Add another in the list of Microsoft divisions that have annual revenues in excess of the billion dollar mark. Windows Azure, Redmond’s cloud services business now proudly boasts such a figure. Microsoft has, over the years, been awfully coy about Windows Azure numbers. While the technology titan did declare that its...

Open Tech is one of the most inspiring new divisions at Microsoft. Exactly one year ago the software titan decided to launch a new subsidiary to handle open standards and open source projects. And it just turned one year old, very recently. Microsoft has, in the past few years, bet heavily on working with open source...

Microsoft have just released its fiscal Q3 2013 statement and it’s a little bit of a mixed bag. “The bold bets we made on cloud services are paying off as people increasingly choose Microsoft services including Office 365, Windows Azure, Xbox LIVE, and Skype,” said Steve Ballmer, chief executive officer at Microsoft....