Microsoft's two-year-old accelerator program is outperforming its US rivals, according to one exec.
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Microsoft and its venture capital partner are looking for the next million-dollar security idea.
Microsoft Ventures, a worldwide empire of startup accelerators, and a redoubled determination to innovate are all part of the Microsoft future, according to execs.
On the prowl for top startup tech, Microsoft has invested in a company that is tackling a hot-button enterprise problem.
A fresh round of start-ups has been taken on by theTel Aviv-based Accelerator for Windows Azure, which is now serving as a model for Microsoft's accelerators in emerging markets.
Microsoft is suing an Israeli reseller for allegedly faking Windows authentication stickers on computers it sold - but the target of the lawsuit is baffled by the legal action.
On a visit to Israel, the Microsoft CEO discussed Israel's technology scene and how he's counting on the country to provide the machine learning it needs for big data.
Microsoft Israel is opening up its accelerator to a second wave of start-ups with what it hopes is a new methodology to help inspire success - housed in the R&D centre that aims to keep the grande dame of tech ahead of the curve.