Microsoft's former CEO and chairman Steve Ballmer

Steve Ballmer: hits and misses from the Microsoft chairman

Talking Point Wed 20 Aug, AT 12:36

Microsoft's former CEO and chairman will be remembered as much for his failures as his successes

Apple logo

Why Apple is cosying up to former rival IBM

First Reaction Wed 16 Jul, AT 12:39

Apple and IBM's plan to co-produce apps will trouble rivals Microsoft, Google and Blackberry, say analysts

A Windows Phone 7

Android and Microsoft create mobile 'kill switch'

One-Minute Read Fri 20 Jun, AT 11:34

Kill switches aim to deter thieves by rendering stolen mobile devices useless

The new Microsoft Surface Pro 3 tablet with detachable keyboard

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 targets iPad and MacBook - reviews

Briefing Wed 21 May, AT 15:56

Third time's 'almost a charm' say reviewers of the new Surface Pro 3 tablet

Project Morpheus: How Sony's PS4 headset could transform gaming

One-Minute Read Wed 19 Mar, AT 15:02

Sony's new 3D headset for the PS4, codenamed Project Morpheus, will immerse players in a virtual gaming world

Satya Nadella: why Microsoft chose an engineer, not a suit

Wed 5 Feb, AT 09:15 The Conversation

Opting for scientists and engineers is a growing trend in the world of tech, says David Henderson

Satya Nadella: The challenge awaiting Microsoft's new CEO

First Reaction Wed 5 Feb, AT 10:46

Bill Gates endorses Nadella, but some say his presence will undermine confidence in the new boss

Google Glass

Apple, Microsoft and Google: what does 2014 hold in store?

Briefing Thu 2 Jan, AT 11:17

Will Google Glass see the light of day? Will Surface re-surface? A tech lecturer offers his predictions

Computer hacker

Google and Microsoft pledge to block child pornography

One-Minute Read Mon 18 Nov, AT 09:12

Search engines clear up results for over 100,000 terms that might relate to child abuse

Microsoft to buy Nokia's mobile phone arm for €5.4bn

One-Minute Read Tue 3 Sep, AT 11:05

Both have struggled to compete in the smartphone market but deal could help them take on Apple

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