Microsoft will conduct an up-to-$60-billion share buyback programme, raise its quarterly dividend by 11% and appoint company President Brad Smith as vice chairman.
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Microsoft has promoted chief product officer Panos Panay to the role of executive vice president and added him to the senior leadership team, the software maker’s top advisers to CEO Satya Nadella.
Five years ago, Microsoft and Google agreed to cease using their substantial lobbying firepower against each other. That truce, forged at the time by two new CEOs wanting a fresh start, expired in April.
Despite all the talk of openness, Microsoft’s new Windows 11 operating system has at least one change that hearkens back to the days of Microsoft’s own anticompetitive behaviour.
Microsoft took its place in the history books as just the second US public company to reach a $2-trillion market value, buoyed by bets its dominance in cloud computing and enterprise software.
Microsoft on Wednesday named CEO Satya Nadella as its new chairman, in place of John Thompson.
Microsoft’s Xbox gaming unit is working on new hardware and deals with TV makers that will let people play games and experience the Xbox without needing to buy a gaming machine.
Microsoft will unveil a new version of its flagship Windows software on 24 June, an update CEO Satya Nadella has termed one of the “most significant” overhauls to the operating system in a decade.
Before all the revelations about his divorce, dubious workplace behaviour and ties to Jeffrey Epstein, Bill Gates was just America’s huggable billionaire techno-philanthropist.
Microsoft has unveiled software tools designed to make it easier and less expensive for people to access virtual reality and augmented reality content, and for more creators to build these digital and holographic worlds.