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3 Huge New Reasons To Invest In Microsoft Now
In recent times, tech news headlines have been dominated by the LinkedIn (NYSE:LNKD) and Groupon (NASDAQ:GRPN) IPOs and the growing anticipation over the FaceBook and Twitter IPOs.
Just How Risky Is Microsoft?
I still find it humorous the transition of investor's perception of Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) in the past few years. Analysts used to refer to it as "dead money", but it has come out of the recession as one of the fundamentally strongest corporations and ...
Microsoft: Dividend Growth Analysis For Long-Term Investors
Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) traded ex-dividend on 5/15/2012 with a payout of $0.20 per share. This is an increase of 25% over the $0.16 paid in the same quarter last year.
A Stock That Buffett Likes, But Cannot Buy
Warren Buffett told CNBC a while back that he thinks Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) is a good company and an "attractive" investment.
Other Than Facebook, Microsoft's Investments Haven't Worked Out So Well
Last week, Microsoft invested $300 million in a new joint venture with Barnes & Noble's digital division. Microsoft has only done five of these equity investments in the last decade. It's much more likely for Microsoft to acquire companies outright, or ...
Microsoft outsources copyright enforcement to small Redmond company
Pulin Thakkar, a 15-year veteran of Microsoft, is the company's founder. He has a background in VoIP and SIP protocols (with several related patents to his name), and no legal background.
Microsoft goes green: data centers, offices to be carbon neutral come July
This summer, Microsoft is launching a new green energy initiative in which all of the company's direct operations, "including data centers, software development labs, air travel, and office buildings," will go carbon neutral.
Android, Apple Own 80% of Global Smartphone Market: Microsoft's Share, 2.2%
Of the 152.3 million smartphones shipped in the calendar quarter ending in March, 59 percent had Android on them and 23 percent ran Apple iOS, according to a report released Thursday by International Data Corporation (IDC). That's nearly a 30 percent ...
Samsung The King Of Android With 45.4% Of All Global Shipments In Q1 2012  Android Police
Microsoft bans third-party browsers from Windows on ARM
In a twist that's very reminiscent of Microsoft's naughty nineties, Mozilla has revealed that Windows RT - aka Windows 8 on ARM - will only support one web browser: Internet Explorer.
Mozilla, Google riled over Windows 8 ARM browser limitations  Geek
Microsoft Announces Its Back-To-School Promotion: Buy A PC, Get A Free Xbox
Microsoft, just like Apple, usually runs a major back-to-school promotion every summer that is meant to give students (and their parents) some extra incentives to buy a new computer.