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Microsoft Reports Record $24.52 Billion In Revenue In Q2

Microsoft Reports Record $24.52 Billion In Revenue In Q2

By Zach Walton January 23, 2014

Over the holidays, Microsoft launched a number of new hardware products, including the Xbox One and Surface 2. As it turns out, those product launches combined with its new focus on devices and services led to a record quarter for …

Ballmer's Final Shareholder Letter Is All Optimism Ballmer's Final Shareholder Letter Is All Optimism
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Steve Ballmer’s days at Microsoft are numbered. The board has until the end of the year to find a replacement, but he’s already resigned to his fate that today’s shareholder letter will be his last. In classic Ballmer style, the …

Ford CEO Alan Mulally May Move To Microsoft Ford CEO Alan Mulally May Move To Microsoft

It was announced last month that Steve Ballmer would be stepping down as CEO of Microsoft after 33 years with the company and 13 years as its CEO. Since then, there’s been no word out of Microsoft’s board of directors …

Steve Ballmer had the Time of his Life Steve Ballmer had the Time of his Life

Steve Ballmer announced to an arena of Microsoft employees that, after 33 years with the company, he will resign as its CEO within 12 months. On June 11, 1980, ┬áSteve Ballmer became the 30th member of the Microsoft company and …

Microsoft Details Its Nokia Purchase Microsoft Details Its Nokia Purchase

By now, it’s no secret that Microsoft is purchasing Nokia’s Devices and Services business. With the purchase, Microsoft will integrate Nokia’s hardware business into its own to help push Windows Phone 8 forward. The market isn’t being too kind on …

Microsoft Is Getting A Lot Of Nokia Talent Microsoft Is Getting A Lot Of Nokia Talent
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Early this morning, Microsoft announced its intention to purchase Nokia’s Devices and Services business for $5 billion. It also paid $2.18 billion to license Nokia’s patents. It’s a deal that many are surprised didn’t come sooner, but Microsoft may have …

Microsoft Buys Nokia's Phones Unit, Brings Elop Back Microsoft Buys Nokia's Phones Unit, Brings Elop Back

Microsoft and Nokia announced that the former will acquire the latter’s devices and services business for 3.79 billion Euros ($5 billion), and will pay 1.65 billion Euros ($2.18 billion) to license Nokia’s patents, bringing the total transaction price to 5.44 …

There Is A Reason Behind Ballmer's Sudden Retirement There Is A Reason Behind Ballmer's Sudden Retirement
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On Friday, Steve Ballmer announced that he would be retiring as CEO of Microsoft within the next 12 months. The stock market had a field day with the news, but the rest of us were were wondering why the longtime …

Microsoft Stock Surging on Ballmer Retirement News Microsoft Stock Surging on Ballmer Retirement News

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced this morning that he will be stepping down from his position within the next 12 months. The executive has been a part of Microsoft for over 33 years, joining the company as its first business …

Let's Celebrate The Career Of Steve Ballmer Let's Celebrate The Career Of Steve Ballmer

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced today that he would be retiring within the next 12 months after working with the tech company for more than 30 years. To celebrate the life and career of Microsoft’s energetic CEO, here’s a collection …

Steve Ballmer Will Retire In The Next 12 Months Steve Ballmer Will Retire In The Next 12 Months

For the past 13 years, Steve Ballmer has ruled Microsoft as its CEO. He oversaw the rollout of four Windows operating systems including the most recent Windows 8. Most of us thought he’d be around for the release of Windows …

Steve Ballmer Talks About Microsoft's Restructuring Steve Ballmer Talks About Microsoft's Restructuring

On Thursday, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced a massive restructuring of the core Microsoft business. The strategy calls for Microsoft to realign itself as a single entity focused on one goal – keeping people in the Windows ecosystem. Ballmer announced …

Microsoft's New Strategy Is Full Of Potential Microsoft's New Strategy Is Full Of Potential

For a while now, it’s been rumored that Microsoft was planning a massive internal restructuring that would turn it into a devices and services company. What that means is that Microsoft would be more like Apple in that it creates …

Ballmer Outlines Microsoft's Big Restructuring Ballmer Outlines Microsoft's Big Restructuring

News came out earlier this week that Microsoft would announce a restructuring plan on Thursday. Well, it’s Thursday, and the announcement has just come out. CEO Steve Ballmer said in an email to Microsoft employees that the company has released …

Microsoft Restructuring to be Unveiled on Thursday Microsoft Restructuring to be Unveiled on Thursday

Earlier this month, Microsoft’s Don Mattrick, president of the Xbox division, left the company to become the CEO of struggling mobile game developer Zynga. The move was quite sudden, with Microsoft left leaving CEO Steve Ballmer in charge of this …

FWD.us  Snags Bill Gates, Sean Parker, and More FWD.us Snags Bill Gates, Sean Parker, and More

Mark Zuckerberg’s immigration-focused political advocacy group is getting the help of a few more tech heavyweights. Today, FWD.us announced a couple of new members: Microsoft founder BIll Gates, current Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, Microsoft EVP Brad Smith and Sean Parker, …

Is Steve Ballmer Bringing the NBA Back to Seattle? Is Steve Ballmer Bringing the NBA Back to Seattle?

Is Steve Ballmer about to bring the Sonics back to Seattle? Yahoo Sports is reporting that a group led by Microsoft’s Ballmer and hedge-fund manager Chris Hansen is in the process of finalizing a deal with the Maloof family – …