Microsoft is to spend $1bn (£600m) purchasing 800 patents from AOL, which equates to roughly $1.3m (£800,000) per patent. The patents mostly relate to search, email, instant messaging and online advertisements...
The company plans to return approximately $16 billion to shareholders over the next three years
The plan will expire in one year
The company says it has been working to simplify its business and product portfolio for the past three years
HP's largest stockholders want better returns for their investment, Xerox argues
First quarter plunge comes as Huawei is expected to produce only 42.5 million smartphones