Microsoft will eliminate up to 18,000 jobs over the next year. Microsoft’s employee headcount rose from about 99,000 last year to 127,000 as of last month.
Shelly Sterling reached an agreement Thursday night to sell the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for $2 billion, according to an individual with knowledge of the negotiations.
Microsoft says a security gap in Internet Explorer could allow an attacker to take complete control of a computer if the user clicks on a link to a malicious website.
Microsoft will end support for the persistently popular Windows XP on Tuesday.
Twitter is prepared to sue the Obama administration for the right to disclose more detailed information on surveillance requests it receives from the government.
A Microsoft executive has been tapped to run HealthCare.gov.
Silicon Valley is escalating pressure on President Barack Obama to curb the U.S. government surveillance programs that vacuum personal information off the Internet and threaten the technology industry’s financial livelihood.
As Microsoft begins selling its first new Xbox in eight years on Friday, some critics say the company should spin the gaming unit off.
As the White House tries to fix the disastrous rollout of Healthcare.gov and Republicans try to make political hay out of the websites’ problems, computer experts are trying to figure out just what exactly is in the program.
A federal court should not permit five leading Internet companies to reveal how often they are ordered to turn over information about their customers in national security investigations, the government argued in papers released Wednesday.