Daniel Ives
Feb 2, 2018

Amazon posts largest profit in its history

Amazon.com yesterday reported a profit near $2 billion, the largest in its history, pushed by new, high-spending Prime members.

Jan 5, 2016

Windows 10 running on 200 million devices

Microsoft's latest operating system, Windows 10, is running on 200 million devices globally, almost doubling the previous figure.

Jul 11, 2014

Microsoft CEO defers job cuts talk

After circulating a memo to employees promising to "flatten the organisation", Satya Nadella defers any further comment to 22 July.

Jun 24, 2014

Oracle deal looks to boost growth

The software company will buy Micros Systems for $5.3 billion, as it seeks to revive growth through acquisitions.

Jun 18, 2014

Oracle eyes Micros

The global software company is in talks to buy Micros for more than $5?billion.

Jun 11, 2014

Oracle touts tech for faster databases

CEO Larry Ellison introduces in-memory technology for speeding up data analysis in a bid to boost demand for Oracle's software products.

May 30, 2014

MS to put Salesforce apps in devices

Salesforce's customer-management apps will be available on Windows devices, while Salesforce users will be able to access Microsoft Office content.

May 16, 2014

MS CEO touts new Surface tablets

Satya Nadella risks hitting a rough patch next week when he unveils the latest models of the tepidly received Surface tablet.

Apr 3, 2014

MS offers free Windows on phones, tablets

Windows will be free for companies making phones and tablets with screen sizes under nine inches for the consumer market, says Microsoft.

Mar 28, 2014

New direction with Office for iPad

Microsoft's new CEO, Satya Nadella, unveiled Office for Apple's iPad in a polished debut that set him apart from his energetic predecessor.

Jan 24, 2014

MS profit beats forecasts

Strong sales of software and services for businesses, and solid Xbox and Surface sales see Microsoft post a bigger-than-expected quarterly profit.

Oct 22, 2013

VMware sees upward trajectory

The cloud software maker posts a higher-than-expected quarterly profit as it sold more licences to enterprise customers.

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