Microsoft gets social with China's Renren
US software giant Microsoft will team up with Renren to integrate their social-networking services in China, the companies announced Wednesday.
Icahn pushes Motorola to turn patents into cash
(AP) -- Shares of cellphone maker Motorola Mobility Holdings jumped to a four-month high Thursday after activist investor Carl Icahn disclosed that he's pushing the company to squeeze profits from its vast patent portfolio.
Microsoft bumps pay to keep 'top talent'
Microsoft said Friday it was raising pay for employees to retain "top talent" in the fiercely competitive market for skilled technology workers.
Microsoft CEO sells 1.3 billion dollars in shares in company
Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer has sold 49.3 million shares in the company worth some 1.33 billion dollars, according to a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Android update turns Google phones into Wi-Fi hot spots
Google on Thursday gave developers a peek at an Android software update that lets smartphones become Wi-Fi hot spots and support video based on a Flash program shunned by iPhone maker Apple.
New Giorgio Armani Samsung smartphone
Giorgio Armani and Samsung Electronics have presented the new Giorgio Armani-Samsung smartphone.
Microsoft CEO Ballmer's salary up 4 percent in '09
(AP) -- Microsoft Corp. raised CEO Steve Ballmer's salary by 4 percent at the start of fiscal 2009, a year in which the software maker's profit declined 17 percent as the economic meltdown decimated personal ...
Icahn pares Yahoo stake with sale of 12.7M shares
(AP) -- Financier Carl Icahn, one of Yahoo Inc.'s largest stockholders, has sold 12.7 million shares to whittle his holdings in the slumping Internet company down a percentage point to a 4.5 percent stake.
First Look: New Mac 'Snow Leopard' software not a dramatic change
(AP) -- While Microsoft Corp. prepares to release the next incarnation of Windows on Oct. 22, Apple Inc. is cutting ahead, launching a new version of its operating system for Mac computers on Friday.
Apple to unleash Snow Leopard on August 28
Apple announced on Monday that its next-generation Snow Leopard operating system tailored for the California company's Macintosh computers will be unleashed on the market on Friday.
Microsoft says Office for Mac will have Outlook
(AP) -- Microsoft Corp. said Thursday it will include Outlook, a popular e-mail and calendar program that's ubiquitous on its Windows computers, in the next version of its Office suite for Apple Inc.'s Mac computers.
Review: New Android phone better, far from perfect
(AP) -- Less than a year after T-Mobile and HTC released the first smart phone using Google's Android operating system, the wireless operator and the handset maker are back with a sleeker device that takes ...
Review: Dazzling Palm software beats the iPhone
(AP) -- Move over, iPhone. You've had two years on top of the smart phone world. Now there's a touch-screen phone with better software: the Palm Pre.
SolarWinds shares climb during first trading day
(AP) -- Shares of SolarWinds Inc. climbed Wednesday during the network management software maker's first day of trading, marking the latest flicker of life in an IPO market that has barely registered a pulse this year.