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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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.
A close services partner of both Microsoft and Cornerstone, the Florida-based integrator boasts expertise in cloud-enabling specialized applications.
Joining the ranks of Apple, Microsoft, and others, Nokia is the latest tech giant to announce investment in the connected vehicle.
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.
Microsoft has made a $15 million investment in Foursquare and signed a multi-year contract to license Foursquare data, according to reports.
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.
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.
Microsoft may be getting a new board member, investment firm ValueAct's President Mason Morfit.
Microsoft is looking at making an investment of an unspecified amount in social-media maven Foursquare, according to a Bloomberg report.
Vulcan Capital appoints lead for Palo Alto office who helped steer General Atlantic's Facebook share purchase.
Datacenter investment continues to grow as new facilities expand
If the Microsoft investment is a driver, then it's Dell/Azure for the win.
Microsoft is poised to launch a new startup/accelerator incubation effort designed to bring innovation to the company's Online Services Division.
Windows Phone partners Microsoft and Nokia are shelling out €9m each to fund a mobile app development programme at Aalto University in Finland.The €18m (£15m) investment will be used to set up the AppCampus programme and run it for three years, Nokia and Microsoft said in an announcement on Monday.
Microsoft is ploughing $130m (£82m) into its huge Dublin datacentre in response to European demand for the company's technology services, it said.The investment will add a further 112,000 square feet of space to the existing 300,000-square foot facility, Stephen McGibbon, Microsoft chief technology officer in EMEA, said on Thursday.
The government plans to fund a Digital Economy 'Catapult' centre to help spur innovation and adoption of new technologies by retail and media business.The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) announced the investment on Thursday, but did not say how much funding or where the centre will be located.
HP & Microsoft are removed from the Dow Jones Sustainability Index signalling a lack of confidence from ethical investors in their sustainability strategy and performance.
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