Microsoft

Sandy on February 4th, 2014

Microsoft has officially named Steve Ballmer’s successor: Satya Nadella. Now the third CEO in the company’s history, he most recently has led Redmond’s efforts in the cloud and enterprise space.

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After all the buzz, Microsoft is finally removing Hotmail and switching people to Outlook. The migration is expected to be completed by the early summer. Microsoft is hoping that Outlook will blow a hole in Gmail’s market dominance. This is really big considering there are about 350 million people still using Hotmail. Outlook’s myriad of […]

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Barnes & Noble Inc. stocks surged 68 percent to $23 yesterday in New York after announcing that Microsoft will invest $300 million in a new subsidiary that combines the bookseller’s Nook digital reader and college businesses. You’ll remember that the Nook e-reader was launched in 2009 to compete with Amazon’s Kindle, allowing users to buy, download […]

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Sandy on May 10th, 2011

I’ve just read an article in the Wall Street Journal reporting that Microsoft Corporation has agreed to by Skype Internet phone Company for $8.5 billion cash. Communication technologies has been “the backbone” of Microsoft’s grown and the motivation  to acquire Skype was because Skype has an already established business in the field. A joint phone […]

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