Philanthropists Bill and Melinda Gates pitched an optimistic future for the world's poor and sick in their annual letter Tuesday, arguing passionately against three myths they say hurt efforts to bring people out of poverty, save lives and improve living conditions.
Ford Motor Co. shares rose while Microsoft Corp. stock fell Wednesday morning on news that Ford CEO Alan Mulally won't leave the automaker to lead the software giant.
Ford CEO Alan Mulally says he will not leave the automaker for Microsoft and will stay at Ford at least through 2014.
Microsoft says more than 2 million of its Xbox One consoles have been sold since the system's launch 18 days ago.
Microsoft Corp. says that more than 1 million Xbox One consoles have been sold worldwide since their midnight launch.
As the company begins selling its first new Xbox in eight years on Friday, some critics say Microsoft should spin the gaming unit off.
Microsoft chairman Bill Gates choked up while reading from prepared remarks during Steve Ballmer's final shareholders meeting as chief executive.
A former California technology analyst pleaded guilty Friday to insider trading charges in a cooperation deal with the government, admitting that he told secrets to an SAC Capital portfolio manager and others in 2009 about a blockbuster deal between Microsoft and Yahoo.
As part of an effort to become carbon neutral, Microsoft Corp. has entered a 20-year deal to buy power from a new wind farm in Texas, the first time the tech giant is directly purchasing electricity from a specific source.
Microsoft posted quarterly revenue and earnings Thursday that easily topped Wall Street forecasts, marking a healthy start to a companywide overhaul it announced in July that should help the software giant transform into a devices and services company.
Ford CEO Alan Mulally wouldn't say Thursday if he has talked to Microsoft about taking the CEO job at the software giant.
Microsoft introduced a new strategy in the war against online criminals with the launch of its Cybercrime Center.
Billionaire Warren Buffett says there's no chance his friend Bill Gates will return to lead Microsoft Corp. as CEO.
Microsoft has sold 62 acres of land near Issaquah it had purchased a decade ago for a new office campus on Seattle's east side.
Microsoft is releasing its long-awaited Windows 8.1 upgrade as a free download starting Thursday. It addresses some of the gripes people have had with Windows 8, the dramatically different operating system that attempts to bridge the divide between tablets and PCs.