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How Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Is Transforming Into A Subscription-Revenue Based Company

May 10, 2015 – 3:39 am | Comments Off on How Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Is Transforming Into A Subscription-Revenue Based Company
Satya Nadella

From selling software and video game units, Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) is slowly turning into another kind of company that gets most of its revenue from a subscription-based model.

Here’s how Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) is turning into a Netflix or into a cable company.
Microsoft Corporation’s Big Makeover
Sometimes, historic structures go for makeovers to make sure they don’t Read more […]

Microsoft Not Interested In Salesforce

May 8, 2015 – 6:27 am | Comments Off on Microsoft Not Interested In Salesforce
Satya Nadella

In news that should bring relief to Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)’s investors, Microsoft insiders appear to have confirmed that Microsoft is not weighing an offer for salesforce.com, the cloud-based Customer Relationship Management (CRM) company.

Bloomberg had reported that Microsoft was seeking a bid for Salesforce to preempt an offer for Salesforce by another would-be buyer.

All this Read more […]

Why Microsoft Does Not Need Salesforce

May 7, 2015 – 7:39 am | Comments Off on Why Microsoft Does Not Need Salesforce
Bill Gates

A possible bid for Salesforce by Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) does not appear to be the best way for Microsoft to utilize its cash.

It might turn out to be unwise and end up with Microsoft having to write down losses like it has done with its acquisition of Nokia’s mobile handset business. HP is another large company that has made some unwise acquisitions such as Autonomy whereby it has lost Read more […]

Amazon, Google and Microsoft Billionaires Grow Wealthier

April 24, 2015 – 2:52 pm | Comments Off on Amazon, Google and Microsoft Billionaires Grow Wealthier
Bill Gates

With technology stocks like Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN), Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL), and Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) setting a scorching pace on NASDAQ, the billionaire founders and owners of these companies have seen their wealth grow ever further.

Amazon has been the best performing of the three stocks and was up by more than 14% and was the most active stock by dollar volume. Amazon CEO and founder Read more […]

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Plans to Hire People With Autism

April 6, 2015 – 5:04 am | Comments Off on Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Plans to Hire People With Autism
Microsoft Logo

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), celebrating 40 years as a titan of the computer software industry, announced a pilot program to hire people with autism.

In a blog post, Mary Ellen Smith, Corporate Vice President of Microsoft, announced the start of  a new pilot program with Specialisterne, focused on hiring people with autism for full-time, Redmond-based Microsoft positions. Ms. Smith, who Read more […]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPad 2 And Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Surface 3 — Who Wins?

April 1, 2015 – 12:16 pm | Comments Off on Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPad 2 And Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Surface 3 — Who Wins?
Microsoft Surface tablet

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s iPad 2 And Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)’s Surface 3 offer interesting alternatives to people looking for a powerful tablet. Where Microsoft Surface may win is with its Intel Atom processor, full Windows operating system and more memory than the iPad 2.

With the Surface 3, Microsoft has ditched ARM processors and gone for quad core Atom X7 CPUs with a fanless Read more […]

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