Microsoft is planning its biggest round of job cuts in five years as the software maker looks to integrate Nokia Oyj's handset unit, a report says.
Shares of Apple have hit another 52-week high, with buzz for larger iPhones and the long-rumored iWatch, but a new fight may be brewing with Microsoft.
Smartphones are getting bigger and bigger screens, and it's not just to make it easier to play "Candy Crush Saga." Tablet makers, watch out.
BlackBerry's earnings report was actually better than expected - but it's still headed for the dustbin of history. Which OS will tumble next?
It's almost summer, and the spotlight is on fun, including a cheaper Xbox One, a huge gaming convention and a new installment in a movie franchise.
The discovery model for iTunes Radio isn't working well, so Apple is betting big -- $3 billion big -- on Beats and premium streaming music.
The Xbox One will get $100 cheaper next month, but it may not be a bargain without the motion-based Kinect controller.
With a new CEO in place, Microsoft founder Bill Gates told CNBC on Monday he's excited about taking a more hands-on approach again at the software giant.
Microsoft is rushing to fix a bug in its widely used Internet Explorer web browser after a computer security firm disclosed the flaw over the weekend.
As Microsoft ends support for the persistently popular Windows XP, the move could put everyone, from heavy industry to everyday people, in danger.
From Microsoft scoring millions of Office app downloads for iPads to bookseller Barnes & Noble losing a big supporter, there were plenty of wonders and blunders this week.
Many computer users have had trouble adapting to Microsoft's Windows 8 operating system, so it's coming out next week with an update that brings back some familiar features.
Nokia has ended its last quarter is a maker of handsets, leaving its troubled phone business in the hands of Microsoft.
Tuesday's hiring of Satya Nadella as Microsoft's CEO is a safe move that's likely to be greeted with sighs of relief around the company's headquarters, industry analysts say.
As Microsoft prepares to unveil its new CEO, investors are weighing how effective the 22-year veteran will be in re-igniting the company's mobile ambitions.
Microsoft revealed last week that it more than doubled the sales numbers for its Surface tablets last quarter. But neither Apple nor Android have much cause to worry.
Microsoft posts an unexpected 3 percent increase in fiscal second-quarter earnings on double-digit revenue growth.
Microsoft is reportedly considering Ericsson CEO Hans Vestberg as a possible successor to outgoing CEO Steve Ballmer.
Microsoft reportedly is closer to naming a new chief executive -- but it won't be Ford chief Alan Mulally, who says he's sticking with the automaker.
Federal officials charge two Seattle men with 35 counts of illegally trading on private Microsoft information.
Microsoft is about to start creating original video content for Xbox users -- a move that will very likely lead to butting heads with Netflix's streaming service.
Pebble watches and Google Glass are pretty neat, but the next clever development in wearable tech may be a brassiere that brings new meaning to the term "support."
From Microsoft's dream CEO candidate telling it to keep dreaming, to Apple inking an iPhone deal with China Mobile, here are best and worst results of the week in business.
Just as Microsoft begins selling its first new Xbox in eight years, some critics say the computing giant should spin off its gaming unit.