Technology companies led the Standard & Poor’s 500 index to an all-time closing high Monday. Apple surged 3 percent, or $12.92, to $430.12.
Microsoft is rolling out two-factor security authentication for email, storage and other services.
If fewer people are interested in buying a new personal computer, then fewer investors want to own stakes in companies whose fortunes are tied to the sales of laptop and desktop machines.
It’s been a rough year so far for the PC. Research firm IDC reports that PC sales were down 14 percent in the first three months of the year.
Microsoft is skewering Google again with scathing ads. The latest marketing assault says as much about the dramatic shift in the technology industry’s competitive landscape as they do about the animosity between the two rivals.
According to recent reports, Microsoft could invest up to $3 billion to help buyout computer maker Dell, which leaves many speculating if they’re expanding into hardware development.
Just in time for the holiday shopping season, Microsoft has launched a new ad campaign comparing their search engine, Bing to Google warning searchers not to get “Scroogled” by paid ads.
Microsoft is trying to skewer Google as a lousy holiday shopping guide in its latest attempt to divert more traffic to its Bing search engine.
Analysts are continuing to hammer Microsoft following the release of its Windows 8 operating system, saying its partly to blame for slow PC sales.
Singer Kelly Clarkson and former 49ers football star Jerry Rice marked the opening of a Microsoft Store at the Village at Corte Madera…