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5, 4, 3, 2,… Microsoft One
While Redmond was sleeping, Microsoft New Zealand was unveiling, launching the Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 across the country as the clock struck midnight.
Ballmer sends final love letter to Microsoft shareholders
Ballmer pens final letter to shareholders, customers, partners and employees, as the Microsoft CEO prepares to bow out of Redmond's top job.
Top Microsoft investors want Bill Gates out
Rumours are rife that three high ranking Redmond investors are trying to remove Microsoft's founder as chairman of its board in a bid to drive the company forward.
Bawling Ballmer bows out with a cry
Dancing to Michael Jackson's Wanna Be Startin' Something', the departing Microsoft CEO declared the company "would change the world again."
Microsoft named leaders of the tech pack
Boost for Steve Ballmer as software giant ranks among the best companies for leadership across the world.
Microsoft: Office for iPad and Android tablets nearing…
"We don’t have our heads in the sand," was Steve Ballmer's response, when asked if Microsoft would shift products to non-Windows platforms.
Microsoft set for Surface 2.0 launch
Invites for the forthcoming Surface 2.0 event in New York have been posted, an event where Microsoft is expected to show off new Surface hardware.
Microsoft's shock acquisition of Nokia announced
Redmond giant set to acquire Nokia Devices & Services, accelerating the Windows ecosystem in the process.
Without a doubt, Steve Ballmer is the worst CEO today
That's the damning view of one industry expert, who believes the Microsoft chief executive should have gone long ago…
Steve Ballmer: From Redmond with love...
Microsoft releases text of an internal email from CEO Steve Ballmer to employees regarding his plan to retire...
CEO Ballmer bows out of Microsoft
"There is never a perfect time for this type of transition, but now is the right time."
Why Microsoft's numbers don't speak for themselves...
Over 554,000 pizza slices are consumed each year by Microsoft staff on campus, yet no mention of slow Surface sales...
How low can Microsoft go with the Surface Pro?
Following reduced prices on its Surface RT tablets, Microsoft strikes again, slashing the Surface Pro by US$100.
Backtracking Ballmer admits huge Surface RT mistake
Uttering the immortal line… "we built a few more devices than we could sell," Microsoft CEO admits to what everyone has been thinking.
Has Microsoft been sleeping for 10 years?
Did the internet search, online advertising and smartphones all catch the software giant napping…?
Microsoft takes US$900m Surface hit
Software giant's bet on Surface RT appears to have flopped following a poor fourth quarter showing.
Under the Surface… Watch Microsoft go
Rumours are rife that Microsoft is testing a 'translucent aluminum' Smart Watch, moving the prototype to the Surface division of the company.
Is Steve Ballmer on his last legs?
In the wake of the major reorganisation by Microsoft announced on Friday - many are asking is this the desperate moves of a man trying to save his own skin?
Passionate Ballmer rejigs Microsoft with "Let’s Go" cry
CEO announces changes in the senior leadership team at Redmond via an emotional internal email, promising a "One Microsoft" philosophy.
Microsoft announces Surface channel commercial expansion
CEO Steve Ballmer announces business-channel expansion plans in a bid to drive dwindling sales of its Surface tablet.
Ballmer: Windows 8.1 back to the Start
Windows 8.1 will be a "refined blend of our desktop experience" according to Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.
Microsoft appoints first female CFO
Former CFO for the Microsoft Business Division Amy Hood succeeds outgoing Peter Klein, effective immediately.
Microsoft’s Windows 8 gamble backfires
Software giant set for biggest product overhaul since 'new Coke' 30 years ago, as Steve Ballmer's 'bet-the-company' gamble looks lost.
Microsoft raise the stakes with US$2 billion investment
Company shares reach a seven-month high, stemmed from a cash injection by activist investor group ValueAct Capital.