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Nokia Microsoft Deal Finalised: The End Of An Era

News 12:52, 28 Apr 2014

The deal has finally been finished, Nokia is now owned by Microsoft

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Microsoft’s Nokia Acquisition Delayed Until April

News 12:19, 25 Mar 2014

Microsoft’s buyout of Nokia will not finalise until some point in April

Steve Ballmer Opens Up About Microsoft’s “Mobile Problem”

News 15:19, 5 Mar 2014

Microsoft's ex-CEO Steve Ballmer has admitted the company should have focused on mobile ten years ago

And The New Microsoft CEO is... Satya Nadella

News 16:05, 4 Feb 2014

As Steve Ballmer stands down, Satya Nadella steps up to become Microsoft’s new CEO

Six Days: This week's happenings in mobile tech...

News 10:00, 29 Jun 2013

A rebrand for Motorola, the Sony Xperia U and Qualcomm's muscular new chipset all make the cut in this week's Six Days

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer retiring in next 12 months

Features 14:52, 23 Aug 2013

Steve Ballmer has confirmed he is retiring in 12 months. Here's some of his best bits...

Windows Phone sales grew exponentially during Q4 2012

News 09:57, 9 Jan 2013

Sales of Windows Phone devices increased five-fold in December 2012, according to Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer

Microsoft cuts Surface RT orders by 50 per cent

News 11:42, 30 Nov 2012

After disappointing initial sales, Microsoft has reportedly cut orders for its Surface RT by 50 per cent

HP exec brands Surface RT unresponsive and ‘kludgey’

News 13:24, 15 Nov 2012

HP’s head of PC isn’t impressed by Microsoft’s Surface RT, which he described as slow and a little kludgey

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer predicts rapid adoption of

News 11:58, 9 Nov 2012

Microsoft's CEO Steve Ballmer has stated adoption of Windows Phone 8 will ‘ramp quickly’ following the release of handsets like the Lumia 920 and HTC 8X

Microsoft’s Windows 8 gets ported onto coffee table

News 11:04, 7 Nov 2012

A video showing Microsoft’s Windows 8 running on a coffee table has appeared online, and is perhaps one of the coolest things we’ve seen in a long time

Steve Ballmer says Microsoft is a ‘devices and services

News 11:48, 10 Oct 2012

Steve Ballmer has written to shareholders describing the company's future in 'devices and services'

Mobile Talk: Was a Microsoft buy-out of Nokia the plan all

Features 12:22, 4 Oct 2012

If you think of Windows Phone as a Trojan horse and Stephen Elop as a plant, then you could argue that a Microsoft buy-out of Nokia was the plan all along

Microsoft Surface tablets get price confirmation

News 14:15, 17 Sep 2012

Microsoft’s upcoming Surface tablets will retail for around $300 to $800, according CEO Steve Ballmer

Microsoft admits Surface strategy could cause problems

News 13:41, 27 Jul 2012

Microsoft has admitted its Windows 8/Windows RT-powered Surface tablets could cause potentially damage its relationship with OEM partners


Microsoft buys Yammer for $1.2 billion

News 15:43, 26 Jun 2012

Microsoft has confirmed the purchase of social networking company Yammer for $1.2 billion

Windows Phone 8 launch

News 16:42, 20 Jun 2012

We’re live blogging the Microsoft Windows Phone Summit — the grand unveilling of Apollo

Why Apple should be very worried by the Microsoft Surface

Features 02:48, 19 Jun 2012

Has Microsoft done the impossible and upstaged Apple’s iPad, while managing to do what RIM failed to do with its PlayBook by nailing the enterprise angle as well?

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Microsoft Surface in pictures

News 02:26, 19 Jun 2012

Microsoft just confirmed its Windows 8 Pro/Windows RT-powered Microsoft Surface tablet — and we've got the pictures to prove it

Microsoft’s Windows 8 tablet will take on the iPad

News 12:06, 18 Jun 2012

Microsoft plans to take on Apple’s iPad with the release of its own Microsoft-brand Windows 8 tablet, which is expected to launch later today