Software giant Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) announced on Friday, February 27th that it was closing two Nokia Corporation (NYSE:NOK) (BIT:NOK1V) (HEL:NOK1V) smartphone factories located in China as a part of its ongoing restructuring efforts.
I previously speculated that Microsoft can benefit from making or buying freemium/ free-to-play games. Microsoft confirmed its upcoming multiplayer online game, Fable Legends, will be free-to-play for Windows and Xbox gamers.
Last month, shares of Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT ) dropped following the release of its second-quarter financial report. Microsoft's earnings per share and revenue came in line with analyst expectations, but its Windows business showed signs of weakness.
3) Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) - Microsoft trades at just 16 times next year's earnings estimates. Back in 2000, Intel (INTC), the third biggest constituent company of the Nasdaq traded 43 times forward earnings.
The Xbox One has come a long way in a short period of time. The latest Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT ) console got off to a rocky start thanks to an initial product vision that was out of touch with the gaming market, but the company improved its prospects ...
A year and a half ago, Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT ) shocked investors by announcing its intentions to acquire the Nokia (NYSE: NOK ) handset business in a $7.2 billion deal that would make Microsoft one of the largest handset vendors in the world by volume.