Microsoft has surpassed Exxon to become the second most valuable company in the world. Exxon’s shares have been falling recently, along with the price of oil.
Microsoft is releasing new versions of its popular Office software apps for iPhones and iPads, part of the company’s push to stay relevant to workers in an increasingly mobile world.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella apologized Thursday night and said he was wrong for saying that women don’t need to ask for a raise and should just trust the system to pay them well.
Microsoft is trying to soften an unpopular redesign of Windows by reviving older features while still attempting to nudge users into a world of touch screens and mobile devices.
Microsoft plans to offer a glimpse of its vision for Windows this week, as its new CEO seeks to redefine the company and recover from missteps with its flagship operating system.
Microsoft will acquire the maker of the hit game “Minecraft” for $2.5 billion as the company invests in its Xbox gaming platform and looks to grab attention on mobile phones.
The company says the revamped site fits in with Microsoft’s overall strategy of making mobile phones and Internet-based services priorities as its traditional businesses slow down.
The overseers of the popular “Halo” franchise announced Saturday that the upcoming live action series would take place on an intergalactic locale from the original video game.
Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is stepping down from the company’s board, closing a chapter on 34 years with the software giant.
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has accepted the ice bucket challenge from Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg. Watch his elaborate solution and see who he nominates next.
Microsoft is cutting up to 18,000 jobs, about 14 percent of its staff, over the next year as it works on integrating the Nokia devices business it bought in April and cut down on management layers.
E3 is traditionally the place where video game publishers reveal their biggest and boldest creations. That has changed in recent years. But the event still offers plenty of surprises.