When Steve Ballmer took over as CEO in January 2000, Microsoft was the titan of tech and the world's most valuable company. My, how things have changed. In the 13 years since Bill Gates handed over the CEO spot, the technology …
Microsoft's surprise deal to acquire Nokia's phone business for more than $7 billion in cash appears to have left investors cold. Microsoft stock dropped by more than 5% in early trading following the acquisition announcement late Monday …
Microsoft released its first fiscal quarter earnings report after closing bell tonight, posting adjusted earnings of 67 cents per share on GAAP revenue of $20.4 billion. Analysts had been expecting earnings of 59 cents per share and $21.03 billion …
Last month it was reported that the online Microsoft Store had sold out of most Surface 2 tablets one week prior to Christmas. It was unclear why the company was struggling to meet demand, that too in a lucrative period such as the …
Well, this isn't surprising: following a somewhat underwhelming presentation from Microsoft after unveiling the Xbox One (where are the games?), Sony's stock jumped up. Here's a comparison, with Sony's graph up top. Mind that the …
They are older and more established (a nice way of saying mature) companies. And they pay dividends. Big ones, in fact. Microsoft and Cisco have payouts that yield more than 3%. Intel's yield is above 4%. By way of comparison, the …
When will Microsoft get more Surface 2s and Surface Pro 2s in stock? It's a question I'm getting increasingly regularly on Twitter and via email -- along with questions about when Microsoft will replenish supplies of its Surface docks and finally …
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, whose botched bid for Yahoo helped drive the stock down 20% since February, is about to make it up to shareholders with a buyback of as much as $20 billion. That's the word from Heather Bellini of UBS, …
Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts has sold between $250,000 and $500,000 worth of Microsoft stock, according to an Associated Press report out today. It's the largest single stock sale by anyone on the court in more than a decade. …
(AP) -- Microsoft Corp. is trying to lift its stock price by boosting its dividend 25 percent, the largest increase since the world's largest software maker started the quarterly payments seven years ago. The change announced Tuesday will …