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Microsoft Loses 12 Cents On Every Windows Phone Sold

No one ever said that the mobile market was an easy fish to fry. Microsoft is learning this first hand, as both Google and Apple…

Microsoft Campus Strategy
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Microsoft Earnings Reveal $21.7 Billion Total Revenue

The Redmond based technology giant has released its financial results for the FY15 Q3, that’s third quarter of the fiscal year 2015, and total revenue…

Satya Nadella CEO Earnings
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Satya Nadella Now The Highest Paid CEO In United States

Satya Nadella replaced Steve Ballmer in February 2014, and since then he has tried to push the company towards a slightly different approach, one with…

Panos Panay Lesson
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Surface Creator Terms The $900 Million Writedown A Valuable Lesson

So this happened. Microsoft unexpectedly announced a new Surface tablet, the Surface 3, earlier today. And this successor to the Surface 2 is set to…

Bill Gates Rich
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Bill Gates Named The Richest Person In The World, Again

Good old Bill is in the news again. Forbes just released their rich list for the year, and Bill Gates ended up being the richest…

Week In Review
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Week In Review (Jan 26 – Jan 30)

Week In Review returns with a vengeance! While Windows 10 was still the primary focus all month around, Microsoft made movements in other several other…

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Nokia Q4 2014 Results Show A Sharp Increase In Profits

Microsoft had a perfectly fine quarter in mobile, moving 10.5 million Lumia handsets, but guess which company found even bigger success. Nokia recorded a massive…

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Microsoft Q2 Earnings Reveal $26.5 Billion In Revenue

Final quarter earnings are always interesting, and for Microsoft the second quarter earnings brought in a mixed bag in terms of numbers and strategy. A…

Steve Ballmer Tax Dodging
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The IRS Files A Legal Complaint Against Steve Ballmer

Steve Ballmer, the former Microsoft CEO has been out of the spotlight, at least as far as the technology world is concerned, but he has…

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Microsoft Starts Accepting Bitcoins In Its Digital Stores

Digital currencies still are a volatile preposition, but they are slowly gaining mainstream status. Microsoft has joined the party, and now accepts Bitcoins for its…

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Windows Store Fee To Be Bumped To 30% For All Apps Next Year

The great leveling! In an interesting but expected move, Microsoft will hike up the Windows Store fee for apps, taking a clean 30% of all…

Week In Review
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Week In Review (Nov 10 – Nov 14)

Busy few days in the world of Windows. Microsoft released a few things, a couple of them leaked out. Overall a smashing week for the…

Microsoft Campus
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Microsoft Surpasses Exxon Mobil In Market Value

And in doing so, has become the second most valuable company on the planet. Bragging rights, but it does show that the Redmond based technology…

Steve Ballmer Microsoft Stock
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Steve Ballmer Plans To Hold Microsoft Stock For Ever

Let it go, eh? Nah, not happening. Steve Ballmer, the former Microsoft CEO, has made few headlines since he left the company, but whenever he…

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Week In Review (Oct 20 – Oct 24)

The momentum continues to shift towards Windows 10, with build 9860, the first ever refresh of the new operating system now out in public. Microsoft…

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Microsoft Posts $5.48 Billion Income On $23.2 Billion Revenue

Microsoft announced its earnings for the third quarter of the year, the period ending September 30, and the big news is that the Surface division…

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Nadella Sends New Memo, Talks Inclusion And Diversity

Satya Nadella made a bit of a faux pas, a gaffe of sorts when at the Grace Hopper Celebration where he spoke on the topic…

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Microsoft Listed As The Fifth Most Valuable Brand In The World

Some things change very slowly. Microsoft has enjoyed a spot among the world brand leaders, but in the latest list, the technology titan is ranked…

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Office 365 Is Our Most Strategic API, Says Satya Nadella

Nothing new that we’ve not heard before, but it still is good to hear it from the higher ups. Office 365, Microsoft’s CEO says, is…

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Microsoft Donates $4 Million To World Vision Australia

Microsoft and charity are two words you might have read countless times in the same sentence. The software giant is renowned for its support for…