Google has very cleverly got its way as far as the news media code is concerned, leading Australian politicians on and ensnaring them in a very neat trap. And the company has ensured that nobody will lose face as a result of all the threats.
A mix of large, medium-sized and small IT businesses have generally welcomed the measures in the Federal Budget that affect their industry, though the government's meddling in encryption — as evidenced in the passage of the encryption law last December — did not exactly earn many cheers.
Microsoft has announced it is joining the Open Invention Network, a group that aims to protect Linux and open source programs from patent risk.
Microsoft has used regional sales units in Ireland, Singapore and Puerto Rico to build up a cash stash of US$108 billion outside the US, according to court papers that have emerged during a case between the software giant and the US Internal Revenue Service.
OPINION: A few years ago, the face of personal computing started to change from boring black and beige notebook and desktop PCs and Macs to new form factors. Surface, iPad Pro, hybrid, two-in-one — whatever you want to call them — have become the next great hope of personal computing.
Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella appears to have an incredibly short memory. Else he would be the last person who talks about trust being the most pressing issue in tech in our times.
Nearly nine years ago, then Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer laughed out loud when he was asked about the iPhone which had just been launched.
Microsoft has been around for 41 years and has more cash lying around than most, but it still retains the mean-spiritedness that has been a part of its corporate culture from the start.
What would you do? Your shares in the company you ran for 14 years are worth $22 billion. That’s billion with a B.
Microsoft's acquisition of Nokia, one of the biggest deals in technology history, will finally close on Friday after Microsoft announced it had gained all the required regulatory approvals.
Get used to the name Satya Nadella. You going to be hearing it an awful lot over the next few years.
The announcement of Satya Nadella as Microsoft’s CEO has also led to a shuffling of Microsoft’s board.
Tech giant Microsoft has reportedly narrowed down its list of potential CEO candidates to just five, including former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop and Ford's Alan Mulally.
Microsoft has defied expectations from both Wall Street and the general tech public, posting very healthy earnings of $5.2bn last quarter amid some tough competition.
Microsoft has removed its Windows 8.1 RT update from the Windows Store after a spate of reported problems, bringing the RT platform itself into further question.
While some investors are baying for blood Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates and retiring Chief Executive Steve Ballmer are standing firm, announcing their attempt at re-election to the company's board of directors.
The world's second richest person Bill Gates is facing strong investor calls to stand aside as Chairman of Microsoft, the company he founded 38 years ago.
Analysts' worst fears were realised today, with Microsoft admitting it was US$900 million short on sales projections for its Surface RT tablets.
Microsoft's Steve Ballmer is the worst chief executive of any public company in the US, the Forbes website claims.
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Linux is becoming worse than Windows. :-(