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Sep 3, 2013

Microsoft buys Nokia smartphone business for $7.2 billion

Microsoft buys Nokia smartphone business for $7.2 billion
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Microsoft buys Nokia‘s Devices & Services business, license Nokia‘s patents, and license and use Nokia‘s mapping services in cold cash, amounting to around $7.2 billion. This is according to the joint press release of Microsoft Corporation and Nokia Corporation this Monday, September 2, 2013, as announced by the Boards of Directors for both companies. Microsoft […]


Jun 19, 2012

Microsoft tablet Surface unveiled, specs revealed, to compete against Apple iPad (Video)

Microsoft Surface tablet
By in Tablet, Technology, United States No comments

Microsoft, the world’s largest software maker, unveiled on Monday, June 18, 2012 its tablet called Surface, along with its specs, as shown in their promo video below; and is being expected to compete against the Apple iPad. Microsoft tablet Surface Image Credit: Microsoft.com As noted at technology websites that day, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer revealed […]


May 11, 2011

Microsoft buys Skype for $8.5 billion, in support for Xbox Live and Kinect

Microsoft buys Skype for $8.5 billion, in support for Xbox Live and Kinect
By in Business, Internet, United States 1 comment

Microsoft Corporation bought Skype for $8.5 billion and has been already approved by the board of directors of both companies, which will eventually support Microsoft’s devices including Xbox Live and Kinect. Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer (L) shakes hands with Skype CEO Tony Bates during the May 10 press conference, as Microsoft has agreed to buy […]


Jan 6, 2011

Steve Ballmer’s Highlights at Microsoft CES 2011 Keynote

Steve Ballmer's Highlights at Microsoft CES 2011 Keynote
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Image captured from Microsoft.com Different international tech news site is now reporting about the much anticipated CES 2011 from January 6 to January 9, 2011. Steve Ballmer, Microsoft CEO, has finished his traditional International CES Keynote address and here are some of reported highlights of his keynote from different tech blogs and news site. Kinect […]


Nov 8, 2010

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer Sells $1.3B Company Shares For Diversification and Tax Planning

Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer
By in Internet, Software, Technology, United States, World No comments

Image Credit: businessinsider.com Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer was reported to have sold $1.3 billion worth of his company shares. According to reports, this is the first stock sale that he had done in seven years. Ballmer also confirmed the stock sales on a press release issued by the company that was written on their […]