China's government says it will avoid buying computer equipment that runs on Windows 8 in a setback for Microsoft's efforts to promote the operating system.
Microsoft is opening a state-of-the-art training facility in Miami, its first within the United States, the company announced Friday.
The Supreme Court has declined to take up software maker Novell Inc.'s appeal in a long-running antitrust case against Microsoft Corp.
Nokia said Friday it has completed the $7.5 billion sale of its troubled cellphone and services division to Microsoft Corp., ending a chapter in the former world leading cellphone maker's history that began with paper making in 1865.
Microsoft is expanding a program that gives schools the ability to prevent ads from appearing in search results when they use its Bing search engine.
Microsoft will end support for Windows XP on Tuesday, and with an estimated 30 percent of businesses and consumers still using the operating system, the move could put everything from the operations of heavy industry to the identities of everyday people in danger.
Microsoft is following through on a promise to update its Windows 8 operating system on a regular basis to respond to consumers' complaints and other feedback.
Microsoft says it had appointed Mason Morfit, the president of activist investment firm ValueAct Capital, to its board of directors.
President Obama's 2015 budget Tuesday confirmed plans to dramatically shrink the U.S. Army to the lowest levels since before World War Two. Locally, it will mean a loss of thousands of jobs at Joint Base Lewis McChord, creating a flood of soldiers leaving the military and looking for work.
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is back on top of the list of the world's richest people after a four-year hiatus.
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On Tuesday, Microsoft named Satya Nadella to replace Steve Ballmer as CEO. Ballmer had announced in August that he was planning to step down within a year. The CEO appointment is effective immediately.
Microsoft has named Satya Nadella, an executive in charge of the company's small, but growing business of delivering software and services over the Internet its new CEO. Company founder Bill Gates is also leaving the chairman role for a new role as technology adviser.
A lawsuit by Microsoft Corp. says an Iowa computer and information technology company sold computers with counterfeit Microsoft software.