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 increase in profits. The company reported €3.8 billion in revenue in the fourth quarter of the year to go with €470 million in net profit, which...

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 really mixed bag at that. The uplift provided by the retirement of Windows XP seems to have waned a bit. Sure, the technology titan reported a total revenue...

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 just made the news as the Internal Revenue Service has gone after him. Along with nine other Redmond executives. He has been called to court to provide information about some...

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 digital stores. Users in the US can now use this crypto currency to pay for games, apps and other content. The software titan rather silently...

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 revenue across the board. Expected, because Redmond had announced this at BUILD 2014. This is how the story goes. Building an app for the Windows ecosystem and selling it...

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 company that saw the release of the third iteration of Windows 10 Technical Preview. A few quality apps, a notable new online service, and plenty of hardware unveils. A look at...

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 giant is in a good run or form. The ascendency started soon after news broke out that Steve Ballmer was letting go of the CEO seat. Since then, the new head of the...

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 gives an interview, it’s a bit of an event. After all, the man spent nearly 34 years at the software titan. Not to mention that he’s the largest individual shareholder...

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 CEO Satya Nadella, meanwhile went on a bit of a press tour this week, and the company also released its remarkable third quarter financial results. Some of the...

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 is close to becoming the next billion dollar unit for the company. The Surface line generated 908 million in revenue. Overall, the technology titan brought in some...