SKYPE is thinning its upper ranks ahead of its takeover by Microsoft.

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21st June 2011 2:06 PM

YAHOO is joining forces with rivals AOL and Microsoft in an attempt to halt the rise of Google and Facebook in online...

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10th Nov. 2011 10:11 AM

NOVOTEL has partnered with Microsoft to launch a world first: the hotel room of the future.

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22nd Nov. 2011 2:11 PM

BILL Gates today ruled out ever returning to the helm of Microsoft and dismissed harsh barbs by his former arch-rival Steve...

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15th Dec. 2011 5:12 PM

MICROSOFT today warned Australians to be wary of a phone scam that has left some victims hundreds of dollars out of...

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22nd Dec. 2011 5:12 PM

THIS Christmas families will be able to visit Disneyland and take a walk down The Grande Parade from their own lounge...

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25th Dec. 2011 6:12 AM

SOFTWARE giant Microsoft is suing Comet, an embattled UK electricals chain, over its alleged creation and sale of...


05th Jan. 2012 11:01 AM

MICROSOFT wants to "out-Apple Apple" by spreading its own launch events in the hope of building razzamatazz around a new...

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11th Jan. 2012 6:01 AM

A CRIMINAL cell is targeting vulnerable people living on the Fraser Coast, stealing cash, credit card details and personal...

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03rd Feb. 2012 1:02 PM

BYRON Bay inventor Ric Richardson, 49, has settled with software giant Microsoft after a nine-year legal battle.

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16th March 2012 8:03 AM

APPLE and Microsoft will be among technology companies asked to explain to Parliament why Australians pay much more for...

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29th April 2012 6:04 AM

SINCE Microsoft unveiled its first Microsoft-branded PCs, the Microsoft Surfaces in late June, I've been wondering how...

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10th July 2012 6:07 PM

FORGET Clippy asking whether you want to write a letter. Think Mark Zuckerberg asking if you want to share the letter...


17th July 2012 11:07 AM

MICROSOFT reported its first quarterly loss as a public company as it took a previously announced charge for writing down...

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20th July 2012 9:07 AM

A NATIONAL inquiry is beginning today into accusations that the international IT industry is ripping off Australian...

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30th July 2012 6:07 PM

AUSTRALIAN investigators have helped bust an international scam in which consumers were duped into paying to clean their...

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04th Oct. 2012 2:10 PM

TECHNOLOGY giants Apple, Microsoft and Adobe have been ordered to appear before a parliamentary inquiry into the exorbitant...

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12th Feb. 2013 6:02 AM

CHOICE is telling Australians to circumvent the geographic blocks preventing them from accessing cheaper overseas...

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25th March 2013 8:03 AM

A CONSUMER group tells consumers to be naughty, a woman is sacked for calling out sexism and the Cyprus and the IMF lose...

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26th March 2013 2:03 PM

MICROSOFT is expected to go head-to-head with Sony in the battle for the huge gaming console market when it unveils its new...

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26th April 2013 1:04 PM

TABLET computers have blossomed as gadgets-to-have but competition among makers has made choosing one to buy more...

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07th May 2013 12:05 AM

MICROSOFT'S wager on Windows 8 has turned sour after the computer giant announced a humiliating U-turn.

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08th May 2013 7:05 AM

TOMORROW night Microsoft will unveil the latest generation of its Xbox console in Redmond, Washington.

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21st May 2013 6:05 AM

STEVEN Spielberg has signed on to produce a live-action TV series of the best-selling video game Halo.

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22nd May 2013 10:05 AM

MICROSOFT has said it will control the re-sale of games for the Xbox One, drawing angry reactions from the online...

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25th May 2013 8:05 AM

JUST gorged on an entire series of Game of Thrones? Then you deserve a reward.

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04th June 2013 6:06 AM

INTERNET and telecom companies will be ordered by the Government to block “harmful” content such as extremist material and...

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07th June 2013 7:06 AM

THE world's richest man and the world's biggest security company are working on the same team.

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13th June 2013 6:06 AM

MICROSOFT has relented on its Xbox One DRM policy in response to furious customer backlash ahead of the console's release.

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20th June 2013 9:06 AM

MICROSOFT CEO Steve Ballmer is set to reveal a massive restructuring of the company on July 1

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25th June 2013 12:06 PM

MICROSOFT relents to online trolls, nobody surprised when the LNP is accused of lying, and religious group makes teen...

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25th June 2013 12:06 PM

MICROSOFT has shown off a new touchscreen that mimics how physical objects feel by offering “tactile feedback” to users.

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09th July 2013 7:07 AM

MICROSOFT employees are reportedly testing a prototype smart watch constructed from aluminium oxynitride.

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17th July 2013 8:07 AM

GOOGLE, Microsoft and Yahoo have created new rules to block advertising appearing alongside illegal content.

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17th July 2013 7:07 PM

THE Queensland Police Service has issued a warning to Queensland residents about a scam targeting computer users.

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18th July 2013 9:07 AM

FINANCIAL reports from the second quarter have shown that tech giants Google and Microsoft have both failed to hit...

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20th July 2013 5:07 PM

MICROSOFT'S chief executive, renowned for his wonderfully over-zealous business presentations, is to retire from the...

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24th Aug. 2013 1:08 PM

THE US stockmarket gained on Friday night, led by Microsoft after CEO Ballmer unexpectedly announced plans to retire within...

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26th Aug. 2013 8:08 AM

THE web telephone service Skype has confirmed it has developed the technology to create 3D video calls.

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30th Aug. 2013 5:08 AM

THERE'S only one guy in the world who should be running Microsoft right now. Everyone knows his name, and everyone knows...

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30th Aug. 2013 4:08 PM

MICROSOFT'S acquisition of Nokia’s Devices and Services business looks like it will be the billion dollar plan that pushes...

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04th Sept. 2013 2:09 PM

APPLE and Microsoft are offering major software products for free, but is that enough to undercut Google?

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25th Oct. 2013 2:10 PM

INVESTORS continued to be encouraged by the prospect that the Federal Reserve would delay tapering its stimulus program for...

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28th Oct. 2013 8:10 AM

AUSTRALIA'S entry into the next generation of consoles came last night as the Xbox One hit shelves around the country.

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22nd Nov. 2013 7:11 AM

POLICE are warning people to be vigilant after reports of a scam that has claimed several victims in Queensland.

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22nd Dec. 2013 6:12 AM

IT MIGHT have been a year which finished with Sony and Microsoft’s hardware head-to-head but here’s what our reviewers...

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13th Jan. 2014 2:01 PM

KILLZONE has in the past been known for solid gameplay and superb graphics, but also suffered from at times linear-level...

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17th Feb. 2014 4:02 PM

WHEN most firms start suffering from dwindling sales, they might call in a team of auditors or hire a new advertising...

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24th March 2014 6:03 PM

TODAY Facebook acquired virtual reality company Oculus for a whopping US$2 billion.

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26th March 2014 3:03 PM

MICROSOFT unveiled a new virtual assistant for Windows Phone devices as it seeks to gain traction in a highly competitive...

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03rd April 2014 7:04 AM