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Is Microsoft finally breaking down its barriers of bureaucracy?

Audit services face barriers to expansion
Microsoft's approach to iOS, Android and the overlaps between its own products, suggests that the firm may have finally changed tack
14 Mar 2014

Microsoft's $2bn a year from Android patent licensing disguises big losses in Xbox, Skype and mobile – analyst

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“Pure profit” from Android patent licensing covering up moribund Entertainment and Devices group, claims Nomura analyst
06 Nov 2013

Microsoft writes-off $900m on Surface tablets, according to SEC filing

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Microsoft Surface revenues weighed in less than the write downs on unsold stock of Surface RTs
31 Jul 2013

Apple in talks to acquire Kinect motion sensor developer

Israeli company PrimeSense reportedly subject to $280m bid
16 Jul 2013

Mattrick leaves Microsoft for Zynga as Ballmer takes over Xbox One project

Don Mattrick to join social games firm as its CEO, with his former staff set to report to Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer
02 Jul 2013

Microsoft investing in $700m data centre to power Xbox One

Firm benefits from tax incentives to invest in Iowa
24 Jun 2013

Senior executives to go at Microsoft as CEO Steve Ballmer finalises restructuring

Operating units to be reduced from eight to four as company focuses on “devices and services”
24 Jun 2013

Build a spin-off entertainment arm, Third Point hedge fund urges Sony

Investor ups stake but lays down law to struggling electronics firm
18 Jun 2013

Apple enables developer-to-developer app sales in iOS7

Developer guide also points to dedicated MFi game controller
12 Jun 2013

Microsoft takes on Sony PS4 with new Xbox One games console

Sony shares stage "relief rally" at missed opportunity by Microsoft
21 May 2013

Microsoft's Xbox 720 to use AMD chips

Cost reduction drive behind switch from IBM's Power PC for next-generation of games system
09 Apr 2013

Bill Gates dissatisfied with Microsoft innovation under Ballmer

'Could do better,' says Gates
19 Feb 2013

American Express launches ‘pay by Tweet’ service

Unknown if service will launch in the UK
13 Feb 2013

Google built up position with 'illegal network of agreements', claims Microsoft-backed industry group

Google uses anti-competitive practices to extend dominance from desktop to mobile operating systems, claims Microsoft-backed group
12 Feb 2013