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Microsoft shakes up exec ranks as Windows 10 looms

The world's biggest software maker is creating a new group charged with making its Windows software work across all devices. Microsoft is also jettisoning some top executives, including former Nokia chief Stephen Elop.

By June 17, 2015


Ellison retrospective: An original straight out of central casting

Oracle's founder, who stepped down Thursday as CEO, has carved out a unique -- and sometimes controversial -- persona as a titan of tech.

By September 18, 2014


Xbox One price slashed by £29, comes with free Titanfall

Microsoft has slashed the price of the Xbox One to £400, and thrown in a free game for good measure.

By February 24, 2014


Microsoft acquisitions: Its biggest hits and misses

Microsoft has spent a fortune snatching up other companies, and just dropped a cool $7.2 billion on Nokia's phone unit. Here's a look back on the company's biggest hits and misses in the risky acquisition game.

By September 3, 2013


Bye-bye, Ballmer. But who's next as Microsoft CEO?

Microsoft is beginning its search for a successor to CEO Steve Ballmer. Here's who might be on the internal short list of possible candidates.

By August 23, 2013


Microsoft hits the reorg button

Redmond unveils its latest (and expected) cross-company reorganization, this one designed to better deliver on its new devices and services charter. Here's who ended up where.

By July 11, 2013


Microsoft buys analytics firm Netbreeze, readies CRM updates

Microsoft has acquired social-monitioring analytics vendor Netbreeze and is readying the next two updates to its Dynamics CRM platform, officials announce at the Convergence conference.

By March 19, 2013


Spanish ERP company flexes open-source muscle

Openbravo CEO talks about the transition from Oracle to open source and from CTO to CEO.

By June 10, 2011


Intel's Windows 8 gang will try to muscle in on iPad turf

Intel and its PC partners will move aggressively to win business customers, which Intel claims is a key advantage for Windows 8 running on its chips.

By September 27, 2012


Microsoft takes its ERP technology to the cloud

Software giant announces plans to sell its enterprise resource planning software as a service, following rivals in the market.

By April 11, 2011