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
Microsoft is reportedly considering Ford Motor Co. chief Alan Mulally as CEO Steve Ballmer’s replacement.
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.
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.
Microsoft will use its annual developers conference to release a preview of Windows 8.1, a free update that promises to address some of the gripes people have with the latest version of the company’s flagship operating system.
The European Union Commission fines Microsoft €561 million ($733 million) for breaking the terms of an earlier agreement to offer users a choice of internet browser.
Microsoft is so confident it has the Internet’s best email service that it’s about spend at least $30 million to send its message across the U.S.
Seattle police have arrested a man accused of shooting at the windows of two businesses in the city’s University District. No one was injured Monday.
Microsoft Corp. said Monday that Steven Sinofsky (pictured), the president of its Windows and Windows Live operations, is leaving the company.
While Microsoft is touting next week’s launch of Windows 8 as the savior of the computer industry, PC makers and analysts are increasingly skeptical that the new operating system will lure consumers away from tablets and smartphones.