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 charities and social causes across the globe. And the company has continued these efforts with a new donation. This time around, the software titan has donated $4 million...

All three Microsoft CEOs, former and current, have now taken the ALS ice bucket challenge, with Steve Ballmer becoming the latest addition to this exclusive list of three. He follows Satya Nadella’s effort and Bill Gates’ creative work. Ballmer actually tweeted the video of himself taking the challenge. Interesting....

And he takes he challenge to new heights, while at it. Microsoft’s current CEO Satya Nadella recently came in contact with ice cold water, and now the former CEO has done the same. Nadella had a bucket of ice water poured on his head in order to raise awareness for ALS on Thursday. And now Bill Gates has delivered on...

Satya Nadella, the new man in charge at Redmond, seems like a guy that loves to take on challenges. His job at Microsoft is a task in of itself, but the new CEO is ready and willing to accept more. Case in point, how he ended up being soaking wet with ice cold water —for a good cause, that is. Amyotrophic Lateral...

Windows 8.1, Microsoft’s latest operating system, comes with countless changes. But the company has just announced a priceless deal for nonprofits that want to hop onto its latest platform. All eligible nonprofit organizations and public libraries can get Windows 8.1 free of charge through Microsoft’s software...

Office 365 presents a bold new frontier for Redmond and its cloud ambitions. And the technology titan has had a fair amount with this cloud powered productivity suite in a short amount of time. Redmond has secured several small and large, government, corporate and educational contracts lately whereby it has brought...

It was not all that long ago that text-to-speech technology made its debut. And over the years, the technology has improved by a country mile. Bill Gates and a group of inventors, however, are currently working on something that is a lot more innovative than that. According to a new report, Microsoft co-founder Bill...

The education sector represents a significant one for Microsoft, and the company once again seems to be in generous mood as it has just announced a new campaign for teachers and instructors. The company is providing 10,000 educators a Surface RT tablet for free. This giveaway is part of the Windows in the Classroom...

Redmond continues its aggressive retail expansion, this time with the news that the technology titan will officially open its first retail store in Hawaii on June 13. And to celebrate the occasion, Microsoft will donate software to a number of local charities. This was revealed in a report by BizJournals that writes...

Not a month passes before we hear about Microsoft’s charitable efforts. Redmond is one of the most, if not the most, active technology companies that participate in helping communities around the globe. This time Microsoft aims to bring young people closer to technology. The software titan has just announced that it...