Cost and efficiency still trump security, and that is unlikely to change. No CIO will last long if they reject efficiency savings from cloud services, just because security cannot be guaranteed. The cloud and cloud computing is expanding and is here to stay
Bill Gates remains chairman of Microsoft, but he stepped back from his day-to-day role nearly five years ago, and now, with his wife Melinda, runs the world's largest charity
Microsoft is working hard on its next operating software Windows Blue, which according to rumors, is slated for release this summer
Four Chinese state-owned companies have been accused by Microsoft of using pirated copies of its Office software and it has requested the companies to stop
Microsoft's 'Bing it on' campaign is already showing encouraging results
Something unheard of was reported by Microsoft in their second quarter report -- the tech giant posted a loss of $492 million; its first ever loss
Hackers have found a new target in Microsoft. The software giant experienced a similar cyberattack when a small number of its computers were subject to malicious software
Microsoft has taken advantage of Google's mishap last year. Last year it was discovered that Google has been tracking users of the Safari web browser
Microsoft unveiled a line of its own tablets to rival Apple's iPad. The new tablet features a 10.6-inch-wide display screen with Gorilla Glass, its own stand, a full USB port, dual Wi-Fi antennae, a multi-touch keyboard and a trackpad
Google announced its antipated tablet PC called the Nexus 7 at its annual developers event called Google I/O 2012 in San Francisco
Yahoo chief executive officer Marissa Mayer has decided to cut several projects in order to save resources
The German government agency controlling IT-safety is warning internet users against using Microsoft's Internet Explorer because of a potential security flaw
Employees have spoken, and three technology companies took the top spots in a new survey of the best multinational workplaces: Microsoft, software-maker SAS, and data-storage company NetApp
A group of American companies led by Microsoft will offer free computer training to members of disadvantaged communities so they can compete in the global economy and benefit from a high-speed Internet project spearheaded by the Federal Communications Commission
Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT)
Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq "MSFT") is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential.
Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT) is an American multinational computer technology corporation with 79,000 employees in 102 countries and global annual revenue of US $51.12 billion as of 2007. It develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a wide range of software products for computing devices.
Headquartered in Redmond, Washington, USA, its best selling products are the Microsoft Windows operating system and the Microsoft Office suite of productivity software. These products have prominent positions in the desktop computer market, with market share estimates as high as 90% or more as of 2003 for Microsoft Office and 2006 for Microsoft Windows. One of Bill Gates' key visions is "to get a workstation running our software onto every desk and eventually in every home"
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