Microsoft has put a lot of dollars and effort into Windows Phone, even going as far as to buy Finnish handset firm Nokia in order to gain traction in the smartphone space. But despite this investment Windows Phone's usage share has grown from about one percent to around two percent over the past 12 months.
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Fujitsu is bumping up investment into its cloud integration service to strengthen its global delivery capabilities in infrastructure-as-a-service, platform-as-a-service, and software-as-a-service.
Microsoft's investment partner Nook Media is working with Samsung on a new Android-based Nook tablet. Is there still a place for Microsoft in this arrangement?
Microsoft's OneNote business is getting a big push in the newly reorganized Office business. Here's what else the company is prioritizing with its latest moves.
Joining the ranks of Apple, Microsoft, and others, Nokia is the latest tech giant to announce investment in the connected vehicle.
Google, Microsoft and Amazon are engaging in a price war for basic infrastructure-as-a-service offerings. Can the little guys respond? If so, at what price?
Amazon Web Services, Google Compute Engine, and Microsoft Azure are likely to be the three lead dogs in cloud infrastructure services. Why? Economics, scale, and skills.
Expanded partnerships with VMware, Microsoft and application development powerhouse HCL Technologies will support solutions that span on-premise and cloud-hosted infrastructure.
Treasury has thrown its support behind the government capping off NBN Co investment at AU$29.5 billion, and opening up the network to infrastructure-based competition.
Visa CFO Byron Pollitt explains why the Target data breach could spur a little investment boom as retailers scramble to upgrade infrastructure to cut fraud.
Microsoft has made a $15 million investment in Foursquare and signed a multi-year contract to license Foursquare data, according to reports.
New round of investment will help finance commercial expansion and boost analytics development at converged infrastructure specialist Nutanix.
The allegations show the Microsoft executive, who was fired amid the allegations, traded in advance of a Barnes & Noble e-reader business investment by the software giant.
Oracle says it'll be price competitive with AWS, Microsoft Azure and Rackspace. Is infrastructure as a service really a gateway to buying Oracle's cloud applications?
"We have a considerable advantage," Ellison defended. "At the infrastructure level, we intend to be price competitive with Amazon, Microsoft Azure and Rackspace.”
On the prowl for top startup tech, Microsoft has invested in a company that is tackling a hot-button enterprise problem.
Microsoft Ventures has backed its first startup in the enterprise sphere, SkyGiraffe.
The investment will be used to expand Virtustream's infrastructure-as-a-service capacity
Within a handful of APAC countries, the networking giant is banking on the relative maturity of Singapore's IT infrastructure and a strong pool of customers and partners, and India where ICT investment is large.
Microsoft may be getting a new board member, investment firm ValueAct's President Mason Morfit.
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