Microsoft's current desktop OS is close to stealing second place from Windows XP in the desktop OS arena, according to new stats from Web tracker Net Applications.
But CEO Meg Whitman tells investors the software maker is entering 2015 with the "strongest portfolio" in a decade.
North American Internet traffic on Amazon's video service has more than doubled and Facebook has leaped to the No. 4 downstream slot. Now they just need over 10 times the volume to catch up to Netflix.
The new version of the popular microcomputer sports a microSD card slot and an even more compact design.
The Tesla and SpaceX CEO is reportedly eyeing a new billion-dollar space venture with a former Google executive to launch a fleet of tiny satellites.
Dragging down the rest of the company Sony's mobile unit posts a quarterly operating loss of $1.6 billion on $2.8 billion in revenue.
In its second quarter after acquiring Nokia, Microsoft is paying the price for layoffs even as its other divisions continue to grow.
Apple says it won't break out retail store and iPod sales anymore. And forget about detailed stats on the Apple Watch, due next year.
The co-founder of Microsoft and his wife donated $2.65 billion last year in an effort to combat deadly diseases around the world.
Since spinning off from 21st Century Fox last year, News Corp. has been on an acquisition spree, snapping up a romance-novel publisher, two online business and now a real-estate listing website.