The Uber app: The car-sharing service got caught in a row with journalists after a senior executive Emil Michael  suggested the firm would hire people in particular to dig up dirt on PandoDaily editor Sarah Lacy.

The last couple of months have not exactly been a high point for women in the tech sector. There was Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella’s unfortu(...)

Microsoft shares have climbed 33 per cent over the past year

Microsoft reported higher- than-expected quarterly revenue, helped by stronger sales of its phones, Surface tablets and cloud-computing products for c(...)

The disclosure of Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella’s compensation follows a gaffe about raises he made earlier this month at a women’s conference. He said he was advised early in his career to stop bucking for a promotion and that those who take the long view will eventually be rewarded. Photograph: Robert Galbraith/Reuters

Microsoft chief executive officer Satya Nadella was given a compensation package worth as much as $84.3 million for the software maker’s latest fiscal(...)

Satya Nadella, Microsoft Corp chief executive, attends an event in New York in May. The pay equity issue hit the headlines and social media last week when Nadella suggested women in tech shouldn’t ask for pay raises but should instead trust the system and rely on “karma” to get what they deserve. Photograph: Reuters

A well-known picture in tech circles, taken in 1978, shows the first 11 employees at Microsoft. Two are women. One of them left two years later after (...)

Satya Nadella, chief executive officer of Microsoft, had said that women working in technology should not ask for pay raises. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Satya Nadella, chief executive of Microsoft, moved to stem the damage from a public comment in which he said that women working in technology should n(...)

 Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. Mr Nadella yesterday suggested  that women who do not ask for more money from their employers would be rewarded in the long run when their good work was recognised. Photo: Getty Images

If you are a man speaking at a conference celebrating women in computing, it is probably all right to flatter the largely female audience members by t(...)

David Schneider, Robert Gentz and Rubin Ritter –  directors of Zalando, Europe’s biggest online fashion retailer
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Image of the week: Fashion bells The casually attired men in the picture – David Schneider, Robert Gentz and Rubin Ritter – are directors of Zalando, (...)

In too deep: parents need to monitor how much time their children spend in front of screens.

‘It’s the one game parents want their kids to play.” This week Microsoft’s chief executive, Satya Nadella, made a virtue of the company’s decision (...)

A screenshot of the game “Minecraft.” The game, which Microsoft likes enough to buy its parent company for $2.5 billion, has succeeded partly by demolishing generational and gender boundaries that usually carve the games business into separate categories.

Microsoft, maker of the Xbox video-game console, agreed to acquire Mojang AB, the software company behind the popular game Minecraft, for $2.5 billion(...)

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is stepping down from the company’s board of directors to focus on his new ownership of the LA Clippers of the NBA. (Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Steve Ballmer has resigned from Microsoft’s board, eight months after his departure as chief executive officer, ending more than three decades of dire(...)