software

Microsoft Names Nadella as Next CEO

Microsoft names Satya Nadella as its next CEO, ending a longer-than-expected search for a new leader after Steve Ballmer announced his intention to retire in August.

Is Microsoft Being an Office Jerk?

Everyone seems to have an opinion about what Microsoft needs to do in order to turn things around once Steve Ballmer leaves, but can it pull off an Apple-style turnaround.

Senate Legislation Targets Cyberstalking Software

The Senate Judiciary Committee was expected Thursday to approve legislation that would close a legal loophole that allows so-called cyberstalking apps to operate secretly on a cellphone and transmit the user's location information without a person's knowledge.

Accenture Sees Room for Growth in Insurance

Shares of technology outsourcing and consulting giant Accenture have been on a tear lately, with the company bulking up its insurance offerings. Trefis thinks Accenture's acquisition of Duck Creek Technologies could give it a boost, but maintains its price estimate for now.