Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's pay package fell 4 percent after his bonus was trimmed partly due to slower-than-planned progress in the software company's online business and a drop in revenue at its Windows division.
Microsoft founder Bill Gates on Thursday called the new Windows 8 operating system scheduled for release next month "a very exciting new product" and "a very big deal" for the world's largest software maker.
A new congressional investigation claims Microsoft has been able to avoid paying $6.5-billion in taxes since 2009 thanks to the complicated tax structure in the U.S.
Elmo, Big Bird and the rest of the "Sesame Street" crew have always talked to kids. Now, they'll try to have a two-way conversation with their pint-sized audience using Kinect, the motion and voice-sensing controller created by Microsoft.
Former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan, Thailand's prime minister and Microsoft founder Bill Gates are among those nominated for a Chinese alternative "peace prize."
Microsoft's corporate logo has a new look, setting the stage for a wave of products designed to cast the world's largest software maker in a new light.
Putting your best foot forward during a job interview is tough enough but imagine adding a bunch of TV cameras to the mix? A new online reality show is doing just that – as candidates compete to land a job at Microsoft.
A federal judge dismissed the final legal claims Monday by a Utah company that sued Microsoft Corp. for $1 billion over the WordPerfect writing program.
With the unveiling of the Surface tablet, Microsoft is heading into unusual territory: competing with its partners, the very same companies that make Windows PCs. But Microsoft has little to lose, since PC manufacturers have so far had very little success with their own tablets.
CEO Steve Ballmer was on hand to announce the tablet, calling it part of a "whole new family of devices" the company is developing.
Microsoft is being very secretive about a ‘major’ announcement planned for Monday in Los Angeles. However the New York Times reported Friday that the announcement will likely be that the company plans to introduce its answer to the Apple iPad.
Microsoft is nearly done with a much-anticipated overhaul of its Windows operating system.
Microsoft's fared better than analysts anticipated in its latest quarter, boosted by a surprising rise in sales of its Windows operating system.
Microsoft Corp. said Monday it plans to focus on games, music and other entertainment for the Xbox 360, which came out in 2005.
A test, or "beta", version of the revamped operating system will be unveiled Wednesday in Barcelona, nudging Windows 8 a step closer to its anticipated mass market release in September or October.