Both Bill Gates of Microsoft and Steve Jobs of Apple through their leadership contributed immensely to the development of computer technology, but their paths seem to diverge on how they handled their wealth.
Microsoft Corp. says its board has approved a dividend increase and a new $40 billion stock buyback plan.
A commonly used device found in living rooms around the world could be a cheap and effective means of evaluating the walking difficulties of multiple sclerosis (MS) patients.
Microsoft said it is bolstering its Xbox arsenal with the purchase of a startup specializing in letting people join in the fun while watching live-streamed game play.
Microsoft says it is cutting 2,850 jobs, about 2.5 percent of its workforce, as it further scales back its troubled smartphone business.
Microsoft said Tuesday it posted a profit of $3.1 billion in the just-ended quarter, swinging into the black a year after hefty charges from writing off mobile phone assets.
Microsoft says Windows 10 is a hit with its customers. But many Windows users beg to differ.
Microsoft says it will take more time than it thought to get a billion devices running Windows 10 because of its sharply curtailed ambitions in the smartphone business.
Microsoft is backing off its ambitious goal of getting Windows 10 on 1 billion devices by 2018.
What are you waiting for? There are few reasons left to resist Microsoft's Windows 10 update, especially while it's still free.