It’s amazing what just a little push in the right direction can do. Most analysts seem to suggest that Microsoft is not doing very well now, some naysayers even predicting total doom and gloom. Obviously the slow performance of Windows 8 and (to an extent) Surface tablets has not helped. But despite all this,...

The hottest news last night was about ValueAct Capital, the hedge-fund that took over a $2 billion stake in Microsoft.  ValueAct founder Jeffery Ubben promised a statement later in the day. And now StreetInsider.com is reporting Jeffery as saying that the technology titan has a lot of potential for growth in the near...

Microsoft last week released its financial details for the first quarter of the year, revealing that it generated more than $20 billion in revenue and well over $6 billion in net income. Now reports are coming in that a famous hedge-fund has bought a significant amount of stock in the company, to the tune of 1 percent...

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....

Um, wow I did not see this coming. CNET is reporting that they saw a huge demand for tablets during the 4th calendar quarter of 2012. Lenovo saw tablet shipments spike in its most recent reported quarter, according to comments today from its top executive. Along with reporting a record profit during its fiscal third...

The tech world got a shake (and a stir) a couple of days back when the news hit that Steven Sinofsky, the President of the Windows Division at a little company called Microsoft, left the company. Here is a little aftershock for you: Steven Sinofsky may be looking for a job right now, but one thing he isn’t short on is...

I was out with my son last night when my cousin sent me a text message saying “Holy Cow – Sinofsky’s gone!”. CRAZY. The President of Microsoft’s Windows division has moved on barely 2 + weeks after the release of Microsoft’s newest and most controversial Operating System – Windows 8. In his wake, he has left Mr. Ballmer,...

In a letter to the Microsoft shareholders, Steve Ballmer talks about the amazing transformation that his company is going through. He describes somewhat eloquently the transformation that is occuring within the software giants different business lines. The full transcript is below: Shareholder Letter TO OUR...

So the drumbeat has started and the analysts are starting to confirm what we knew all along – they have their heads in their asses. Apparently analysts are starting to predict the demise of Windows 8 – this before we’ve even seen the final product or the Windows 8 release Preview. Let me be very clear – they are...

Apple yesterday announced its Q1 2012 results. They reported $11.6 billion in profit from $39.2 billion revenue — an increase from the $5.99 billion profit and $24.67 billion revenue reported in Q1 2011. They sold 35.1 million iPhones this quarter. That was an 88 percent increase over the 18.65 million sold in Q2...