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Microsoft and Nokia sue Apple for Patent Infringement (via a Holding Company)
Core Wireless obtained its portfolio of 2,000 patents and pending applications from Nokia and (apparently) Microsoft. In 2011, the patent licensing entity MOSAID purchased Core Wireless.
The real reason Microsoft, Dell, and Apple are hoarding cash
For US companies, profits earned overseas are taxed at a much lower rate than the 35% US corporate tax rate. If the cash is repatriated back to the US, the cash gets taxed at the difference of the US and local tax rate.
How America's Richest Companies Invest Their Cash
By this measure, Microsoft is the top holder of cash, with $52 billion. Short-term cash holdings, by nature, are invested conservatively.
Industrial Stocks Too Pricey? Compare Them to Tech Giants Microsoft, Intel
Manufacturing giants General Electric (GE), 3M (MMM), and United Technologies (UTX) all give an investor broad exposure to an expanding global economy - but why do they have to cost so much?
9 Brilliant Startup Tips with Former Yahoo! VP Bassel Ojjeh
“I've been blessed in having my career range from working at great, large companies like Microsoft and Yahoo to starting companies like nPario and Audience Science,” Ojjeh continued.
Nintex Appoints Ryan Duguid, a Microsoft SharePoint Veteran, to Leadership Team
Prior to joining Nintex, Ryan spent more than six years at Microsoft Corporation, holding key positions in the Microsoft Office Division including SharePoint Internet Business Manager and SharePoint Enterprise Marketing Lead.
Google vs. Microsoft: The hero becomes the villain
With Microsoft, the corporation's most evil behavior was tied to its tendency to aggressively attack competitors.
Gifted Pakistani student secures job at Microsoft before graduation
A Pakistani computer science student is in the news these days for securing a job at world famous Microsoft Corporation and that too before his graduation.
Microsoft Invites Startups to a Windows 8 Event on April 4th
Bruce D. Kyle, ISV architect evangelist, Microsoft Corporation, notes in a blog post. “We are inviting the Silicon Valley startup community to a full-day, knockout, deep dive event taking place on our Silicon Valley Campus April 4.” Developers and ...
Microsoft Envisions A Future With Super-Fast Touchscreens
As solid as modern touchscreens are, there's very often an subtly apparent sense of disconnect when you try to use one. According to Paul Dietz of Microsoft's Applied Sciences Group, it all comes down to latency - he notes average touchscreens have a ...