| Jan 6, 2011
Kurt the CyberGuy is hitting the floor before anyone else on the opening day of CES to reveal the biggest announcements in technology, including the trick Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has up his sleeve and why 2011 might just be the year of the tablet....
| Jul 19, 2011
| 4:32 AM
Microsoft Corp is set to post a 9 percent jump in fiscal fourth-quarter profit on Thursday, putting the cap on its best financial year ever, but investors are fidgety over flagging computer sales and a gnawing feeling that the tech pioneer will never...
| Mar 8, 2011
| 9:53 AM
Microsoft has agreed to pay Nokia more than $1 billion to release smart phones running the Windows Phone operating system in a still-unsigned deal between the two companies, according to a report.
That money will be paid out over a five-year span,...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 5:07 AM
Next week a high-ranking Microsoft Corp executive will stand on stage and show off a new version of Windows on a tablet computer.
It won't be the first time. Chief Executive Steve Ballmer did it last year. Co-founder Bill Gates did it 10 years ago.
| May 26, 2011
| 11:28 AM
Microsoft Corp's board stood behind Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer on Thursday, defending its longtime leader after influential hedge fund manager David Einhorn touched off a debate by calling for his dismissal.
The fund manager, who made his name...
| May 26, 2011
| 11:16 AM
Hedge fund manager David Einhorn is playing ball with the New York Mets and on the verge of buying a minority stake in the cash-strapped Major League Baseball team for $200 million.
Einhorn, the manager of Greenlight Capital, is in exclusive talks with...
| Feb 19, 2012
| 10:21 PM
It was an arena proposal that seemed like a slam dunk on Thursday, and now looks as sure as a first-round playoff series against the Denver Nuggets – a couple City Council members mockingly wagging their fingers like Dikembe Mutombo, as if to say...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 9:39 AM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Microsoft is scrambling to preserve what’s left of its kingdom.
Since the company released its Windows operating system in 1985, most of the sequels have been variations on the same theme. Not that it mattered much....