15 hrs ago
Silicon Valley Internship Summit in Mountain View
The Silicon Valley Internship Summit is Nov. 6 from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Microsoft Silicon Valley, 1065 La Avenida St., in Mountain View. Admission is $25, and includes continental breakfast and lunch.
19 hrs ago
Microsoft 'Doubles Down' On Gaming With 'Minecraft' Purchase
Microsoft Corporation has agreed to acquire Mojang, the company behind the popular "Minecraft" franchise, for $2.5 billion. "I think it makes sense for them to double down on gaming," Evercore Partners analyst Kirk Materne told Benzinga.
23 hrs ago
Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Not Responsible For Minecraft Owner's exit
The $2.5 billion deal that Microsoft Corporation finalised today to gain the ownership of Minecraft wasn't the reason why Markus Persson, the founder of the game has decided to leave the company. The issue was discussed by CNBC 's Squawk Alleay team.
23 hrs ago
Oppenheimer Reiterates "Positive" Rating for Microsoft
In other Microsoft news, SVP Lisa E. Brummel sold 57,618 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction dated Thursday, September 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $45.05, for a total value of $2,595,690.90.
It's official: Microsoft buying 'Minecraft' creator for $2.5B
Microsoft made it official on Monday: It announced it is buying Swedish game developer Mojang and the company's "Minecraft" franchise for $2.5 billion.
South China Morning Post
Weibo: Conspiracy theorists chat up Microsoft defection, iPhone 6 delay
Doug Young has lived and worked in China for 15 years, much of that as a journalist for Reuters writing about Chinese companies. He currently lives in Shanghai where he teaches financial journalism at Fudan University.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
Why the global tech sector should follow Israel's lead
Israel's success as an innovator is also reflected by its global standings in various high-tech industries, especially those closely associated with the defense industry. Living under the constant threat of conflict has produced a remarkable determination within the people of Israel.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Microsoft: Extending Its Competitive Advantage Into The Cloud
Microsoft is meeting business customers' needs in the public cloud in order to overtake AWS, including accommodating all 3rd party platforms and services as an IaaS cloud provider. The future holds the opportunity for Microsoft to gradually shift customers to Microsoft platforms and services in the cloud .
Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Seeking to Own Minecraft for $2.5 billion
Microsoft Corporation is bidding $2.5 billion for the ownership of the Swedish company Mojang AB whose main arsenal is the sandbox game Minecraft. Tim Lesko of Granite Investment Advisors and CNBC 's 'Closing Bell' panelists discussed the issue.
Today's Market: Apple, Microsoft And Yahoo Top News Cycle
Now that the new product unveil is completed for Apple we shall see the next nine days in the news cycle centered on the potential sales figures for the two new iPhones and what those numbers will mean for the company heading into the holiday season. It is going to be a lot of noise but we will be quite interested in the reports which come out shortly after the release as the market will know for sure what companies will see a boost from the iPhone 6 and which will suffer.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Microsoft: Alcatel Brand Can Boost Windows Phone Sales
The Alcatel One Touch POP 2 is the first commercial Windows phone to have a 64-bit Qualcomm SnapDragon 410 processor and Adreno 306 GPU. TCL Communications, the company behind Alcatel phones, is a fast-rising smartphone player that has strong distribution deals with over 30 carriers.
Microsoft boosts Texas presence after naming new Gulf Coast manager
Craig Hodges is the new general manager for Microsoft Corp.'s Texas Gulf Coast Division, including Austin, San Antonio and Houston. Microsoft Corp. is taking steps to boost its Texas presence after recently naming Craig Hodges as general manager to oversee its newly created Gulf Coast District, covering Houston, Austin and San Antonio.
MKM Partners Begins Coverage on Microsoft
The firm set a "buy" rating and a $52.00 price target on the stock. MKM Partners' price objective indicates a potential upside of 11.21% from the stock's previous close.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
Nokia Serves A Winner With HERE Maps Licensing Deal With Samsung
Nokia is taking another right step moving its business forward. Flush with cash from the sale of its devices and services division to Microsoft , Nokia is still committed to monetizing its assets.
Microsoft's Mobile Business Will Recover Soon
Gaining OEM support along with the launch of Windows 9 will allow Microsoft to become significantly more competitive in the smartphone space.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Microsoft given 20 days to respond to Chinese investigation
China's State Administration for Industry & Commerce has given Microsoft 20 days to respond to queries resulting from its investigation into the compatability of its Windows operating system and Office software suite.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
Citrix Is Facing A Very Competitive DAAS And EMM Market Environment
Management has been able to grow revenue double digits over the past several years.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Amazon, Microsoft, others vie for Android startup Cyanogen
Cyanogen, led by CEO Kirk McMaster, is reportedly being considered for either acquisition or investment by a number of big names in technology including Amazon.com, Microsoft, Yahoo and Samsung.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Why Microsoft Looks Like A Sell
Microsoft posted mixed fourth quarter results. It recorded revenue of $23.4 billion, a little higher than the expected $23.1 billion.
Microsoft books Kelly Clarkson for October opening at SouthPark
Microsoft Corp. said Thursday that it plans to open its full-line retail store at Charlotte's SouthPark mall on Oct. 18, and the tech giant is offering a chance to meet pop singer Kelly Clarkson as part of the grand-opening weekend.