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Microsoft's New CEO Refocuses Company On...
Microsoft named Satya Nadella the company's chief executive officer and a member of the board of directors back in February.
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Mon Jul 07, 2014
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Lumia 930 available in the UK from July 17th; The latest Lumia...
London, UK -- With the latest 8.1 software and the best of Microsoft and Lumia services, the Lumia 930 delivers an unrivalled user experience and the ultimate in video and imaging smartphone capability, all from only 33 per month on contract.
Has Microsoft Stock Peaked?
Are they betting on a short-term earnings miss or a longer term decline in its profit potential? I think Microsoft is over-valued given its slow earnings growth, its challenge in competing against Amazon in the cloud and Google and others in office software, and the near-impossible task of earning a return on its Nokia investment.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Wall St. Cheat Sheet
Windows 8.1 May Not Be the Answer for Microsoft
On October 26, 2012, Microsoft launched its Windows 8 operating system as the first major software update out of Redmond in three years As such, the Microsoft marketing machine and technology commentariat immediately mobilized to laud Windows 8 as " revolutionary ."
Boeing jumps up on respect ladder, Amazon, Microsoft fall
Boeing moved up 23 spots to capture the No. 3 ranking in the magazine's 2014 list of the world's most-respected companies, which is headed by Apple Inc., followed by Berkshire Hathaway .
Microsoft buys SyntaxTree
"With this acquisition, we have the opportunity to integrate this support for Unity even more deeply into Visual Studio, and to continue to push forward Visual Studio's support for game developers," said S. Somasegar , corporate vice president of the developer division at Microsoft , in a blog posting.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
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Share of PCs Running Windows 8 Fell In June
's Windows 8 dropped to 12.54% in June from 12.64% in May, Net Applications reported Tuesday .
8 Great Pieces Of Startup Advice From 4 Silicon Valley Stars Under 30
Twentysomethings have it pretty good in Silicon Valley. To the extent that age discrimination exists, it generally favors the young.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
European Union rebukes U.S. over Microsoft email case
The U.S.'s efforts to force Microsoft to turn over emails stored in Ireland has drawn the wrath of the European Union.
Sat Jun 28, 2014
Recommended Reading: An Android future and Microsoft's quantum computing think tank
Recommended Reading highlights the best long-form writing on technology and more in print and on the web.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
Contra Costa Times
Pizarro: Nathan Myhrvold's 'Modernist Cuisine' exhibition at the Tech Museum
If you love food and photography, the Tech Museum's newest exhibit should satisfy your cravings.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Couchbase draws $60 million as data demand spikes
Startup Couchbase completed a sizable funding round to expand its data management tools as it competes against rivals including Oracle and Microsoft .
Wed Jun 25, 2014
Hedge Fund Highlights: Jeffrey Ubben, Paul Singer & Carl Icahn
Success of ValueAct Hedge Fund Has Dented Its Maneuverability Activist investor ValueAct Capital Management has long flown under the radar, working behind the scenes to turn companies around.
IT Blogwatch: NSA gives Microsoft an 'F' for spycraft; Brad Smith vents at FISA
Microsoft general counsel Brad Smith is mad: Really, truly, hopping cross. Speaking in DC, at the Brookings Institution, Smith vented his anger over U.S. spying and the secret FISA courts.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
Opera grabs prime spot on Microsoft's Nokia X2, but searches go to Google
Microsoft's newest Android smartphone, the Nokia X2, relies on Opera as the pre-installed default browser, Norwegian developer Opera Software said today.
Wall St. Cheat Sheet
Microsoft Doubles OneDrive Free Storage to Take on Apple
Microsoft is getting serious about the impending cloud storage war with Apple and Google .
Mon Jun 23, 2014
One Put, One Call Option To Know About for Microsoft
Consistently, one of the more popular stocks people enter into their stock options watchlist at Stock Options Channel is Microsoft Corporation .
Thu Jun 19, 2014
Inside Bay Area
Google, Microsoft join Apple in adopting smartphone kill switch
Following Apple's lead, Google and Microsoft will add "kill switches" to their next smartphone operating systems -- a measure that has apparently led to a sharp drop in thefts of iPhones.
Former Microsoft exec at the helm of backup software firm Acronis...
A former Microsoft executive is now at the helm of Woburn-based backup and data recovery software firm Acronis , a growing company whose plans for this year include launching a new product, hiring new employees, and making multiple acquisitions.
Wed Jun 18, 2014
Wall St. Cheat Sheet
Why Did Microsoft Attempt a Paid Blogging Campaign?
Microsoft's native web browser Internet Explorer is losing fans to Google Chrome and other competing browsers.