software to Android phones, but it won’t work on Android tablets just as it doesn’t on iPads.
Less than a year after Microsoft entered the tablet computer market with the Surface, the cracks are starting to show.
Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder calling on him to personally review a gag order that prevents the company and others from further discussing secret national security requests for customer emails, Skype calls and documents stored on its servers.
Microsoft has reportedly worked closely with the National Security Agency and the Federal Bureau of Investigation in intercepting users’ emails and Skype calls.
Microsoft Corp. has decided its entire business needs a new operating system.
Microsoft Corp. is reshuffling its business in an attempt to promote faster innovation and a sharper focus on devices and services. The move comes amid lukewarm response to the latest version of its flagship Windows operating system and a steady decline in demand for PCs.
An American soldier from Pittsburgh has pleaded guilty to FBI charges that he illegally obtained a credit card using the identity of Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen and tried to use it to make purchases and access cash in western Pennsylvania.
Microsoft has released an update to Windows 8, aiming to address some of the gripes people have with the latest version of the company’s flagship operating system.