Thursday, July 30
Software giant Microsoft Corporation launched its new flagship operating system Windows 10 on Wednesday, July 29th. This was Redmond, Washington-based Microsoft Corp.'s first new operating system in three years, and has been designed to work across laptops, desktop and smartphones.
Tuesday, June 02
Microsoft announced today that Windows 10 will debut in 190 markets on July 29. The OS has been said to debut sometime this summer, but this is the first time an official date has been attached. As previously announced by Microsoft, Windows 10 is a free, automatic upgrade for anyone running Windows 7 or 8.
Thursday, October 02
Microsoft Corp. wants to give back to customers the Windows they loved.
Tuesday, September 16
Microsoft agreed on Monday to buy the company behind Minecraft, the world-building computer game, for $2.5 billion in a cash deal meant to add the immensely popular title to its stock of content.
Wednesday, August 20
Former Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer quit his post as a company director after 14 years, giving new CEO Satya Nadella an even freer hand to reshape the company.
Wednesday, July 30
The Chinese government announced that Microsoft faced investigation for possible violations of antimonopoly laws, and confirmed that officials had conducted surprise visits to the company’s offices across the country, a statement released late Tuesday said.
Friday, July 18
Microsoft Corp is set to cut more than 6,000 jobs in an announcement expected, according to sources familiar with the matter, as it trims its newly acquired Nokia phone business and reshapes itself as a cloud-computing and mobile-friendly software company.
Saturday, April 26
Microsoft’s $7.2 billion acquisition of Nokia’s devices and services business has been completed. Nokia confirmed the completed transaction in a press release, noting that it has “completed the sale of substantially all of its Devices & Services business to Microsoft” (using the same phrasing it has deployed throughout the process).
Wednesday, April 09
When Microsoft ends support for Windows XP on Tuesday, a security sinkhole will likely open and gradually widen, threatening hundreds of millions of PCs worldwide in homes, companies, government agencies and schools.
Friday, April 04
Microsoft's Windows operating system has had a bit of an identity crisis lately. And who can blame it? The operating system is nearly 30 years old, and it's transitioned -- quite well, mind you -- through a lot of tech trends.