Zynga CEO Mark Pincus will be replaced as head of the online video game company on July 8 by Don Mattrick, who was most recently head of Microsoft’s Xbox division.
The upcoming console’s cloud computing capabilities were demonstrated by fleshing out dense environments in third-person open-world games like the zombie-fighting sequel “Dead Rising 3″.
Microsoft founder Bill Gates is in Austin to help dedicate a new computer science center at the University of Texas named in his and his wife’s honor.
Microsoft is so confident that it has the internet’s best email service with Outlook that it is about to spend at least $30 million to send its message across the nation.
Research firm NPD released its game-market sales for January on Thursday. Microsoft led U.S. console sales for the 25th consecutive month, tallying 281,000 units sold.
Slumping personal computer maker Dell announced Tuesday that it is selling itself for $24.4 billion to its founder and a group of investors that includes Microsoft.
Microsoft’s retooled version of its Office software is hitting the market as the company tries to extend one of its key franchises beyond personal computers.
Microsoft’s Surface tablet running a full version of Windows 8 Pro will start selling in January for $899 and up, the company announced Thursday.
The single mother of three was watching CBS 11 News one night when she heard about a Frisco software development company looking for the next big app idea.
Microsoft believes that the latest version of Windows is off to a great start, but it’s going to take more to prove that the revamped software will win over people.
“Halo 4,” the latest installation of Microsoft’s video game franchise, has proven that Master Chief is still king. Microsoft reported that sales reached $220 million in 24 hours.
Microsoft is scrapping its instant-messaging program and forcing most users to switch to Skype. Microsoft bought Skype for $8.5 billion last year.