Microsoft was rewarded by investors today, the day after the unveiling of their Microsoft Surface Tablet. Microsoft stock was among the most heavily traded stocks on the first day of trading after the product launch. MSFT closed up 2.88 percent at $30.70. The gain was double the average of Nasdaq stocks and added...

Shares of Microsoft (MSFT) were up 94 cents, or almost 4%, at $25.24 yesterday on what would appear to be an accelerated time frame for the company’s next version of Windows, Windows 8. This was a RUMOR mentioned in a piece on ZDNet by Mary Jo Foley. Foley wrote that rather than a staggered introduction of Windows 8...