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Microsoft asks developers what APIs are needed to build successful apps for Windows

Microsoft wants to know what APIs are needed to build better apps

Microsoft is calling on developers to submit what APIs they need or want to be able to build apps. "As we continue to evolve and grow Windows, we want your feedback on the APIs you need to be successful," the company said in an open forum message asking developers to voice their needs. "The...
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Microsoft to cut 18,000 jobs in the next year

Microsoft has announced that it will lay off up to 18,000 workers in the next year, in what is by far the largest number of employees that will be cut by the company in its history. In a letter sent to employees earlier this morning that Microsoft also released to the public, company CEO Satya...
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Microsoft layoffs allegedly happening tomorrow, will be largest in company history

It was last Thursday that Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella sent a companywide memo. In a letter to employees, Satya Nadella laid out the plans for the company including organizational changes. Many took that to be the code words for upcoming layoffs. He avoided questions the next day about any pending...

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Microsoft interns launching camera into space

Microsoft interns launching camera-equipped balloon into space

A group of Microsoft interns are sending a balloon with a camera into space. Called Nimbus it will launch tomorrow around 12PM Pacific. The event will be streamed live on the web. The interns will use a chase car equipped with radio antennas to track the balloon. The launch website is...
Chinese employees protest Microsoft's massive layoffs

Employees in China protest Microsoft's massive layoffs

Nokia employees in China are protesting the massive layoffs introduced by Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella last month. Hundreds of employees in China are said to be picketing the "hostile takeover and violent layoffs" for hours on Friday, and those employees would convene in the afternoon to hand over...
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Microsoft adds wireless industry pioneer John W. Stanton as eleventh board member

John W. Stanton, a pioneer and innovator in the global wireless industry, has just joined the Microsoft board. The announcement comes from Microsoft and makes Stanton, the 11th board member. Stanton was responsible for four of the top wireless operators in the United States over the past...
Microsoft uses the Lumia 930 to star music festival attendees in their own movie

Microsoft uses the Lumia 930 to star music festival attendees in their own movie

Microsoft is on a roll with its marketing campaigns, particularly here in the UK. The tech giant has released numerous advertisements for a variety of Windows Phones, including the new Lumia 930 flagship, even going as far as taking the new Windows Phone to the Cornbury music festival. Families...
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Chinese authorities raid four Microsoft offices for reasons unknown

Officers from the Chinese government's business agency have raided Microsoft offices in four of that country's cities, but as of now there's no word on why this rather extreme action has taken place. The offices were located in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Chengdu. According to reports,...
Q4 results: Microsoft heading in the right direction

Q4 results: Microsoft heading in the right direction

Microsoft reported fiscal Q4 earnings results yesterday. You can read the WPCentral recap of the numbers here. Overall the financial performance was decent, and Wall Street still seems to appreciate the work that Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is doing to restructure the company for a successful...
Is Microsoft getting out of the Xbox Music and Video business? Nadella suggests they might (Updated)

Is Microsoft getting out of the Xbox Music and Video business? Nadella suggests they might (Updated)

Readers of this site know that Microsoft's Xbox Music and Video are good services at their core, but many speed bumps keep them from reaching their potential. Whether it is stiff competition from Amazon and Apple or an awkward software experience, the Microsoft teams behind both services have...
Video of Microsoft's secret labs offers a look into the world of Surface

Video of Microsoft's secret labs offers a look into the world of Surface

The folks over at Bloomberg managed to get access to Microsoft's secret Surface lab, which is the paving ground for new Surface tablet designs. The video features Panos Panay, VP of Surface division, who mentions that iterative design wasn't in Microsoft's DNA, and that his team has had to work...
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5.8 million Lumia smartphones sold this last quarter

Microsoft has just shared their latest quarterly financial report. This is for the previous three months that ended on June 30, 2014. Microsoft reported revenue of $23.38 billion with a net income of $4.61 billion. In the report, you'll find a ton of information about the various divisions within...
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Microsoft generates $23.38 billion in revenue for FY14 Q4

Microsoft's latest quarterly financial report, for the three months that ended on June 30, 2014, has just been released. The Redmond, Washington-based company reports its revenue went to $23.38 billion for its FY14 Q4 time period, up 18 percent compared to a year ago, with a net income of $4.61...

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