"They don't need this guy on stage with this fierce, aggressive look, announcing the next version of Windows and thinking he can score with that."
— Joachim Kempin, whom the Associated Press says is the most senior Microsoft executive Read More →
The mobile news is ringing off the hook:
• The new BlackBerrys are coming — to three of the top U.S. wireless carriers at the end of the month. Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile reportedly indicated they would carry the new Read More →
IDC seems to have stopped imbibing so much of Microsoft's Kool-Aid.
The technology research firm has backed off on its incredibly bullish market share forecast for Microsoft Windows Phone operating system. Oh, don't worry, it still has high hopes for the Read More →
• Holey Swiss-cheese security: Swiss authorities are warning the United States, the United Kingdom and others that counter-terrorism information they shared may be in danger after a so-far unnamed senior IT technician for Switzerland's spy agency was arrested over data-theft Read More →
Days after his Windows chief officer resigned at a critical point for the company, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer made it clear Wednesday evening that he wasn't looking back.
Ballmer's message, often punctuated with shouts and fist pumps during an on-stage discussion Read More →
Here's some reaction to and key tidbits about the surprise departure of Steven Sinofsky — who was head of Windows at Microsoft — about three weeks after the overhauled operating system's launch:
News reports and analysts say Sinofsky, who has been Read More →