Posts Tagged ‘ Microsoft Corp ’
Thursday, July 9, 2015
Technology giant Microsoft seems to be the turning the page on its $9.5 billion acquisition of Finnish handset maker Nokia. The technology giant said yesterday that it would cut 7,800 jobs or seven per cent of its workforce and write down the value of its phone business by $7.6 billion. The impact o...
Sony Corp unveiled a prototype for a new virtual reality headset accessory for its Playstation 4 games console on Tuesday at the annual Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, as it bids to further acceptance of the concept. The headset, still in development under the name “Project Morphe...
19 March, 2014 |
Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Steve Ballmer took his farewell bow before thousands of applauding employees on Thursday with a typically loud and emotional performance at his last companywide meeting, talking up the software giant’s prospects and taking swipes at rivals. The CEO, whose screec...
27 September, 2013 |
Microsoft Corp said on Wednesday that users of its forthcoming Xbox One game console will be able to play games offline without establishing an Internet connection, and will be able to lend or sell used disc-based games. The announcement reverses the company’s position when it unveiled the con...
20 June, 2013 |
Personal computer sales plunged 14 per cent in the first three months of the year, the biggest decline in two decades of keeping records, as tablets continue to gain in popularity and buyers appear to be avoiding Microsoft Corp’s new Windows 8 system, according to a leading tech tracking firm....
11 April, 2013 |
Brazil, Russia, India and China still lag far behind developed countries in policies considered critical for the future of cloud computing, but each made some progress over the past year, a U.S. industry group said on Thursday. The Business Software Alliance, which represents U.S. industry heavyweig...
8 March, 2013 |
Personal computer makers, trying to beat back a tablet mania that’s eating into their sales, are making what may be a last-ditch attempt to sway customers by mimicking the competition. Many of the laptops to be unveiled around the world in coming months will be hybrids or “convertibles...
17 January, 2013 |
Google Inc’s shares have clung tenaciously near record highs after a three-month, 30 percent rally fueled by rising optimism about Internet advertising, but Wall Street fears it may be running out of steam. Google stock has hovered near an all-time high of $774.38 since touching that peak on O...
18 October, 2012 |
Nokia and Microsoft Corp will take the wraps off the struggling European company’s most powerful smartphone on Wednesday, in what may be their last major shot at winning back a market lost to Apple, Samsung and Google. The world’s largest software maker and the Finnish company that on...
5 September, 2012 |
Amazon.com Inc plans to expand its mobile platform and broaden its offering of devices beyond e-readers and the Kindle Fire tablet, analysts, developers and retail partners said ahead of results next week from the world’s largest Internet retailer. Amazon is to introduce up to five or six ta...
23 July, 2012 |