Microsoft The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Microsoft en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Mon, 15 Sep 2014 21:02:00 GMT Microsoft's Missed Opportunity: Not Getting Minecraft's Founders? The tech giant snagged Mojang, the maker of the popular game Minecraft, but its founders are out. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 21:02:00 GMT Laura Entis Microsoft's Rumored $2 Billion Bid for Minecraft: Smart Move or Epic Fail? Microsoft is reportedly nearing a deal to buy the maker of the wildly popular video game, but at least one analyst calls the move a 'real head scratcher.' Wed, 10 Sep 2014 20:27:00 GMT Laura Entis Microsoft Releases 'Delve,' A Productivity-Aimed Office Assistant Users of Office 365 have been waiting for Delve, which was previously referred to as 'Oslo.' Tue, 09 Sep 2014 13:28:00 GMT Jason Fell Guess Who Wrote Microsoft's 'Blue Screen of Death' The text from that infamous blue screen on Windows PCs was written by none other than ... Sat, 06 Sep 2014 20:00:00 GMT Dave Smith Microsoft Accidentally Teases Windows 9, Quickly Deletes Post The unreleased OS was mistakenly mentioned in an online post by Microsoft’s Chinese division. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 18:56:00 GMT Carly Okyle Microsoft May Be Developing a Streaming Dongle to Compete With Chromecast The new device will reportedly use Miracast technology to stream audio and video from computers and mobile devices to television sets. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:12:00 GMT Benjamin Kabin Steve Ballmer Leaves Microsoft's Board Ballmer said he plans to devote much of his attention to the Los Angeles Clippers basketball team, which he recently bought for $2 billion. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 18:45:00 GMT CNBC Staff Microsoft Releases $25 Nokia Phone The company aims to reach potential first-time customers in emerging markets such as India, China and Nigeria. Mon, 11 Aug 2014 17:45:00 GMT Arjun Kharpal The 22 Biggest Product Fails Ever From New Coke to the Apple Newton, a look at high-profile products that flopped. Fri, 08 Aug 2014 14:30:00 GMT Drake Baer Your New Enterprise Sales Strategy: Forget Managers, Focus on Users Meetings with big decision-makers can be hard to come by, so get your software in the hands of employees and hope they spread the word. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 20:00:00 GMT Sarah Austin Microsoft's Big Layoffs Lays Bare the Dangers of Cultural Change Whether you run a small company or a large corporation, changing a culture should be done with care, or risk an implosion. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 15:00:00 GMT Thomas White French Court Sides With Business Owner Over Negative Online Review The decision creates a new crime of 'being too highly ranked' on a search engine, the blogger says. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 20:07:00 GMT Geoff Weiss Bombshell: Microsoft to Eliminate 18,000 Jobs in Restructuring The ax just fell at the tech giant, deeper than it ever has before. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 13:30:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow In Landmark Deal, Apple and IBM Join Up to Develop Business Apps The wide-ranging partnership aims to combine IBM's big data and analytics proficiencies with Apple’s ubiquity and usability. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 22:36:00 GMT Geoff Weiss Microsoft Reportedly Prepping Massive Round of Layoffs The announcement, which could arrive as soon as this week, comes as the company seeks to integrate roughly 30,000 new employees on the heels of its Nokia acquisition. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 19:53:00 GMT Geoff Weiss U.S. Says Fourth Amendment Does Not Protect Digitally-Stored Data A drug trafficking case in which the government is demanding Microsoft hand over emails stored in a Dublin datacenter has called into question Fourth Amendment rights in a digital era. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 16:57:00 GMT Geoff Weiss Wait, What? Microsoft CEO Says Company Needs to Rediscover Its Soul. Huge changes are coming to Microsoft, says CEO Satya Nadella in a rambling manifesto -- but just what kinds of changes are anybody's guess. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 17:18:00 GMT Geoff Weiss Google to Offer Business Owners 2 TB of Free Storage for a Year Amid pricing wars between corporate computing leaders Amazon, Microsoft and Google, industry experts predict that cloud storage may soon become entirely free. Wed, 09 Jul 2014 17:24:00 GMT Geoff Weiss 3 Life Lessons From Steve Ballmer's Rousing Graduation Speech Microsoft's recently departed CEO and the soon-to-be owner of the LA Clippers shared his own life advice with the graduates at the University of Washington. Mon, 16 Jun 2014 21:17:00 GMT Laura Entis Never Turn Down a Paying Customer Being selective about your business and your clients is great advice...if you don't mind being broke and miserable. Tue, 10 Jun 2014 12:30:00 GMT Steve Tobak