Microsoft will roll out its Lumia 535 smartphone this month, dropping the Nokia name just months after buying the Finnish company's handset business.
Microsoft's sales soared 25% last quarter, largely from cloud computing. But the Xbox, tablets and smartphones also contributed to the strong performance.
Microsoft unveils the first of its new range of Lumia smartphones, priced to challenge a market dominated by volume leader Samsung and Apple.
Sony's PlayStation 4 hits the magic 10 million in sales. And Microsoft's Xbox One lingers in its rival's dust.
Tax experts say details contained in a regulatory filing suggest Microsoft is using tax shelters to dodge taxes it owes as a U.S.-based company.
Microsoft's issues in China conceal a deeper problem. Few people in emerging markets are willing to pay for legitimate copies of its popular software.
Microsoft is laying off 18,000. Google lands a new board member. LinkedIn becomes stickier. SanDisk has problems. And Sirius XM is buying back stock.
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.