Microsoft Holds News Briefing Ahead Of E3 Conference

Microsoft is Killing Off Internet Explorer

After years trying to rebuild Internet Explorer’s bad reputation, Microsoft has announced a new flagship browser will take its place.


Microsoft introduces hologram device, HoloLens. (credit: LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)

Microsoft Introduces Hologram Device Called ‘HoloLens’

Microsoft introduces the HoloLens headset, which would let users see three-dimensional digital images — or holograms — in daily life.


Microsoft announced plans for massive job cuts.  The company will lay off up to 18,000 employees. (credit: LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)

Microsoft Layoffs: Up to 18,000 Jobs Being Cut

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.


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Shelly Sterling Agrees to Sell Los Angeles Clippers to Former Microsoft CEO Ballmer

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.


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Microsoft Warns of Internet Explorer Security Gap

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.


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End of Windows XP Support Spells Trouble for Some

Microsoft will end support for the persistently popular Windows XP on Tuesday.


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Twitter Threatens To Sue Obama Administration Over Gov’t Surveillance Requests

Twitter is prepared to sue the Obama administration for the right to disclose more detailed information on surveillance requests it receives from the government.


In this handout provided by Microsoft, Kurt DelBene, President of Microsoft Office Division, left, and Neil Stevens, Vice President and General Manager of Skype Global Consumer attend a news conference about Microsoft's purchase of Skype on May 10, 2011 in London, England. (credit: JSang Tan/Microsoft via Getty Images)

White House Taps Microsoft Executive To Run Obamacare Website

A Microsoft executive has been tapped to run


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Big Tech Companies Lash Out at Government Snooping

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.


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5 Pros and Cons of Xbox for Microsoft

As Microsoft begins selling its first new Xbox in eight years on Friday, some critics say the company should spin the gaming unit off.