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Jul 24, 2014

How To YieldBoost Microsoft To 4.1% Using Options

Shareholders of Microsoft Corporation (NASD: MSFT) looking to boost their income beyond the stock's 2.5% annualized dividend yield can sell the January 2016 covered call at the $55 strike and collect the premium based on the $1.06 bid, which annualiz...

Jul 16, 2014

SAP withdraws appeal in German software resale dispute

SAP has withdrawn its appeal in a dispute over the resale of used SAP software in Germany, according to a filing with the Higher Regional Court of Hamburg. The enterprise software corporation was appealing an October ruling by the Hamburg Regional Co... #Hamburg #Microsoft Corporation

Jul 16, 2014

Microsoft's Nadella preaches productivity to partners

Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella outlined his new vision for productivity Wednesday in front of thousands of the company’s partners, pledging to make the Microsoft ecosystem as pervasive as possible. At the Worldwide Partner Conference in Wash... #Intel #Toshiba #Microsoft Corporation

Jul 16, 2014

Why the Apple-IBM deal matters

Apple’s partnership with IBM to tackle the mobile enterprise could have lasting ramifications for both companies—as well as for rivals Google, Microsoft and BlackBerry. It could also make life a lot easier for IT staff at large enterprises. Apple and... #IBM #Microsoft Corporation #Google Inc. #Apple, Inc.

Jul 14, 2014

Microsoft to take its 'mobile first, cloud first' mantra to partners

Microsoft shifts its attention cross-country this week, from its Washington state headquarters, overcast with uncertainty, to Washington, D.C., where company leaders will try to make sunny optimism shine at its annual partner conference. The Worldwid... #Washington #Microsoft Corporation

Jul 02, 2014

Microsoft acquires software for debugging Unity games

Looking to boost Visual Studio’s capabilities for game builders, Microsoft is acquiring SyntaxTree, creator of a widely used Visual Studio plug-in for debugging games that run on the popular Unity game engine. Microsoft plans to fold the functionalit... #Washington #Microsoft Corporation

Jul 30, 2014

Microsoft spreads Cortana abroad in Windows Phone

(AP) -- Microsoft is spreading its Cortana digital assistant abroad, starting with China and the U.K. The company's corporate vice president of operating systems, Joe Belfiore, said Wednesday in Beijing that Chinese and British users of Windows Phone... #Canada #China #Beijing #India #Australia #United Kingdom #Samsung #Microsoft Corporation #Google Inc. #HTC Corporation #Apple, Inc.

Jul 30, 2014

Microsoft spreading Siri-like Cortana abroad in Windows phone

Microsoft is spreading its Cortana digital assistant abroad, starting with China and the United Kingdom. The company's corporate vice president of operating systems, Joe Belfiore, said Wednesday in Beijing that Chinese and British users of Windows Ph... #Canada #China #Beijing #India #Australia #United Kingdom #Samsung #Microsoft Corporation #Google Inc. #HTC Corporation #Apple, Inc.

Jul 14, 2014

Bill Gates creates instant book hit by revealing favourite business reading

Microsoft chief sends sales of John Brooks's collected journalism rocketing on secondhand market and prompts ebook reissue An out-of-print collection of essays about corporate America first published in 1969 has shot to the top of bestseller lists af... #Bill Gates #John Brooks #Microsoft Corporation #United States #Wall Street Journal #Amazon.com

Jul 08, 2014

Donald Sterling takes stand in Los Angeles Clippers sale trial

Donald Sterling, who's challenging the sale of his Los Angeles Clippers, gave testy, bombastic testimony Tuesday, contending he's mentally sound, sparring with his wife's lawyer and repeatedly drawing laughter from spectators. "Tell me what you want ... #National Basketball Association #Steven Ballmer #Los Angeles Clippers #Donald Sterling #Microsoft Corporation #Cleveland Clinic