Tokyo event showcases fledgling 3-D gaming

(AP) -- The Tokyo Game Show has a lot of people wearing dark glasses this year, with the buzz turning 3-D at the annual event that brings together the latest offerings from game-machine and software makers.

Microsoft's cloud computing system is growing up

(AP) -- Microsoft Corp. leads its industry in part because a vast army of outside computer programmers design software that only runs on its Windows operating system. Now, the company is fighting to keep those programmers ...

Oracle's Larry Ellison to IBM: 'make our day'

(AP) -- Larry Ellison ratcheted up his rhetoric against IBM Corp. on Wednesday, challenging Oracle Corp.'s longtime partner and rival to "make our day" in a battle over business software performance.

Soft PC sales send Microsoft profit down 29 pct

(AP) -- Microsoft Corp. said Thursday its profit in the last quarter plunged 29 percent because of weak computer sales, ending a fiscal year in which the software maker's revenue fell for the first time since the company ...

Yahoo rallies on renewed hopes for Microsoft deal

Yahoo Inc. shares rose 4 percent Friday amid speculation it will team up with Microsoft Corp. in an online search advertising partnership aimed at mounting a more serious challenge to Google Inc.

Prepping for Oracle, Sun predicts weak results

(AP) -- Sun Microsystems Inc. projected quarterly results below Wall Street estimates Tuesday, signaling it will clear some charges off its books ahead of its $7.4 billion acquisition by Oracle Corp.

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