Microsoft is caught in a monkey-trap, created by cloud computing and Free Software, coupled with short-term thinking and a dose of not-invented-here syndrome.
If you’ve been putting off buying Microsoft’s slate until the price dropped a little, now’s your chance to pick up a bargain. As part of a holiday deal at the Microsoft Store, the devices and services giant has slashed $200 off the price of the 64GB version of the first-generation Surface Pro, and $220 off the 128GB model.
The networking giant and video conferencing equipment provider loses its case against Microsoft after European judges determine that snapping up Skype doesn't stifle competition.
Microsoft scored a legal victory in Europe after judges in Luxembourg's General Court ruled against Cisco's challenge to the software giant's 2011 acquisition of Skype.
No matter how many times it happens, some people never learn. Let's say it again, all together: Hacks that sound too good to be true are, in all likeliness, too good to be true.
Bloomberg is reporting that a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) request has resulted in Yahoo disclosing on December 9 that 31 percent of its latest quarterly revenues are attributable to the search deal it forged with Microsoft.
As the December 10 Bloomberg report noted, that's substantially more than the 10 percent of sales Yahoo had publicly claimed that it was earning from the Microsoft pact.