Microsoft  chief executive Satya Nadella: “I want to share more on the overall context and connective tissue between our mission, world view, strategy and culture.”   To have a mission, vision and world view is greedy, but to have so many abstractions with lots of connective tissue between them leaves one feeling sick.    Photograph: Jason Redmond/Reuters

About 10 days ago, Satya Nadella sent a 1,500-word email to all staff to tell them about Microsoft’s new mission statement. A reader duly forwarded th(...)

Apple chief Tim Cook delivers the keynote address during Apple WWDC last Monday. Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

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Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella at the Build conference in San Francisco: ‘Microsoft has bold ambitions for platforms that empower developers across Windows, Azure and Office.’ Photograph: Robert Galbraith/Reuters

For a company that only three years ago was accused of failing to innovate, Microsoft isn’t doing too badly. At its Build developer conference, the co(...)

Microsoft is to introduce new tools for Windows 10 making it easier for developers to reuse code for software. Picture: Bloomberg.

Microsoft is introducing new tools for Windows 10 that will make it easier for developers to reuse code for software they have already created for (...)

Microsoft caused a stir on social media when it decided to skip the number nine and go straight for Windows 10

The latest major update to Microsoft’s Windows software - Windows 10 - is due for its first big outing on Wednesday as the technology company looks to(...)

People are silhouetted as they pose with laptops in front of a screen projected with a Facebook logo, in this picture illustration taken in Zenica. Photograph: Dado Ruvic/Reuters

With 1.35 billion users of its Internet social network, Facebook would rank as the world’s second-most populous nation if it were a country. While its(...)

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.

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Microsoft shares have climbed 33 per cent over the past year

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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 (...)