Microsoft may be wading into a crowded field where Netflix have generated hits such as “House of Cards” (pictured) but its new Xbox television studio will focus on its gamer audience, typically males between 18 to 34 years old.

Microsoft is going Hollywood with a cast including comedians Sarah Silverman and Seth Green, aspiring World Cup players and eerily human robots(...)

Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella may unveil an iPad version of the company’s Office software suite on March 27. Photo: Bloomberg

Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella may unveil an iPad version of the company’s Office software suite on March 27, using his first big pre(...)

New Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is pushing the company forward on mobile.

Microsoft, under new chief executive Satya Nadella, will accelerate a push into mobile software, joining forces with hardware manufacturers and(...)

Microsoft has named Satya Nadella (pictured) as its new chief executive officer. Photo: Bloomberg

Microsoft has named Satya Nadella as its new chief executive officer.Mr Nadella will replace Steve Ballmer effective immediately after a five-month se(...)

Three separate incidents in the tech world in recent weeks reveal certain larger patterns in company strategies and market sentiment in the sector: a (...)

Microsoft’s search for a new leader appears to be focusing increasingly on internal candidates, including Satya Nadella, a longtime executive who has (...)

Microsoft’s next chief executive? Satya Nadella is close to being appointed to the role, sources have claimed. Photograph: Microsoft/Handout/Reuters

Microsoft is likely to appoint its cloud-computing head, Satya Nadella, as its next chief executive, a source familiar with the matter said, as the bo(...)

Ericsson CEO Hans Vestberg during a news conference at Mobile World Congress at Barcelona. Microsoft is said to be considering Vestberg as a possible successor to outgoing CEO Steve Ballmer. Photograph: Albert Gea/Files/Reuters

Microsoft’s board is considering Ericsson chief executive officer Hans Vestberg as a potential successor to departing leader Steve Ballmer, according (...)

Tight integration of hardware and software has become the norm following Microsoft’s purchase of Nokia.
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This was the year the technology industry faced a pivotal moment in its evolution, all thanks to a certain NSA contractor based in Hawaii who decided (...)

Big stories of the year included monetary stimulus in Japan and the tech sector, which was a big winner.

Like 2012, this was a year where global stock markets were shaped by central bankers and policymakers, as epitomised last February when Japan’s econom(...)

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